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Comment author: Barry_Cotter 28 April 2011 11:11:52PM 2 points [-]

Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics by Alpha C. Chiang is a sufficient basis for entering a graduate programme in Economics. Mathematics for Economists by Carl P. Simon and Lawrence Blume is a higher level book. For miroeconomics as such you probably want to start with Intermediate Microeconomics by Hal Varian, and if you need more you can go to Microeconomic Analysis by same. David D. Friedman's Price Theory is absolutely fine and on his website, free as well.

Comment author: jsalvatier 29 April 2011 12:22:34AM 0 points [-]

Oh good, I've already read Varian, and Chiang was what I was starting to look at.