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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ECON 6120 - Advanced Mathematical Methods in Economics

Mathematical techniques applied to theoretical models in economics. Reviews and introduces core mathematical topics at the graduate economics level, applied to topics such as optimal behaviors of economics agents, equilibria among multiple interacting agents, economics growth processes and inter-temporal decision making, decision making in stochastic enviroments, and techniques to develop and work with economic models. Assumes thorough knowledge of calculus and some familiarity with linear algebra and probability theory.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross listed with ECON 4120; students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 3

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