Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr Online Examination 11.2.2021 - 11.2.2021
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr Online Examination 22.1.2021 - 22.1.2021
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr Lecture Course 26.10.2020 - 17.12.2020
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr General Examination 6.3.2020 - 6.3.2020
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr General Examination 7.2.2020 - 7.2.2020
Mathematics for AGERE students IV 5 Cr Lecture Course 28.10.2019 - 10.12.2019

Target group

For first year master students studying environmental and natural resources economics in the AGERE -master program.

Exchange students, students studying agricultural economics, and students from other programs are also welcome to participate.

Prerequisites

Mathematics for economists 1-2, course code YET-023 or YET-025. Equivalent to old mathematics for economists 1 and mathematical economists, course codes YET-010 and YET-201 or Y100. Mathematics for economists III.

Learning outcomes

Students will know and recognize most of the mathematical techniques and methods that are used in environmental and natural resources economics. Students understand the mathematical methods used in ERE courses. Students can apply these methods to solve problems in environmental and natural resources economics.

Timing

First year master students, or advanced bachelor students. In the second period.

Contents

Implicit function theorem, static optimization (equality an inequality constraints), differential equations, optimal control theory, difference equations, and applications.

Study materials

Sydsäeter et al.: Further mathematics for economic analysis.

Assessment practices and criteria

Graded 0-5 based on mid-term exams.

Additional information

Teaching language is English.

Completion methods

Lectures, exercises and an exam.

  • Exam
  • Course includes 18 hours of lectures, 8 hours of exercise lectures and 111 hours of self-studying.
  • Exercise are fundamental part of the course. Course includes 4 exercise lectures