Two-sided altruism, Lindahl equilibrium, and Pareto optimality in overlapping generations models
AbstractThis paper extends the Samuelsonian overlapping generations general equilibrium framework to encompass a variety of altruistic preferences by recasting it into a Lindahl equilibrium framework. The First and the Second Welfare theorems hold for Lindahl equilibrium with respect to the Malinvaud optimality criterion but not with respect to the Pareto optimality criterion. A complete characterization of Pareto optimal allocations is provided using the Lindahl equilibrium prices. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2006
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Volume (Year): 27 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 (04)
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- Lakshmi K. Raut, 1996. "Two-sided altruism, Lindahl Equilibrium, and Pareto Optimality in Overlapping Generations Models," GE, Growth, Math methods 9604001, EconWPA.
- D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies
- D62 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Externalities
- D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy
- D9 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice
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- Lakshmi K. Raut, 1996. "Subgame perfect manipulation of children by overlapping generations of agents with two-sided altruism and endogenous fertility," Labor and Demography 9604003, EconWPA.
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