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Unformatted text preview: The Maths Workbook Oxford University Department of Economics The Maths Workbook has been developed for use by students preparing for the Preliminary Examination in PPE or Mods in Modern History and Economics. It covers the mathematical techniques that students are required to know for the exam. The Maths Workbook was written by Margaret Stevens, with the help of: Alan Beggs, David Foster, Mary Gregory, Ben Irons, Godfrey Keller, Sujoy Mukerji, Mathan Satchi, Patrick Wallace, Tania Wilson. c Margaret Stevens 2003 Complementary Textbooks As far as possible the Workbook is self-contained, but it should be used in conjunction with standard textbooks for a fuller coverage: • Ian Jacques Mathematics for Economics and Business 3rd Edition 1999 or 4th Edi- tion 2003. (The most elementary.) • Martin Anthony and Norman Biggs Mathematics for Economics and Finance , 1996. (Useful and concise, but less suitable for students who have not previously studied mathematics to A-level.) • Carl P. Simon and Lawrence Blume Mathematics for Economists , 1994. (A good but more advanced textbook, that goes well beyond the Workbook .) • Hal R. Varian Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach covers many of the economic applications, particularly in the Appendices to individual chapters,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course ECON DEAM taught by Professor Vines during the Spring '10 term at Oxford University.
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