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The identification of preferences from the equilibrium prices of commodities and assets

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  • KÜBLER, Felix

    (Department of Economics, Yale University)

  • POLEMARCHAKIS, Heracles

    (Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain la Neuve, Belgium)

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    The competitive equilibrium correspondence, which associates equilibrium prices of commodities and assets with allocations of endowments, identifies the preferences and beliefs of individuals; this is the case even if the asset market is incomplete.

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    Paper provided by Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) in its series CORE Discussion Papers with number 1999033.

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    Date of creation: 01 Jun 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:cor:louvco:1999033

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    Keywords: equilibrium; identification;

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    1. Debreu, Gerard, 1974. "Excess demand functions," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 15-21, March.
    2. Herings, P.J.J. & Polemarchakis, H.M., 1999. "Pareto Improving Price Regulation when the Asset Market is Incomplete," Discussion Paper 1999-30, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
    3. Donsimoni, M. -P. & Polemarchakis, H. M., 1994. "Redistribution and welfare," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 235-242, May.
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    5. DEBREU, Gérard, . "Smooth preferences," CORE Discussion Papers RP -132, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
    6. Dybvig, Philip & Polemarchakis, Heraklis M, 1981. "Recovering Cardinal Utility," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(1), pages 159-66, January.
    7. Geanakoplos, J. D. & Polemarchakis, H. M., 1990. "Observability and optimality," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(1-2), pages 153-165.
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