Existence of exact Walrasian equilibria in non convex economies
AbstractThe existence of an exact Walrasian equilibrium in non convex economies is still a largely unexplored issue. In this paper an existence result for exact equilibrium in non convex economies is provided by following the almost-near approach introduced by Postlewaite and Schmeidler for convex economies. More precisely, we show that for any non convex economy there is a set of perturbed economies with the same number of agents exhibiting an exact Walrasian equilibrium; moreover as the number of agents tends to infinity the perturbed economies can be chosen as much close as we like to the original one. --
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Date of creation: 2011
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exact Walrasian equilibrium; non convex economies; perturbed economies;
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- C62 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium
- D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies
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- Felix Kubler & Karl Schmedders, 2005. "Approximate versus Exact Equilibria in Dynamic Economies," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 73(4), pages 1205-1235, 07.
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