Courses: Computational Methods in Economics and Finance (ECONH365A01)

Fall 2008

This course will introduce numerical methods commonly used in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. It will introduce computational and programming techniques that can be used to solve finite-dimensional optimization problems. Such problems commonly arise in economics--how much to spend as opposed to save; and in finance--how to distribute the saved amount across different assets.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Prerequisites: Math 103 or 218 or 116 or 216 or 317 or 215 or Econ 302, Intermediate Microeconomics. No prior programming experience is required.

Fulfills: SO I

Department

Economics (Web site)

Taught By

Indradeep Ghosh (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Stokes 018

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00