Mathematical Economics - ECON6004

Faculty: Australian School of Business

School: School of Economics

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Enrolment in program 8412 or approval of Head of School of Economics

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course gives students a working knowledge of static and dynamic optimisation techniques applied in economics. Topics include classical optimisation, comparative statics, non-linear programming, differential equations and optimal control.
All techniques introduced are illustrated with mainstream applications such as consumer theory and the neo-classical theory of optimal growth.

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