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ECOS2903: Mathematical Economics A

This unit provides an introduction to mathematical concepts and techniques commonly employed by economists. Topics include: sets, single- and multi-variable functions, continuity, concavity and convexity, differentiation and integration, matrix algebra, unconstrained and constrained optimisation.

Code ECOS2903
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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A minimum of 65% in (ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) and 65% in ECON1002
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ECON2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. develop problem-solving skills
  • LO2. construct logical arguments and proofs
  • LO3. acquire the necessary mathematical skills to critically evaluate current research in economics and be in a position to contribute to current research

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.