Nov 19, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 4120 - Mathematical Methods in Economics


Application of mathematical techniques to economic modeling and analysis. Construction of models to describe aspects of the economy and to analyze potential policies. Solution methods for issues including optimal choice with and without constraints, equilibria among multiple actors, marginal effects of policies, and dynamic economic models. Some mathematical maturity is assumed, and mathematical skills are taught throughout the course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECON 2010 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Cross Listed: Cross listed with ECON 6120; students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4



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