as of 10/5/2022 |

**FURTHER QUANTITATIVE METHODS (MATHEMATICS)** |

Country - Partner Institution - Programs: | United Kingdom - England - London School of Economics - 'London School of Economics' |

UC Course Subject | Mathematics |

Number & Suffix: | 114 |

Full UC Title: | FURTHER QUANTITATIVE METHODS (MATHEMATICS) |

Transcript Title: | FURTHER QUANT METHD |

UC QTR Units - Division: | 6.0 - Upper Division |

Course Description: | This is a second course in quantitative methods, following on directly from Quantitative Methods (Mathematics) (MA107). This course contains further algebra and calculus. As with the course MA107, the emphasis is on applications in economics and finance. Topics include matrix methods in portfolio analysis; linear independence; rank of a matrix; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; diagonalization; linear systems of recurrence equations; Markov process; second-order recurrence equations; macroeconomic models; vector geometry; gradient and directional derivative; tangent hyperplanes and the optimal bundle; resource allocation and Pareto efficiency; orthogonal matrices and quadratic forms; critical points of quadratic functions; Taylor's approximation; and optimization of functions of two or more variables. |

Language of Instruction: | English |

Partner Title: | FURTHER QUANTITATIVE METHODS (MATHEMATICS) |

Partner University Department: | Mathematics |

Partner University Course Number: | MA207 |