## The structure of economics: a mathematical analysis |

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User Review - Thomas Ciszek - GoodreadsThe text and explanation can be dense and dry but the text does provide the student reader with a deep overview of microeconomics. There are better intros to micro, however. Read full review

#### Review: The Structure of Economics: A Mathematical Analysis

User Review - GoodreadsThe text and explanation can be dense and dry but the text does provide the student reader with a deep overview of microeconomics. There are better intros to micro, however. Read full review

### Contents

Review of Calculus One Variable | 26 |

Functions of Several Variables | 68 |

Profit Maximization | 107 |

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amount analysis assertion assuming assumptions behavior capital chain rule comparative statics concave Consider constant consumer consumer's consumption convex cost function cost minimization defined demand curves demand functions differential Economic elasticity envelope theorem equal equilibrium Euler's theorem example factor demand factor prices firm first-order conditions frontier Hence homogeneous of degree homothetic hypothesis identity implied increase indifference curves individual industry input integral isoquants labor Lagrange multiplier Lagrangian level curves marginal cost marginal product marginal utility marginal value mathematical matrix maximization model maximum minimum money income negative objective function output prices parameter postulate price changes principal minors problem production function production possibilities frontier profit profit-maximizing refutable relations represents respect result revealed preference second-order conditions slope Slutsky Slutsky equation solution solved substitution sufficient second-order conditions Suppose tangency theory utility function utility maximization variables vector yields zero