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Advanced mathematics for economists (master’s course, which can also be counted towards bachelor’s degree programs)

The exam review for the exam on April 10, 2012 will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in MZG 8.118. Please do not forget to bring your student ID with you!


Prof. Dr. Fred Boker

Tuesday: 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Beginning October 25, 2011

MZG 8.163

Content of the lecture

  • Univariate optimization (Chapter 8)
  • Multivariate optimization (Chapter 13)
  • Optimization under constraints, Lagrange method, non-linear programming (Chapter 14)
  • Linear programming, simplex method (chapter 17)

Exam date
First appointment: February 28, 2012, 12 noon in MZG 8.163
A second exam date is also offered. The exact date will be announced.


Lennart Stackebrandt

The exercises begin ct. ct, i.e. 15 after and then 90 min.
Wednesday: 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (large-scale exercise). (Beginning October 26th, 2011)
Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. (small exercise). (Beginning November 2nd, 2011)
Thursday: 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. (small exercise). (Beginning October 27, 2011)

Wednesday: MZG 8.163
Thursday: MZG 8.136


Sydsæter, Hammond (2009) Mathematics for Economists, Pearson Studies, 3rd Edition
Sydsæter, Hammond (2008) Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis; Prentice Hall, third edition
Sydsæter, Hammond, Seierstad and Strøm (2008) Further Mathematics for Economic Analysis; Prentice Hall, second edition (FMEA)

The topics mentioned above are dealt with, whereby the topics already dealt with in the basic lecture are only briefly repeated or supplemented by methods from the second volume FMEA. The chap. 17 and also the simplex method. In the exercises, tasks from the book are calculated.


  • Notes on the lectures
  • Contents and tasks in the winter semester 2011/2012 (DOC)
  • Notes / Downloads