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Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics
Faculty of Public Affairs

ECON 2400 [0.5 credit]

Mathematical Methods of Economics

Constrained optimization via Lagrange and Kuhn-Tucker conditions; implicit functions and implicit differentiation; comparative static methods applied to models such as utility maximization and least-cost production; homogeneous functions; concave and convex functions; compounding and exponential functions; economic models involving integration; differential equations.
Prerequisites: ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003 with a grade of C- or higher, and ECON 1401 and ECON 1402 (or equivalent) with an average grade of C+ or higher.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

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