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Optimization in economic theory

Author: Avinash K Dixit
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A new edition of a student text which provides a broad study of optimization methods. It builds on the base of simple economic theory, elementary linear algebra and calculus, and reinforces each new  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Avinash K Dixit
ISBN: 0198772114 9780198772118 0198772106 9780198772101
OCLC Number: 21229896
Notes: Previous edition: 1976.
Description: vi, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Lagrange's method --
Extensions and generalizations --
Shadow prices --
Maximum value functions --
Convex sets and their separation --
Concave programming --
Second-order conditions --
Uncertainty --
Time: the maximum principle --
Dynamic programming.
Responsibility: by Avinash K. Dixit.

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'The new edition is completely re-ordered, and the introductory material is now beautifully argued. It now affords a relaxed beginning to concave programming.'Peter Lambert, The Economic Journal, Read more...

 
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