A textbook for a first-year PhD course in mathematics for economists and a reference for graduate students in economics.
The author, who is affiliated with two academic institutions in Barcelona and with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, specializes in mathematical economics and in growth and regional economics. Here he presents material for a first-year Ph.D. course in mathematics for economists, providing a self-contained treatment. Coverage includes analysis in metric spaces, differential calculus, comparative statics, convexity, static optimization, dynamical systems, and dynamic optimization. Numerous worked out problems and applications to standard economic models are provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)