Ilge Yazgan

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Daniel Biles, Melvin Borland, Bruce Kessler


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Degree Program

Department of Mathematics

Degree Type

Master of Science


In this thesis, we discuss the application of nonlinear dynamics and chaos theory to economics. First, we overview the necessary mathematical background. Second, we specify conditions for chaos for a standard economic model. Next, we use Mathematica to simulate our conditions. Finally, we present the theoretical basis for chaos.


Mathematics | Physical Sciences and Mathematics