Stochastic optimal policies when the discount rate vanishes
AbstractDutta (J. Econom. Theory, 1991, 55, 64?94) showed that long-run optimality of the limit of discounted optima when the discount rate vanishes is implied by a certain bound on the value function of the optimal program. We introduce a new method to verify this bound using coupling techniques.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2007)
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- Kazuo Nishimura & John Stachurski, 2006. "Stochastic Optimal Policies When the Discout Rate Vanishes," KIER Working Papers 617, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
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