Bachelor of Science. in. Mathematics and Economics. (JUPAS Code: 5232). Jointly offered by the Departments of Mathematics and Economics. Agenda. Overview of the Program. who should choose this Program career prospect program requirements admission requirements.
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Bachelor of Science
Mathematics and Economics
(JUPAS Code: 5232)
Jointly offered by the
Departments of Mathematics and Economics
- University admission schemes: 2-sdied matching
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- Financial economics: asset pricing theory and portfolio selection
Stay competitive in future job markets
economics and social science.
Liberal arts education versus professional training
Key components in the curriculum
Subject areaNo. of courses
Humanities and Social Science4
ECON 150 [3-0-0:4]
Big Problems in Economics: Issues, Ideas, and Principles
The course introduces students to some of the economic principles that never have proven to be powerful tools for analyzing real-world problems. A wide range of the most pressing issues of our times will be identified and discussed. The necessary framework for analyzing them ill be developed.
Application of economic theory to important real-world problems; reading of selected excerpts from important books and articles; discussions of methodology and current controversies. Exclusions: ECON 110, ECON 111, ECON 113, SOSC 144, AL Business and Economics Prerequisite: B or above
in AL Economics
COURSES IN LANGUAGE FOR BUSINESS
LABU 101Business Case Analyses[0-3-0:4]
A one-year course for Business students and students in Technology and Management. This course develops students' critical thinking and communication skills as well as interdisciplinary awareness through a process of comprehending, analyzing and presenting business cases in various disciplines. Exclusion: LANG 107
LANG 201Business Communication[0-3-0:3]
Restricted to students in the School of Business and Management. Focuses on the processes and skills of effective oral presentation, report and letter writing in business situations where English is the medium of communication. Prerequisite: LABU 101/LANG 107
Mathematics is …
Two-sided matching schemes
Program Optimal Approach
Each admissions officer gives out all the K offers to its chosen list of top K candidates (represented by representatives).
If there are more than one offer given to the candidate, then she returns the less preferred offers to the admissions officers, who will then give the offers to the next eligible candidate in the queue.
Student Optimal Approach
In other words, a student cannot find a more preferred curricula which is willing to accept him, and an institution cannot get a more eligible student willing to accept its offer to replace the weakest one already accepted.
Measurement of political power
United Nations Security Council
United States Federal System
Apportionment of legislature seats based
on populations of districts
Order the remainder qi-qi, and allocate, one each, to the districts having the largest fractional remainders.
Alabama paradox – Loss of House Monotone Property
Increase in the total number of seats may force a state to lose a seat.
It changes the priority order of assigning the surplus seats.
Texas and Illinois increased their quotas from 9.040 and 18.640 to 9.682 and 18.702, respectively.
State X could lose seats to State Y even though population of X had grown faster than population of Y.
New States Paradox
Adding a new state and / or increasing number of seats may cause another state to lose seats.
Views from leading economists
- Role of mathematics in economics
Insurance: Mathematics and Economics
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