2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 1
Simple models
Steven Tschantz
1/10/12
Instructions
Save a copy of this notebook, complete the exercises, save and email the final version to
[email protected]
Due in one week, on Tues. 1/17.
Exerc
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 7
Stock option valuation
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2/21/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and
evaluate your commands computing an
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 2
Profit maximizing firms
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1/17/12
Problem
A firm has a unique product it will sell to consumers at a uniform price. How should it set the price so as to maximize
its profit?
Model
In runni
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 5
Logit demand model
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2/7/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and
evaluate your commands computing answers
Project instructions
Steven Tschantz
4/12/11
Assignment
Complete an individual project illustrating a mathematical model in economics, applying our computational tools, and demon strating your understanding of methods developed during the course. Investig
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Notes on modeling
Steven Tschantz
3/31/11
Summary
We have had nearly ten weeks of lectures and labs illustrating specification and implementation of mathematical models in
economics. Next we will have a test of your knowledge and p
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Supply and Demand
Steven Tschantz
1/25/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate your
commands computing answers below, save your results, an
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Supply and Demand
Steven Tschantz
1/25/11
Problem
Producers have product they want to sell. Consumers want to buy. How much will be sold and at what price?
Model
No one tells producers how much to sell or at what price. Nor does an
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Supply chain pricing model
Steven Tschantz
3/15/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate your
commands computing answers below, save your re
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Supply chain pricing model
Steven Tschantz
3/15/11
Problem
A manufacturer rarely sells directly to consumers. Many products are sold by neighborhood retailers who purchase wholesale
from manufacturers. Imagine a simple case where a
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Profit maximization
Steven Tschantz
2/1/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate your
commands computing answers below, save your results, a
Math 256
Mathematica practice
Steven Tschantz
1/10/12
Introduction
These are simple exercises to give everyone basic practice with Mathematica and the procedures we will use in this
course. Save a copy of this notebook, complete the exercises, save and em
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 3
Duopoly
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1/24/12
Problem
Two firms sell similar products in competition, setting prices to attract consumers. Consumers don't view these
products as exactly equivalent, but if the price o
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 4
Choice demand model
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1/31/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate
your commands computing answe
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 8
Portfolio allocation
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2/28/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and
evaluate your commands computing answ
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 10
Maximum-likelihood estimation
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3/20/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate
your commands comp
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 11
Supply chain pricing model
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3/27/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and
evaluate your commands computi
2012 - Steven Tschantz
Math 256 - Assignment 9
Econometrics
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3/13/12
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate
your commands computing answers belo
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Profit maximization
Steven Tschantz
2/1/11
Problem
A firm has a unique product it will sell to consumers at a uniform price. How should it set the price so as to maximize its
profit?
Model
In our supply and demand model, we had man
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Maximum-likelihood estimation
Steven Tschantz
3/22/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises. You can save a copy of this notebook, delete the material above, insert and evaluate your
commands computing answers below, save your
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Notes on Mathematica
Steven Tschantz
2/10/11
Summary
We have had nearly five weeks of practice with the basics of Mathemati ca and will have a test of your knowledge and proficiency with regards to the following.
1. Navigation and
Mathematica Foundations
Steven Tschantz
1/18/11
A theory for Mathematica
To understand a complex system like Mathemati ca, it helps to break it down into its basic components, formulate its basic
underlying principles and rules, abstract and simplify its
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Mathematica exercises part 2
Steven Tschantz
1/18/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises, save your results, and email your final version to
[email protected]
1. How many digits are there in the decimal form of th
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Mathematica exercises part 2
Steven Tschantz
1/18/11
Exercises
Complete the following exercises, save your results, and email your final version to
[email protected]
1. How many digits are there in the decimal form of th
Mathematica exercises part 1
Prof. Steven Tschantz
1/13/11
Introduction
This course is about mathematical modeling, as applied to problems in economics. The tool we will use, both for communicating
about mathematics and economics and for computing, is the
2011 - Steven Tschantz
Mathematica exercises part 1
Steven Tschantz
1/13/11
Introduction
This course is about mathematical modeling, as applied to problems in economics. The tool we will use, both for communicat ing about mathematics and economics and fo