- Code EMET7001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Econometrics
- Areas of interest Econometrics, Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Timo Henckel
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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The course teaches the mathematical foundations of models in economics, business and finance and its applications. Mathematical topics covered include set theory, functions, series, limits, univariate and multivariate calculus, unconstrained and constrained optimisation, matrix algebra. Applications include effective interest rates, present value, annuities, production functions, average and marginal cost functions, profit maximisation.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course students will:
• have a sound understanding of mathematical techniques discussed
• formulate economic problems in mathematical terms and apply the tools provided in the module for analysing them.
• demonstrate an understanding of many of the common functional forms used in economics their derivatives
• apply the basic principles of maximisation and minimisation to optimisation problems
• apply matrix algebra to simple economic problems and models
• make use of some basic principles of financial arithmetic in economic and financial problems
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- 85% of the overall course mark composed from the EMET1001 part of the course (see EMET1001)
- 15% of the overall course mark based on a tutorial/seminar essay. See Course Website.
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Three lectures and two tutorials per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Maths for Economics, by Geoff Renshaw, 2ed, Oxford University Press, 2008
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7778||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|