Two-period economies with private state verification
AbstractPrivate state verification is introduced in a two-period economy with spot markets in both periods and complete futures markets for contingent delivery in the second period. Existence of equilibrium is established, under standard assumptions. An example is presented in which a complete set of contingent markets allows agents to arrive at the optimal allocation of risk-bearing, while securities are not sufficient.
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Date of creation: May 2010
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General equilibrium; Asymmetric information; Private state verification; Two-period economies;
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