Economics 210B Due: Fri., Sept. 9, 2011
Problem Set 8.
Problem 1. Simon and Blume, 24.1, 24.5, 24.8.
Problem 2. Simon and Blume 24.6. Hint: you will need to use Leibniz rule:
g fem : W)
and the chain rule, in the following form:
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Economics 2103 Due: Tues, Aug. 30, 2011
Problem Set 1.
Problem 1. Simon 8; Blume 8.1. (You can skip this one if you are already familiar
with matrix algebra.)
Problem 2. Simon 8.; Blume 8.15, 8.20.
Problem 3. Simon 85 Blume 11.2, 11.3.
Problem 4. Simon 8.
Economics 210B Dne: Mon, Sept. 12, 2011
Problem Set 9.
Problem 1. Budget decits and currency crises.
a. The real money supply is defined as in; : ML/Pf, where M; is the nominal
money supply and H is the nominal price level. The ination. rate is dened as t
Economics 210B Some problems due: Tues, Sept. 13, 2011
Problem Set 10.
Problemyil Travel planning by backwards induction.
A trucker will travel across the US from San Francisco (marked A on the
map) to New York ("J on the map); several possible routes are
Economics 2108 (Costain) Thurs, Sept. 1, 2011
Problem Set 3.
For the rst two questions, assume that utility is firEreasing (u(ar) > 0)
and concave r < 0).
Problem 1. Absolute risk aversion.
For any function f(:1:), the derivative f(:r) measures the rate o
Economics 210B Due: Fri., Sept. 2, 2011
Problem Set 4.
First: nish PS3, problem 6.
Problem 1. Consumption versus leisure, part 2.
Lets rework the last problem from P83 by more standard techniques. Assume
the individual faces the following choice problem:
Economies 210B Due: Tues, Sept. 6, 2011
Problem Set 5.
Problem 1. Consumption versus leisure, part 3.
Consider again the optimization problem we studied earlier:
max U(c, h) E 111(0) + aln(T 11.} subject to: c : wh
This time we will use MATLAB to stu
Economics 210B Due: feds, Aug. 31, 2011
Problem Set 2.
Problem 1. Simon & Blume 9.11, 9.13, 9.14.
Problem 2. Simon 8: Blume 26.9, 26.13.
Problem 3. Arbitrage pricing.
Imagine that three states of the world are possible (that is, three possible out-
Economics 210B Due: Weds, Sept. 7, 2011
Problem Set 6.
Problem 1. The principal-agent problem.
The principal is a landowner who wishes to hire a farmer (the agent") to grow
avocadoes on his land. The farmer likes consumption (he has logarithmic utility)
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Economics 210B: Mathematical Methods in Economics
University of California at Santa Cruz
This course is
Econ 604 Advanced Microeconomics
Chapter 2 (pp. 26 to 56) for today
Chapter 3 (pp. 66-86) for next time
You should be able to work the problems at
the end of Chapter 2. (Brief answers to many of the
problems appear in