**Visiting "home" during an unusual Saturday**

**20 November 2010**

Humanities Building, UP Los Baños

(photo by Rowena Paz Espiritu-Borromeo)

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postscript:

**p****artial slide presentations**are uploaded. students are expected to read in advance--at least the lectures and course materials listed in respective outlines--and be responsible enough in keeping in track with the class discussions. the course outlines may also be downloaded from**ResearchGate**.

**lecture materials and slide presentations draw heavily from the main references and other related sources**(to facilitate discussion), as indicted on the respective course outlines (no copyright infringement intended; credits are due to respective sources). if there are queries regarding the content, kindly send these through mypostscript:

**i am regularly updating the course materials found here**, particularly to the courses currently assigned to me to administer.
refresher course in mathematical economics and economic statisticsmethods in elementary algebra, set theory, functions, limits and continuity, differentiation, linear algebra and matrix theory, optimization, Riemann integration; introduction to statistics, elementary theory of probability, random variables and distributions, hypotheses tests, with economic applications and extensions to advanced literature. |

summer program in mathematical economicsmathematical symbols and terminologies, methods in elementary algebra, set theory, functions, limits and continuity, differentiation, linear algebra and matrix theory, Riemann integration; topics in operations research, economic applications of mathematical methods. |

econ11: general economicscore economics concepts, principles, models; demand and supply models, pricing decisions, equilibrium, consumer and producer theory; macroeconomics, national income accounts, and institutions in modern economies affecting economic activity, applications to the Philippine economy. |

econ110: history of economic doctrinessurvey of economic ideas and evolution of economic theory from mercantilism to Adam Smith, David Ricardo and Thomas Malthus, John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx, the marginalist revolutions, Alfred Marshall and the birth of economics, John Maynard Keynes and macroeconomics, and twentieth century economic thought. |

econ115: Philippine economic historyPhilippine history using the lens of economic theory, looking at institutions, economic principles, development strategies, and socioeconomic experiences from the ethnic society, to colonial eras of Spain, United States, and Japan, and special topics on postwar Philippine economic development. |

econ137: introduction to econometricsreview of elementary statistics and probability theory, random variables and expectations, tests of hypotheses, ordinary least squares and the Gauss-Markov theorem, dummy variables, problems in regression models, limited dependent variable models, two stage least squares, instrumental variables, simultaneous equation models. |

econ138: intermediate econometricsintroduction to time series data, models of lagged dependent and independent variables, Koyck lags, Granger causality, vector autoregression and error correction models, cointegration models, introduction to panel data analysis, fixed versus random effects and the Hausman tests |

math102: intermediate calculus [equiv: econ198]review of elementary methods in differentiation and integration, extensions of the derivative, L'Hospital's rules, partial derivatives, application to optimization, fundamental theorem of calculus, techniques of integration, multiple integrals, introduction to sequences and series, Taylor and Maclaurin series, convergence theorems (continuation of Math100). |

**note:**econ198 is the course code for special topics in UP Diliman, while the course code for UP Los Baños is econ191.