Personnel
Instructor:  Shihomi
AraAksoy (Office: İİBF, İktisat Bölümü, Email: ) 

Course Information
Schedule:  Wednesdays, 9:00  11:45, D11 

Office hours:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays from 12:00  13:30 or by Appointment 
Course description /objective: 
This course is designed to introduce a wide range of mathematical techniques used in senior undergraduate level economics courses. The mathematical tools used in equilibrium models, comparativestatic models and optimization problems are discussed with economics applications. The course will extensively employ algebra and basic calculus, although there will be a review of basic techniques such as differentiation, integration and matrix operations as these skills are required. 
Texts
 Chiang, A.C. and K, Wainwright (2005), "Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics:, 4th edition, McGrawHill.
Course Syllabus
Lecture Schedule
Week 
Contents 

Week 1(Oct. 5) 
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Week 2(Oct.12) 
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Week 3(Oct. 19) 
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Week 4(Oct. 26) 
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Week 5(Nov. 2) 
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Week 6(Nov. 9) 
No Class

Week 7(Nov.16) 
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Week 8(TBA) 
1st Midterm Exam

Week 9(Nov. 30) 
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Week 10
(Dec. 7) 
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Week 11(Dec. 14) 
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Week 12(Dec. 21) 
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During Week 12 
2nd Midterm Exam

Week 13(Dec. 28) 
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Week 14(Jan. 4) 
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Final Exam(TBA) 
Final
Exam

Exams
 1st Midterm exam: to be announced
 2nd Midterm exam: to be announced
 Final exam date: to be announced
Grading Policy
1nd Midterm Exam  25% 
2nd Midterm Exam  25% 
Final Exam  50% 