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Luigi Balletta, Salvatore Modica

Macroeconomics Lectures

The Basic Models The latest editions of introductory texts are becoming easier and easier. At the same time, macroeconomic models used by central banks in their simulations (the so-called Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models, DSGE) are increasingly microfounded – and thus complex. In a nutshell, BUP Macroeconomic Lessons fill a gap. Surely students will find them slightly more difficult than the most popular textbooks, but their investment will pay off when they attend a Macroeconomics course. It will help them understand that microeconomics and macroeconomics are two different, albeit ...


Lorenzo Peccati, Sandro Salsa, Annamaria Squellati

Mathematics for Economics and Business

This textbook is tailored for those educational programs, such as Economics and Management, which include a first (and frequently the only) course of Mathematics. We have selected some topics which we consider to be fundamental, if not mandatory, for these students: - the knowledge of Calculus, for functions of one and two variables; - the use of Calculus in optimization; - the notion of integral for functions of one variable; - the language and the elementary techniques of Linear Algebra; - the basics of Financial Calculus. Several preliminary examples from applied sciences (mainly from Economics) ...
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Erio Castagnoli, Margherita Cigola, Lorenzo Peccati


A Brief Introduction Today probability turns out to be one of the most pervasive mathematical topics. It actually affects a number of quite different fields, proving particularly relevant to courses ranging from Statistics to Economics, from Finance to Management Science. Recently it has even found significant applications in some sectors of Law. This book contains a short presentation of the most basic aspects of probability theory. As a result, it should come in handy and help students grasp the main concepts of the discipline as well as acquire a basic probabilistic vocabulary, thus capturing ...