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Financial bubbles and capital accumulation in altruistic economies

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  • Bosi, Stefano
  • Ha-Huy, Thai
  • Le Van, Cuong
  • Pham, Cao-Tung
  • Pham, Ngoc-Sang

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We consider an overlapping generations model à la Diamond (1965) with two additional ingredients: altruism and an asset (or land) bringing non-stationary positive dividends (or fruits). We study the global dynamics of capital stocks and asset values as well as the interplay between them. Asset price bubbles are also investigated.

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  • Bosi, Stefano & Ha-Huy, Thai & Le Van, Cuong & Pham, Cao-Tung & Pham, Ngoc-Sang, 2018. "Financial bubbles and capital accumulation in altruistic economies," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 125-139.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:mateco:v:75:y:2018:i:c:p:125-139
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmateco.2018.01.003
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    1. Bosi, Stefano & Van, Cuong Le & Pham, Ngoc-Sang, 2018. "Intertemporal equilibrium with heterogeneous agents, endogenous dividends and collateral constraints," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 1-20.
    2. Clain-Chamosset-Yvrard Lise & Seegmuller Thomas, 2019. "Bubble on real estate: the role of altruism and fiscal policy," Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, De Gruyter, vol. 23(4), pages 1-18, September.
    3. Lise Clain-Chamosset-Yvrard & Thomas Seegmuller, 2018. "Bubble on Real Estate: The Role of Altruism and Fiscal Policy," Working Papers halshs-01880937, HAL.
    4. Pham, Ngoc-Sang & Le Van, Cuong & Bosi, Stefano, 2019. "Real indeterminacy and dynamics of asset price bubbles in general equilibrium," MPRA Paper 96834, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Stefano Bosi & Thai Ha-Huy & Ngoc-Sang Pham, 2019. "Rational bubbles in altruistic economies: when Tirole meets Ramsey," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 39(2), pages 816-829.

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    Keywords

    Forward altruism; Overlapping generations; Capital accumulation; Financial asset; Positive dividends; Rational bubbles;

    JEL classification:

    • C62 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium
    • D50 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - General
    • D53 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Financial Markets
    • D64 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Altruism; Philanthropy; Intergenerational Transfers
    • E21 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Consumption; Saving; Wealth
    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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