Theses and Capstone Projects

Year of Award

1966

College

College of Arts & Sciences

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Department

Math and Computer Science

First Advisor

Mary Teresine Lewis

Keywords

supply, demand, investment, production, order, amount, values

Abstract

In this thesis I tried to show that mathematics has a definite and important place in the field of economics. In order to illustrate this place, I presented both examples of mathematical economic formulations and critiques regarding the use of such formulations. The examples which I used gave only a brief glimpse of this broad field of mathematical economics. In closing I would just like to add that my purpose was not to set mathematics up on a pedestal, but rather to show how the two fields, mathematics and economics, can be brought together for the mutual fulfillment of each.

Document Type

Restricted Thesis

Restricted

Available to Fontbonne users only. Please log in with your id + password.

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

In Copyright