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Mathematics for Economics and Finance

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An introduction to mathematical modelling in economics and finance for students of both economics and mathematics. Throughout, the stress is firmly on how the mathematics relates to economics, illustrated with copious examples and exercises that will foster depth of understanding. Mathematics has become indispensable in the modelling of economics, finance, business and management. Without expecting any particular background of the reader, this book covers the following mathematical topics, with frequent reference to applications in economics and finance: functions, graphs and equations, recurrences (difference equations), differentiation, exponentials and logarithms, optimisation, partial differentiation, optimisation in several variables, vectors and matrices, linear equations, Lagrange multipliers, integration, first-order and second-order differential equations. The stress is on the relation of maths to economics, and this is illustrated with copious examples and exercises to foster depth of understanding. Each chapter has three parts: the main text, a section of further worked examples and a summary of the chapter together with a selection of problems for the reader to attempt. For students of economics, mathematics, or both, this book provides an introduction to mathematical methods in economics and finance that will be welcomed for its clarity and breadth.

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Author(s):
Anthony, Martin & Biggs, Norman
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1996, 21st printing
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521559138
ISBN-13:
9780521559133
Number of pages:
394
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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An introduction to mathematical modelling in economics and finance for students of both economics and mathematics. Throughout, the stress is firmly on how the mathematics relates to economics, illustrated with copious examples and exercises that will foster depth of understanding. Mathematics has become indispensable in the modelling of economics, finance, business and management. Without expecting any particular background of the reader, this book covers the following mathematical topics, with frequent reference to applications in economics and finance: functions, graphs and equations, recurrences (difference equations), differentiation, exponentials and logarithms, optimisation, partial differentiation, optimisation in several variables, vectors and matrices, linear equations, Lagrange multipliers, integration, first-order and second-order differential equations. The stress is on the relation of maths to economics, and this is illustrated with copious examples and exercises to foster depth of understanding. Each chapter has three parts: the main text, a section of further worked examples and a summary of the chapter together with a selection of problems for the reader to attempt. For students of economics, mathematics, or both, this book provides an introduction to mathematical methods in economics and finance that will be welcomed for its clarity and breadth.

Added value:
Fine condition
Author(s):
Anthony, Martin & Biggs, Norman
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1996, 21st printing
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521559138
ISBN-13:
9780521559133
Number of pages:
394
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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