A valuable guide to the mathematical apparatus that underlies so much of modern ecomics. The approach to mathematics is rigorous and the mathematical techniques are always presented in the context of the ecomics problem they are used to solve. Students can gain insight into, and familiarity with, the mathematical models and methods involved in the transition from a phemena to quantitative statement.
Adam Ostaszewski is currently Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the London School of Economics. He teaches matematical methods appropriate to economic theory (including game thoery and control theory) and special topic courses to graduates and undergraduates. His main research interets include set--theoretic topology and theoretical economics, concentrating on mathematical problems ansd spanning a wide field of applications.