Cover; COMPUTATIONAL ECONOMICS; Title; Copyright; FOR Alejandro Ann Colin Eveline Liselotte; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Introduction; PART I Once Over Lightly . . .; PART I I Once More . . .; PART I I I Special Topic: Stochastic Control; Appendixes; REFERENCES; INDEX.
The ability to conceptualize an economic problem verbally, to formulate it as a mathematical model, and then represent the mathematics in software so that the model can be solved on a computer is a crucial skill for economists. Computational Economics contains well-known models--and some brand-new ones--designed to help students move from verbal to mathematical to computational representations in economic modeling. The authors' focus, however, is not just on solving the models, but also on developing the ability to modify them to reflect one's interest and point of view. The result is a book t.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-424) and index.