The book is by far the best choice one can make for a course on mathematics for economists. It is exemplary in finding the right balance between mathematics and economic examples. Dr Roelof J Stroeker, Erasmus University, Rotterdam. The writing style is superb it manages to allow intuitive understanding whilst not sacrificing mathematical precision and rigour. Dr Steven Cook, University of Wales Swansea Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis provides an invaluable introduction to mathematical analysis and linear algebra for economists. Its main purpose is to help students acquire the mathematical skills they need in order to read the less technical literature associated with economic problems. The coverage is comprehensive, ranging from elementary algebra to more advanced material, whilst focusing on all the core topics usually taught in undergraduate courses on mathematics for economists.