Year of Award
College of Arts & Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Math and Computer Science
Mary Teresine Lewis
supply, demand, investment, production, order, amount, values
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.
Burton, Elizabeth, "Mathematical Economics" (1966). Theses and Capstone Projects. 61.
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