Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Mathematics of Social Choice and Finance, Fall 2015 MTH106
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The following calendar gives a timetable for the course. Your class may be slightly behind or ahead at any given time.

Below the calendar is a list of sections in the textbook "Mathematics of Social Choice and Finance" by Vladimir Dobrushkin. Some of these may be done in class, others as homework. You should attempt them all. (Note: In the problem lists, a notation like 3-9 means that all the problems 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 are assigned.)

 Week  Events  Section  Problems  Due
Sep 10 Introduction
1.1
1 -- 8 Sep 15
Sep 15 Plurality methods
1.2
3 -- 6, 10, 11, 15 -- 20a,b,c Sep 22
Sep 22 Borda counts
1.3
3 -- 6, 15 -- 22 Oct 4
Sep 29 Head-to-Head Comparisons
1.4
3 -- 6, 11 -- 14 Oct 4
Oct 6 Exam 1   October 8  
Oct 13 Hamilton's Method
2.2
19 -- 22  
Oct 20 Jefferson and Webster Methods
2.3
1 -- 3, 8 -- 12 Nov 1
Oct 21 Last day to drop   notes  
Oct 27 Hill-Huntington Method
2.4
6 -- 10 Nov 8
Nov 3 Practice Exam 2
Exam 2, November 5 Nov 12
Nov 10 Compound Interest 3.3 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d) Nov 17
Nov 17 Systeematic Savings 3.4 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d), 5, 6 Nov 29
Nov 18 Thanksgiving resess (26 - 29)      
Dec 1 Mortgage 3.5 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d), 10 -- 13  
Dec 8 Exam 3, December 8      
Dec 10 Last class      
Dec 14 Reading period      
Dec 15 Final Exam   at 8:00 am sec 01 and 11:30am sec 02