The course introduces the mathematical methods that are necessary tools to understand the contemporary economics literature. Among other things, the course deals with optimization problems and comparative statics. In order to implement the economic analysis a number of mathematical methods such as matrix algebra, differential calculus, Lagrange multipliers, Taylor series and convexity are used.
University: Courses in Economics at undergraduate level equal to 90ECTS (whereof 30ECTS C-level courses) including a Bachelor thesis of 15ECTS or the equal writing experience. Students are also required to have English B from Swedish gymnasium or the equivalent.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
15 April 2021.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.