Published Internationally on the 2nd of December, 2011 by Routledge

( London and New York )

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Paperback: 978-0-415-66420-2 Hardback: 978-0-415-66419-6
Description of the Book

This book can help overcome the widely observed math-phobia and math-aversion among undergraduate students in these subjects. The book can also help them understand why they have to learn different mathematical techniques, how they can be applied, and how they will equip the students in their further studies.

The book provides a thorough but lucid exposition of most of the mathematical techniques applied in the fields of economics, business and finance. The book deals with topics right from high school mathematics to relatively advanced areas of integral calculus covering in the middle the topics of linear algebra; differential calculus; classical optimization; linear and nonlinear programming; and game theory.

Though the book directly caters to the needs of undergraduate students in economics, business and finance, graduate students in these subjects will also definitely find the book an invaluable tool as a supplementary reading.

Contents of the Book
1. Review of Basics 2. Linear Algebra
3. Differential Calculus 4. Classical Optimization
5. Linear Programming 6. Nonlinear Programming
7. Game Theory 8. Integral Calculus
References Index
Web Supplements
Supplements to Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 8
9. Difference Equations 10. Differential Equations
11. Elements of Mathematica 12. Graphics in Mathematica
Mathematica Applications in Chapters 1 - 8
References for Web Supplements

Author Biography

Dr E. K. Ummer graduated with a Ph.D. degree from University of London. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of E.M.E.A. College of Arts and Science. Prior to joining E.M.E.A. College, he was with the faculty of Economics and Management Studies at International Islamic University, Malaysia. His current research interests are quantitative methods, economic theory, and economics of development and growth. The author can be contacted at [email protected] or at [email protected].

Supplements to Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 8

Chapter 9. Difference Equations;

Chapter 10. Differential Equations;

Chapter 11. Elements of Mathematica;

Chapter 12. Graphics in Mathematica;

Mathematica Applications in Chapters 1 – 8;

References for Web Supplements