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NQF credits: 30

Fifth year status‚ first semester‚ two double lectures and one double tut per week.

Course Convenor: A / Professor  Justine Burns

Entrance requirements: ECO4112F Maths and Stats for Economists or equivalent or at the discretion of the Head of Department

Course outline:

This course consists of three modules namely Real Analysis (RA)‚ Dynamic Optimisation (DO) and Probability & Statistics (PS). The course is intended to offer a solid grounding in the fundamental techniques of real analysis‚ dynamic optimisation‚ and probability & statistics. It assumes that students have taken the Honours level mathematics and statistics for economists. Therefore‚ it will be assumed that students have a very strong understanding of linear algebra and calculus. Students are also assumed to be comfortable with basic microeconomic and macroeconomic theory.

DP requirements: None.

Assessment:Assignments‚ tests and examination count 100%.

Last updated : 15 Jul 2015

Staff Members on this course :

Prof. Justine Burns Professor and RUBEN Director

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Research Area / Interest :
Microeconomics; labour; poverty and income distribution; rural development; institutional economics

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