Future Targets and Multiple Equilibria
AbstractMultiple Pareto-rankable equilibria may obtain in an overlapping generations model where consumers save to reach a fixed target. Existence and uniqueness conditions are discussed. The model displays excess consumption sensitivity to current income and perfect old-age insurance.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Singapore Management University, School of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 21-2005.
Length: 09 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2005
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Publication status: Published in SMU Economics and Statistics Working Paper Series
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- E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
- D91 - Microeconomics - - Intertemporal Choice and Growth - - - Intertemporal Consumer Choice; Life Cycle Models and Saving
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