An algorithm for sequential solutions of dynamic CGE models with perfect foresight over an infinite numbers of periods
AbstractWe describe a simple algorithm that permits the sequential (period-by-period) solution of large-scale dynamic CGE models with agents who have perfect foresight over an infinite number of periods. The algorithm requires neither any assumptions about behavior in a ?final? period nor that the base case economy be currently in steady state. We briefly illustrate the algorithm with an analysis of substituting a flat tax for all income taxes in the United States.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number e07-6.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Computable General Equilibrium; Perfect Foresight; Rational Expectations;
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