# ECC4384 - Mathematical economics

## 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

#### Offered

Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)

#### Synopsis

The unit will cover, in mathematical terms, many of the areas treated more intuitively in first-year microeconomics, eg consumer demand, the theory of the firm, equilibrium and Pareto optimum. However, a significant portion of the lectures will deal with topics not covered earlier, such as non-linear programming, game theory, and dynamic optimisation.

#### Assessment

As for ECC3840. Fourth year students are expected to show a greater depth of understanding than in the equivalent 3rd year unit

#### Contact hours

Three contact hours per week

#### Prerequisites

ECC2000 or equivalent

#### Prohibitions

ECC3840