A Characterization of Ramsey Equilibrium in a Model with Limited Borrowing
AbstractWe investigate the convergence property of the capital stock sequence in Ramsey equilibria with limited borrowing by the households. In our model, at the beginning of each period, households are allowed to borrow against their end of the period wage income. Under this assumption the capital stock sequence converges to the steady state stock irrespective of the technology and turnpike property holds in every Ramsey equilibrium.
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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 01 Oct 2013
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Ramsey Equilibrium; Limited Borrowing; Convergence of capital path;
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