Econ2285: Mathematical Economics (Fall 2018-2019)

Course Syllabus


Lecture Notes:

Topic 1 (Matrix Algebra and Static Equilibrium Analysis): [PDF Slides]

Topic 2 (Comparative Static Analysis): [PDF Slides]

Topic 3 (Static Optimization): [PDF Slides]

Topic 4 (Constrained Static Optimization): [PDF Slides

Topic 5 (Economic Dynamics without Optimization: Solving Difference Equations) [PDF Slides]

Topic 6 (Discrete-time Dynamic Optimization)

Topic 7 (Continous-time Dynamics: Solving Differential Equations)

Topic 8 (Continuous-time Dynamic Optimization)


Midterm Tests (Open book and open notes) 

Test 1 (October 23, 1:30-3:00pm)

Test 2 (November 20, 1:30-3:00pm)

Problem Sets 

Problem Set 1 Answers to Problem Set 1

Problem Set 2