Heterogeneity in capital and skills in a neoclassical stochastic growth model
AbstractDoes a heterogeneous agents version of a neoclassical model with labor-leisure choice replicatethe distributions of consumption and working hours observed in the cross-sectional data? Doesincorporating heterogeneity enhance the aggregate performance of the representative agentmodel? We address these questions in a complete market model economy with two sources ofheterogeneity: initial endowments and non-acquired skills. We find positive answers to bothquestions.
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Volume (Year): 25 (2001)
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- Lilia Maliar & Serguei Maliar, 1999. "- Heterogeneity In Capital And Skills In A Neoclassical Stochastic Growth Model," Working Papers. Serie AD 1999-21, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- E13 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Neoclassical
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