Re: JNU MA Economics Entrance Question Papers
Jawaharlal Nehru University conducts entrance exam for giving admission in M.A. Economics. so the question papers for the entrance exam for M.A. Economics is Majorly based on :
1) Statistics:
Probability, Averages and Dispersion.
The reference books are;
Basic Statistics by: Nagar and Das.
Mathematical Statistics with Applications by: John E. Fraeund.
Schaum’s Outline of Statistics by: Murray R. Spiegel and Larry J. Stephens.
2) Microeconomics:
utility maximization, special cases of perfect substitutes and compliments, different productions and cost functions with emphasis on their minimization exercise and profit maximization problems, different forms of competition encompassing perfect competition, monopoly, basic theory of general equilibrium, questions of allocation and Pareto optimality. Requirement is of the nature of an average graduation curriculum.
The reference books are:
Intermediate Microeconomics by: Hal. E. Varian
Exercise book of intermediate Microeconomics by: Hal. E. Varian (Questions to be solved carefully).
3)Macroeconomics:
Basic knowledge of average graduation level. Emphasis on growth models, e.g., HarrodDomar, SolowSwan model should be laid. Also, Keynsian macroeconomics pertaining to multipliers of closed and open economy, ISLM etc.
The references that need to be consulted are as follows:
Macroeconomics by: M.C. Vaish (for growth models).
Macroeconomics by: Dornbush and Fischer.
any other standard Macroeconomics text book.
Development economics by: Debraj Ray (for growth models).
4) Mathematical Economics:
series, sequences, functions and relations, sets, basic calculus such as integration and differentiation. Incorporate notions of implications, quantifiers etc. in Logic.
The references books are:
Mathematical Economics by: Sydsaeter and Hammond. Or
Mathematics for Economists: Simon and Blume.
Refer to the appendix of any standard book of mathematics for the Logic section.
5) General Knowledge:
national and international economy and regular surfing of newspapers.
Comprehension:
Any passage from famous economists’ work will be come as a comprehension question. Analytical understanding of basic economics.
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