### Econ 508A

Informal Notes on Optimization Theory

Normed Space

Contraction Mapping

Exercises on Complete Space

Syllabus

Homework 1 (2015)

Homework 2 (2014)

Class Notes (updated 2011)

Matrix Algebra and Linear Transformations

Definite Matrices

Multivariate Calculus Review

Convex Sets and Concave Functions

Concavity, Quasiconcavity and Derivatives

Finite Dimensional Optimization – Necessary Conditions

The Envelope Theorem

KT Sufficient Conditions

More Notes:

Linear Algebra

Euclidean Vector Spaces and Projections

### Econ 508B

Syllabus (updated 07/11/2018)