Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320103E11755MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS IElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to demonstrate the students mathematical tools and techniques used in constructing and solving economic models. By emphasizing the mathematical tools, techniques and by teaching the applications in economic theory, it is aimed that the students will be able to use mathematical techniques and economic models and to solve the economic problems in their analysis.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Barış Gök
Learning Outcomes
1To able to describe basic mathematical concepts
2To be able to solve basic mathematical problems
3To be able to make mathematical formulation of economic topics.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Economics Models, Equilibrium Analysis in Economics, Linear Models and Matrix Algebra, Comparative-Static Analysis, Comparative Static Analysis of General Functions Models, Optimization, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Economics Dynamics and Integral Calculus, Continuous Time: First-Order Differential Equations, Higher-Order Difference Equations, Discrete Time: First-order Difference Equations, Higher-Order Differential Equations
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction The Nature of Mathematical Economics
2Economics Models
3Linear Models and Matrix Algebra
4Linear Models and Matrix Algebra
5Comparative-Static Analysis
6Comparative-Static Analysis
7Comparative-Static Analysis
8Midterm Exam
9Comparative Static Analysis of General Functions Models
10Comparative Static Analysis of General Functions Models
11Optimization
12Optimization
13Optimization
14Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
15Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• Chiang, A.C. (2003), Matematiksel İktisadın Temel Yöntemleri, Asil Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara. (Çevirenler: Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Sarımeşeli, Prof.Dr. Osman Aydoğuş)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Etkinlikler ayrıntılı olarak "Değerlendirme" ve "İş Yükü Hesaplaması" bölümlerinde verilmiştir.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Practice8324
Self Study717
Individual Study for Homework Problems717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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