the most well-explained book on math-econ Mar 20, 2011
This has to be the most well-explained and well-written textbook on this subject and is perfect for both undergraduate and post-graduate study. He explains alot in words and connects the mathematics to economic theory very well. In my opinion it covers all the mathematics you will ever need as an economist, more advanced stuff than this is redundant...unless you really love mathematics, but then you should probably have a majored in mathematics instead. It is important to remember that Economics is more of a 'Practical Philosophy' than a Science, so it is the Ideas that should matter the most, not the math. In summary, a great book that takes you from the very basics to advanced levels.