MATHEMATICS PART II
Prof. M. Giovannini
Module 2 (12 hours, plus 4 hours tutorials)
1. Linear Difference equations. (S: 3)
2. System of linear difference equations. Matrix-form solution. (S: 5 or SB: 23.2)
3. Differential equations (S: 2 and 4 or SB: 24.1
(Module I, 15 hours course, plus 4 hours tutorial)
Prof. Gerd Weinrich
Analysis in the Euclidean space
Derivatives, differentials and tangent spaces (SB: 14.1, 14.4).
Directional derivatives and gradients (SB: 14.5-6).
DEFAP Research Methods 1
(15 hours lectures + 9 hours tutorials)
The course provides students with in-depth knowledge of recent advances in the analysis of
survey-data and (quasi)experimental-data. In particular the course aims to equip students wi
Course in Political Economy
This course focuses on the application of economic analysis to political institutions by the method
DEFAP Public Economics
16 h (Lectures + Tutorials)
1. Pareto principle and fundamental welfare theorems. 4 h
Cardinal vs. Ordinal utility and the Pareto principle for the comparison of social states.
Production and alloc
Mathematics (Pre-session course) (12 hours)
Prof. Michele Longo
1. Sets, numbers, and proofs (SB: App. A1; T: 0A; MWG: M.H)
1.1. Vocabulary and operations.
1.2. Relations, functions, and correspondences.
1.3. Real and complex numbers.
UNIVERSITA CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE
Dipartimenti e Istituti di Scienze Economiche
FROM SIMPLE GROWTH TO NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS: A PRIMER IN
ITEMQ 45 - Settembre - 2007
QUADERNI DELLISTITUTO DI
Time Series Econometrics first part
STATIONARY UNIVARIATE MODELS. Wold decomposition theorem, ARMA models and BoxJenkins methodology, Model Selection, maximum likelihood estimation, Forecasting methodology
(Hamilton Time Series Analysis, ch. 1-5)
PhD Course on Mathematics
Modules: Correspondences and
1. Definition and relation to functions; economic examples of correspondences; monotone
correspondences; lower and upper hemicontinuity of correspon
Outline of the Course
This 24-hour course builds on the module taught by prof. Femminis. It focuses on new developments
involving real business cycle theory, monetary and fiscal policy. The course is split into two modules