Credits: 6

Schedule: 14.04.2020 - 25.05.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Juuso Välimäki

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

V Spring (2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After this course the student knows the basic mathematics needed in the analyses of economic models. The student also understands the basic principles of building mathematical models of economic phenomena.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course covers multivariate calculus, basic mathematical optimization and elements of dynamical systems.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Examination and exercises.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, Exercises, Independent work. Total 160h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Simon and Blume: Mathematics for Economists

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Differential and integral Calculus I and Matrix Algebra or 30A02000 Tilastotieteen
perusteet or equivalent studies. 31A00110 Taloustieteen perusteet or
ECON-A2100 Principles of Economics I and ECON-A2200 Principles of
Economics II or equivalent studies.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A maximum of 60 students can be accepted to the course. Priority is given to:
1. Students in BSc programme in Economics (quota 40 students)
2. Students in BSc programme in Science and Technology and Students
in BSc programme in Design (quota 5 students)
3. Other Aalto students (quota 15 students)
In each quota students are selected in the order of enrollment. If a given quota
is not filled, more students from other quotas can be accepted to the course.


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