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Recursive Equilibrium in Stochastic Overlapping-Generations Economies

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  • Alessandro Citanna
  • Paolo Siconolfi

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We prove the generic existence of a recursive equilibrium for overlapping-generations economies with uncertainty. "Generic" here means in a residual set of utilities and endowments. The result holds provided there is a sufficient number of potentially different individuals within each cohort. Copyright 2010 The Econometric Society.

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  • Alessandro Citanna & Paolo Siconolfi, 2010. "Recursive Equilibrium in Stochastic Overlapping-Generations Economies," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 78(1), pages 309-347, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecm:emetrp:v:78:y:2010:i:1:p:309-347
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