Buyer's Equilibrium with Capacity Constraints and Restricted Mobility: a Recursive Approach
AbstractWe study a decentralized trading model as in Peters (1984), where heterogeneous market participants face a trade-o between price and trade probability. We present a novel proof of existence of a unique demand vector in Nash equilibrium, based on a recursive approach that exploits the monotonicity of matching functions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Chapman University, Economic Science Institute in its series Working Papers with number 12-28.
Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 2012
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Nash equilibrium; recursive methods; existence; heterogeneity; matching;
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- Camera, Gabriele & Kim, Jaehong, 2013. "Buyer’s equilibrium with capacity constraints and restricted mobility: A recursive approach," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 118(2), pages 321-323.
- C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
- D39 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Other
- D49 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Other
- E39 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Other
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