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Mathematics for Doctoral Economics I 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

(i) constrained optimization with inequality constraints
(ii) the envelope theorem
(iii) calculus rules involving logs and exponentials
(iv) addition, multiplication, and inversion of matrices; vector spaces; solving sets of simultaneous
equations using matrices; and eigenvalues and eigenvectors
(v) unconstrained and constrained multivariable optimization
(vi) Taylor series expansion
(vii) the derivation of statistical functions and measures from continuous probability density functions
(viii) concavity, convexity, quasi-concavity, and quasi-convexity characteristics of functions
(ix) topological definitions and theorems, in particular fixed point theorems

Prerequisites

Admitted to a doctoral programme in economics or a related subject of a recognized business school or
university.

Level of Education: XXX
Course code/Ladok code: FJMD139
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
FORS
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2020: Aug 31 - Oct 25
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Scott Hacker
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-FJ028
Last modified 2020-07-01 13:09:15

Content updated 2020-08-25