Summer Math Camp

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 – 2015 Session

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2010 Econ 897 – Math Camp
sponsored by the Department of Economics

July 18 – September 2, 2011: Monday through Friday

An unusual set up this summer: See below an exact schedule of classrooms assigned for Math Camp:

Monday, July 18th through Friday, 22nd – JMHH F70

Monday, July 25th through Friday, August 12th – JMHH F90

Monday, August 15th through Friday, September 2nd – JMHH F70

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

Final Exam (Waiver Exam): Friday, September 2, 2011

10:00am at JMHH F70


Pre-course handouts and registration form:

897 Registration form for 2011
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 2011:

Kurt Mitman (Part I)
Office: McNeil 157
Office Phone: 215/898-6504
Documents for Part I

Fatih Karahan (Part II)
Office : McNeil 157
Office Phone:  215/898-6504
Documents for Part II

Mattis Gornemann (Part III)
Office: McNeil 414
Office Phone: