Summer Math Camp

Wharton Doctoral Programs – Summer Math Camp

What is it:

Preparation for core courses in applied economics and statistics.
Will cover the basics of optimization theory and perhaps offer a short two lecture sequence on probability theory as well.
This is a zero credit class and will not show up on your transcript.

Who will/should take it:

All students planning to take Economics 681-682 sequence will be expected to have mastered this material, either from prior course work or by passing the Math Camp "final" exam.
Students who are directed to do so by their program's PhD coordinator.


Econ 897 Math Institute - 2014 Session

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2013 Econ 897 - Math Camp
sponsored by the Department of Economics

July 14 - August 21, 2014: Monday through Friday

Morning Session: 10:00 AM -- 12:00 Noon
Afternoon Session: 1:30 PM -- 3:30 PM


From July 14 - July 31: JMHH 370

From August 1 - August 21: JMHH F50

Final Exam (Waiver Exam): Monday, August 25, 2014

Time: 9:00AM-12:00 noon
Location: JMHH 240

Pre-course handouts and registration form:

897 Registration Form for June 2014 - Due by June 15, 2014
Memo to our incoming Economics Department Graduate Students
Memo about the course from the Director of Graduate Studies


Course Information:

Tuition: $2000


Econ 897 Course Documents


instructors for 2014:

Juan Hernandez (Part I)

Ju Hu (Part II)

Yunan Li (Part III)