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Applied Mathematics (Aut22)

  • Teacher(s):   O.Strimbu  
  • Course given in: English
  • ECTS Credits: 1.5 credits
  • Schedule: Autumn Semester 2022-2023, 1.0h. course (weekly average)
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  • Related programme: Master of Science (MSc) in Economics
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Objectives

In this course, we will cover some important economic applications of mathematical methods and tools. As illustration, we will touch upon a few fundamental concepts in economics, including seminal results in social choice, asymmetric information and networks.



Contents

There are 6 weeks of lectures. The first lecture will take place Monday, the 14th of November. The lectures are:

  1. Voting and social choice theory (2 lectures)
  2. Asymmetric information (2 lectures)
  3. Networks (2 lectures)

References

  • Sen, "Collective Choice and Social Welfare", Harvard University Press, 2017.
  • Laffont and Martimort, "The Theory of Incentives", Princeton University Press, 2002.
  • Jackson, ”Social and Economic Networks”, Princeton University Press, 2008.

Evaluation

First attempt

Exam:
Written 2h00 hours
Documentation:
Not allowed
Calculator:
Allowed with restrictions
Evaluation:

Your final grade will be determined by a final exam, which is written and closed-book. The duration of the final exam is 2 hours.

Retake

Exam:
Written 2h00 hours
Documentation:
Not allowed
Calculator:
Allowed with restrictions
Evaluation:

In case of a retake exam, your final grade will be determined based only on this retake exam. It will be a written, closed-book examination of 2 hours.



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