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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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KTALS110 Mathematics in Economics II 6 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Assistant professor Matti Saariaho

General description

The course provides mathematical grounds for studying economics on the master level. The course consists of lectures and exercises.

Learning outcomes

The course aims at 1) developing and cultivating mathematical skills that are necessary in studying micro- and macroeconomics on the master level, and 2) promoting the use of the skills in doing the master’s thesis.


Mathematical tools for dynamic economic analysis.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 40 h 0 h
Exercises 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Teaching in the programme is given in the national languages of the partner universities (French, German, Finnish) and in English. The language of administrative cooperation is English. More information about the programme is available at the programme’s website mge-pepf.eu.

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Chiang-Wainwright: Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics, 4th Edition. McGraw-Hill 2004; Simon-Blume: Mathematics for Economists. W.W. Norton 1994.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
Theory and Methods (Economics)
School of Management
Theory and Methods (Economics)
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School of Management