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ECON 486. Introduction to Mathematical Economics

Credits: 3
Department: Economics
Description: Application of mathematical tools to the problems of micro and macro economic theory.
Prerequisites: ECON 406, MATH 221
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define and identify mathematical tools and concepts such as functions, derivatives, optimization, and matrix algebra.
2. Associate such abstract mathematical concepts with economics.
3. Apply mathematical tools and concepts to economic and statistical issues discussed in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics.
4. Differentiate the more abstract approach of mathematics from the more intuitive approach of economics.
5. Evaluate economic models using rigorous mathematical techniques.

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