Mathematics for Economics and Finance

Mathematics for Economics and Finance


by Martin Anthony; Norman Biggs

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.

Cambridge University Press; July 1996 410 pages; ISBN 9781139636179 Read online , or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format Title: Mathematics for Economics and Finance Author: Martin Anthony; Norman Biggs   Buy, download and read Mathematics for Economics and Finance (eBook) by Martin Anthony; Norman Biggs today!
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