Mathematics for Economics: An integrated approach by Mik WisniewskiMathematics for Economics: An integrated approach by Mik Wisniewski

Mathematics for Economics: An integrated approach

byMik Wisniewski

Paperback | March 15, 2013

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This book shows how mathematics is used in developing economic theory and in applied economic analysis. The text gradually develops the mathematical skills needed by students and allows them to progress at their own pace. A wide variety of examples shows how, and why, the application of mathematics has become essential to economists.
Mik Wisniewskiis a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde Business School, UK where he has specific research interests in performance measurement and performance management, particularly for public sector organisations. His research expertise relates to benchmarking, process mapping and the use of the balanced scorecar...
Title:Mathematics for Economics: An integrated approachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.81 inPublished:March 15, 2013Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230278922

ISBN - 13:9780230278929

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- PART I: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS.- Tools of the Trade: the Basics of Algebra.- Linear Relationships in Economic Analysis.- Non-linear Relationships in Economic Analysis.- PART II: LINEAR MODELS IN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS.- The Principles of Linear Models.- Market Supply and Demand Models.- National Income Models.- Matrix Algebra the Basics.- Matrix Algebra the Matrix Inverse.- Economic Analysis with Matrix Algebra.- Economic Analysis with Matrix Algebra: Input-output Analysis.- PART III: OPTIMIZATION IN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS.- Quadratic Functions in Economic Analysis.- The Derivative and the Rules of Differentiation.- Derivatives and Economic Analysis.- The Principles of Optimization.- Optimization in Economic Analysis.- Optimization in Production Theory.- PART IV: OPTIMIZATION WITH MULTIPLE VARIABLES.- Functions of More Than Two Variables.- Analysis of Multi-variable Economic Models.- Unconstrained Optimization.- Constrained Optimization.- PART V: FURTHER TOPICS IN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS.- Integration and Economic Analysis.- Financial Analysis in Economics I: Interest and Present Value.- Financial Analysis in Economics II: Annuities, Sinking Funds and Growth Models.- An Introduction to Dynamics.- Probability and Economic Analysis.- Appendices.- The Greek Alphabet.- Solutions to the Learning Check Activities.- Solutions to the Progress Check Activities.- Outline Solutions to the End-of-module Exercises.