Linear Algebra for Economists

  • Fuad Aleskerov
  • Hasan Ersel
  • Dmitri Piontkovski

Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 1-15
  3. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 17-47
  4. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 49-63
  5. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 65-73
  6. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 75-90
  7. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 91-106
  8. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 107-122
  9. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 123-140
  10. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 141-163
  11. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 165-193
  12. Fuad Aleskerov, Hasan Ersel, Dmitri Piontkovski
    Pages 195-216
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 217-279

About this book

Introduction

This textbook introduces students of economics to the fundamental notions and instruments in linear algebra. Linearity is used as a first approximation to many problems that are studied in different branches of science, including economics and other social sciences. Linear algebra is also the most suitable to teach students what proofs are and how to prove a statement. The proofs that are given in the text are relatively easy to understand and also endow the student with different ways of thinking in making proofs. Theorems for which no proofs are given in the book are illustrated via figures and examples. All notions are illustrated appealing to geometric intuition. The book provides a variety of economic examples using linear algebraic tools. It mainly addresses students in economics who need to build up skills in understanding mathematical reasoning. Students in mathematics and informatics may also be interested in learning about the use of mathematics in economics.

Keywords

Linear Algebra Linear Economic Models Linear Programming Linear Spaces Vectors and Matrices

Authors and affiliations

  • Fuad Aleskerov
    • 1
  • Hasan Ersel
    • 2
  • Dmitri Piontkovski
    • 3
  1. 1.Higher School of Economics, Mathematics for EconomicsNational Research UniversityMoscowRussian Federation
  2. 2., Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesSabanci UniversityOrhanli-TuzlaTurkey
  3. 3.Higher School of Economics, Mathematics for EconomicsNational Research UniversityMoscowRussian Federation

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20570-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-20569-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-20570-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-4333
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-4341
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