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ECC5850 - Mathematical economic theory

6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Associate Professor Vai Lam Mui


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)


Mathematical preliminaries; static optimisation theory; introduction to calculus of variations and optimal control theory; necessary and sufficient conditions; investment theory: costs of adjustment, neoclassical, Q theory; consumption theory; use of duality theory; growth models; Hamilton Jacobi theory; discrete time stochastic models; selected current applications.


Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact hours

3 hours per week

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