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ECON 6170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Covers selected topics in matrix algebra (vector spaces, matrices, simultaneous linear equations, characteristic value problem), calculus of several variables (elementary real analysis, partial differentiation) convex analysis (convex sets, concave functions, quasi-concave functions), classical optimization theory (unconstrained maximization, constrained maximization), Kuhn-Tucker optimization theory (concave programming, quasi-concave programming).

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: At least three years of undergraduate mathematics, including at least two semesters of formal mathematics such as analysis, and at least four semesters of economics beyond intermediate microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, or permission of the instructor.

Comments Current Ph.D. students in AEM, PAM or MGMT may substitute David Just's version of AEM 6940 for the undergraduate mathematics prerequisites provided they have completed the course with a grade of B- or better. Simultaneous enrollment of Econ 6170 and AEM 6940 is not permitted.

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  •  5820ECON 6170  LEC 001

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Enrollment limited to: first year Economics grad students.