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Non-falsified Expectations and General Equilibrium Asset Pricing: The Power of the Peso

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  • Danthine, Jean-Pierre
  • Donaldson, John B

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We discuss the extent to which the expectation of a rare event which happens not to materialise over the sample period, but which is not rationally excludable from the set of possibilities--the peso problem--can affect the behaviour of rational agents and the characteristics of market equilibrium. To that end we describe quantitatively the macroeconomic and financial properties of a standard equilibrium business cycle model modified to allow for a very small probability of a depression state. We produce a model specification for which both business cycle characteristics and mean financial returns are in accord with United States observations.

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Volume (Year): 109 (1999)
Issue (Month): 458 (October)
Pages: 607-35

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Handle: RePEc:ecj:econjl:v:109:y:1999:i:458:p:607-35

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  1. Massimo Guidolin, 2005. "High equity premia and crash fears. Rational foundations," Working Papers 2005-011, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  2. Satyajit Chatterjee & Dean Corbae, 2000. "On the welfare gains of reducing the likelihood of economic crises," Working Papers 00-14, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  3. Karel Mertens, 2007. "The Role of Expectations in Sudden Stops," Economics Working Papers ECO2007/16, European University Institute.
  4. Lungu, Laurian & Minford, Patrick, 2005. "Explaining The Equity Risk Premium," CEPR Discussion Papers 5017, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Professor George M Constantinides, 2005. "Market Oganization and the prices of financial Assets," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2005 49, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.
  6. Mattila, Veli-Matti, 1998. "Simulating the Effects of Imperfect Credibility: How Does the Peso Problem Affect the Real Economy?," Research Discussion Papers 24/1998, Bank of Finland.
  7. Guidolin, Massimo, 2006. "Pessimistic beliefs under rational learning: Quantitative implications for the equity premium puzzle," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 85-118.
  8. Satyajit Chatterjee & Dean Corbae, 2003. "On the welfare gains of eliminating a small likelihood of economic crises: A case for stabilization policies?," Working Papers 03-20, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  9. Geoffrey J. Warren, 2008. "Implications for Asset Pricing Puzzles of a Roll-over Assumption for the Risk-Free Asset-super-," International Review of Finance, International Review of Finance Ltd., vol. 8(3-4), pages 125-157.

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