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Asset prices with locally constrained-entropy recursive multiple-priors utility

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  • Sbuelz, Alessandro
  • Trojani, Fabio

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Control problems with recursive multiple-priors utility (RMPU) are highly non-linear so that RMPU asset prices have been studied in very simple exchange economies only. We identify a continuous-time exchange equilibrium with locally-constrained entropy RMPU (LCE-RMPU) that is tractable even in the presence of a stochastic opportunity set and incomplete markets. We find that time variation in the LCE-based ambiguity set is able to capture important features of consumption and asset markets data.

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  • Sbuelz, Alessandro & Trojani, Fabio, 2008. "Asset prices with locally constrained-entropy recursive multiple-priors utility," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 32(11), pages 3695-3717, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:dyncon:v:32:y:2008:i:11:p:3695-3717
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