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22nd September 2014, 01:51 PM
 
 
Delhi School of Economics MA Economics Entrance Exam Syllabus
I am looking for Delhi School of Economics MA Economics Entrance Exam Syllabus, will you please provide here???

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22nd September 2014, 03:20 PM
 
 
Re: Delhi School of Economics MA Economics Entrance Exam Syllabus
You are looking for Delhi School of Economics MA Economics Entrance Exam Syllabus, I am giving here; 1. Micro Economics • Utility Functions Quasilinear and CobbDouglas • Demand functions, Supply functions, and market equilibrium • Law of Demand and law of supply • Theory of consumer behavior Marshallian approach, Indifference curve approach • Price effect, income effect and substitution effectnormal, inferior and Giffen goods • Elasticity of demand and supply • Consumer’s and Producer’s surplus • Production functions – Quasilinear and CobbDouglas, and Elasticity of Substitution • Laws of Variable proportions and Returns to scale, Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution • Cost functions, Short run and long run cost curves, Economies of scale • Theory of Costs Traditional and Modern theory • Market Structure  Perfect competition, monopoly, Discriminating monopoly, Bilateral Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly • Factor Pricing  Marginal productivity theory, Ricardian & Modern Theories of rent, Wage determination under perfect and imperfect competition, Theories of interest Classical, Neoclassical and Keynesian theories of interest, Theories of profit Dynamic theory, Risk and uncertainty theory and Schumpeterian theory of profit. 2. Macro Economics • National Income Analysis: Measurement of National Incomeoutput, Difficulties of Measurement • Classical Theory of Output & Employment • Keynesian Theory of Income and Employment • Theories of Consumption: Absolute income hypothesis, Relative income hypothesis, Permanent income hypothesis, Life cycle hypothesis, Marginal efficiency of capital, Marginal efficiency of capital 2 • Investment, Multiplier and Accelerator. • ISLM Model • Inflation, unemployment, and stagnation • Demand pull and cost push inflation • Philips curve and unemployment • Business Cycle 3. Statistics and Econometrics • Frequency Distribution • Measures of central Tendency Mean, Median, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean, Simple and weighted averages, group averages, moving averages. • Measures of dispersion – Range, Mean Deviation, Standard Deviation, Variance and Coefficient of variation • Probability and Probability distributions • Permutations and Combinations • Probability functions • ChiSquare, Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions • Z, chisquare, t and F statistics • Confidence interval, level of significance and Testing of Hypothesis • Analysis of variance • Index Numbers: Laspeyres, Paasche's and Fisher's index numbers, problems in constructing index numbers, splicing, base shifting, Adequacy Test • Correlation Analysis Simple, multiple, and Partial Correlation, Rank correlation • Regression AnalysisPRF, SRF and • Simple linear regression model and Estimation • CLRM Assumptions and Violations • Problems in OLS estimation • Time Series Analysis: Components of time series, Methods of semiaverages, moving averages and least squares 4. Mathematical Economics • Set Theory, Relations and Functions • Limits, Continuity, Differential Calculus, and Integral Calculus • Convexity and Concavity of functions • Point of Inflection and saddle Point • Optimization of Economic Functions Single and multivariable functions, Constraint Optimisation • Differential equations and Difference equations (Linear and First order) • Market dynamics and Stability – Cobweb model • Linear Algebra: Vectors, Determinants and Matrix • Inverse of a Matrix, Rank of a Matrix, Orthogonalilty and Transformations • Solutions of Systems of equations • Leontief InputOutput models (Open and Closed) 5. Development Studies and Indian Economy • Growth and Economic Development, Sustainable Development • Environmental and Resource Economics Environmental Degradation and Regulation • Growth ModelsClassical, NeoClassical, HarrodDomar Model • Economics of Education, Education Planning and Finance, Education in India • Features of Indian economy, Poverty, unemployment and Inequality • Population and Demographic trends of India, Population policy • Occupational Structure in organised and unorganised sectors • Planning and Development Indian Planning and Critical Issues for development • Agriculture and Industry Policy in India Pre and Post 1991 Scenario • Public Goods, Private Goods and Market Failures • Public Debt, Public Expenditure and Taxation • Commercial Banking and Central Banking Role and Functions • Monetary policy and fiscal policy in India • Theories of International Trade Adam Smith, Ricardian and HeckscherOhlin Theory • Terms of Trade, Gains from Free Trade, Protectionism versus Free Trade 4 • Theories of Balance of payments and Exchange Rate Determination • Indian Foreign Exchange Market • International Monetary System, World Bank, GATT/WTO, UNCTAD • Financial sector reforms in India • Globalisation and its impact on Indian economy 