Mathematics for Economists

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mathematics for Economists

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Mathematics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Overview: The goal of this course is to introduce fundamental mathematical tools used in economics, finance and business. Also, to relate these mathematical techniques to various types of economic problems so as to highlight the mutual relevance of both disciplines.

    TEXTBOOK: Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics. Alpra C. Chiang, 2005 edition

    Assignments: All assignments must be submitted in hard copy in class. Failure to do so will result in a zero grade for the assignment.

    Policy on Academic Integrity: The University policy on academic integrity applies to this course. You are responsible for knowing and abiding by this policy. This policy will apply to every exam, quiz, homework and any other assignment given in this course. Please note that violations of any kind will result in a failing grade for the entire course.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations