Mathematical Methods for Economic Theory: a tutorial
by Martin J. Osborne
Publisher: University of Toronto 2007
Number of pages: 301
This tutorial covers the basic mathematical tools used in economic theory. Knowledge of elementary calculus is assumed; some of the prerequisite material is reviewed in the first section. The main topics are multivariate calculus, concavity and convexity, optimization theory, differential equations, and difference equations. The emphasis throughout is on techniques rather than abstract theory.
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by Raghavan Narasimhan - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Topics covered: Differentiable functions in Rn; Manifolds; Vector bundles; Linear differential operators; Cauchy Kovalevski Theorem; Fourier transforms, Plancherel's theorem; Sobolev spaces Hm,p; Elliptic differential operators; etc.
by Victor Guillemin, Shlomo Sternberg - Harvard University
In semi-classical analysis many of the basic results involve asymptotic expansions in which the terms can by computed by symbolic techniques and the focus of these lecture notes will be the 'symbol calculus' that this creates.
by J. Ponstein
This book is concerned with an attempt to introduce the infinitesimals and the other 'nonstandard' numbers in a naive, simpleminded way. Nevertheless, the resulting theory is hoped to be mathematically sound, and to be complete within obvious limits.
by Simon J.A. Malham - Heriot-Watt University
From the table of contents: Order notation; Perturbation methods; Asymptotic series; Laplace integrals (Laplace's method, Watson's lemma); Method of stationary phase; Method of steepest descents; Bibliography; Notes; Exam formula sheet; etc.