Prof. Vladimir Dobrushkin
Department of Mathematics
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Syllabus

Mathematics of Social Choice and Finance, Fall 2017 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 8 Introduction
1.1
1 -- 8 Sep 15
Sep 13 Plurality methods
1.2
3 -- 6, 10, 11, 15 -- 20a,b,c Sep 22
Sep 20 Borda counts
1.3
3 -- 6, 15 -- 22 Oct 4
Sep 27 Head-to-Head Comparisons
1.4
3 -- 6, 11 -- 14 Oct 4
Oct 4 Exam 1   October 6  
Oct 11 Hamilton's Method
2.2
19 -- 22  
Oct 18 Jefferson and Webster Methods
2.3
1 -- 3, 8 -- 12 Nov 1
Oct 19 Last day to drop Oct 19   notes  
Oct 25 Hill-Huntington Method
2.4
6 -- 10 Nov 7
Nov 1 Practice Exam 2
Exam 2, November 9 Nov 9
Nov 8 Compound Interest 3.3 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d) Nov 17
Nov 15 Systeematic Savings 3.4 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d), 5, 6 Nov 29
Nov 24 Thanksgiving resess (24 - 27)      
Dec 6 Mortgage 3.5 1 -- 3 (a,b,c,d), 10 -- 13  
Dec 8 Exam 3, December 8      
Dec 12 Last class      
Dec 14 Reading period      
Dec 14 Final Exam: Dec 19 & 14 (sec 02)   at 8:00 am sec 01 and 11:30am sec 02