Mathematical Formulas for Economists: Edition 3

Springer Science & Business Media
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The present collection of formulas has been composed for students of economics or management science at universities, colleges and trade schools. It contains basic knowledge in mathematics, financial mathematics and statistics in a compact and clearly arranged form. This volume is meant to be a reference work to be used by students of undergraduate courses together with a textbook, and by researchers in need of exact statements of mathematical results. People dealing with practical or applied problems will also find this collection to be an efficient and easy-to-use work of reference.
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Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Nov 17, 2006
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188
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9783540469025
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English
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Business & Economics / Economics / General
Business & Economics / Economics / Theory
Business & Economics / Operations Research
Mathematics / Game Theory
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