Dynamic Modelling for Economists - ECO00012I

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  • Department: Economics and Related Studies
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Makoto Shimoji
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20

Module aims

  • To learn how to solve ordinary differential equations
  • To apply these techniques to solve problems in economics contexts

Module learning outcomes

On completing the module a student will be able to:

  • Solve differential equations
  • Analyse economic processes that evolve through time via differential equations


Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Dynamic Modelling for Economists
2 hours 100

Special assessment rules


Additional assessment information

  • Students are expected to have studied the theory of integration prior to talking this module.
  • Through seminars and problem sets for these seminars. In advance of each seminar, you should have looked at the seminar questions, and prepared your answer to them. Your tutor will expect you to be able to participate in analysing and discussing these questions.


Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Dynamic Modelling for Economists
2 hours 100

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Indicative reading

  • Sydsater, K., Hammond, P., Seierstad, A. and Stron, A. (2008). Further Mathematics for Economic Analysis. 2nd ed. Prentice Hall.

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