Applied Computational Economics and Finance by Mario J. Miranda

By Mario J. Miranda

Excellent booklet for utilized economics with many examples and usefull Matlab codes. excellent and valuable Matlab toolkit.
However, the theoretical part is comparatively susceptible and never lined good.

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Clearly for very sparse matrices (less than 10% nonzero) one is better off using sparse matrices, and for anything over 67% nonzeros one is better off with full matrices (which actually require less storage space at that point). In between, some experimentation may be required to determine which is better for a given application. Fortunately, for many applications users don’t even need to be aware of whether matrices are stored in sparse or full form. MATLAB is designed so most functions work with any mix of sparse or full representations.

Z Z = I ), so A = ZDZ and Z and D are real valued. Another factorization is the QR decomposition, which finds a representation A = QR, where Q is orthonormal and R is triangular. This factorization is not unique; there are a number of algorithms that produce different values of Q and R, including Householder and Givens transformations. The matrix A need not be square to apply the QR decomposition. Finally, we mention the singular-value decomposition (SVD), which finds U , D, and V , with U and V orthonormal and D diagonal, that satisfies A = UDV .

3283 × 10−11 , which is roughly the same order of magnitude as 2−34 . Although one’s first impression may be to minimize the importance of finite precision arithmetic, serious problems can arise if one is not careful. Furthermore, these problems may result in strange behavior that is hard to track down or erroneous results that may, or may not, be detected. 8. Most of the time it can be computed as written, and no problems will arise. When one of the values gets large relative to the other, however, the obvious way of coding can fail as a result of overflow or, worse, can produce an incorrect answer.

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