Reverse-Shooting versus Forward-Shooting over a Range of Dimensionalities
AbstractThis paper investigates the properties of dynamic solutions that have been derived using the well-known reverse-shooting and forwardshooting algorithms. Given an arbitrary large-scale model about which we have limited information, how successful are the algorithms likely to be in solving this model? We address this question using a range of investment models, both linear and non-linear. By extending the investment models to allow for multi-dimensional specifications of the capital stock, we are able to examine the computational efficiency of the competing algorithms as the dimensionality of the capital stock is allowed to increase. Our approach provides insights into how the complexity of the solutions to a broad range of macroeconomic models increases with the dimensionality of the models.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 921.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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Macroeconomics; Reverse-shooting; Forward-shooting; Saddlepath instability; Computational techniques; Investment models.;
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