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An order-theoretic mixing condition for monotone Markov chains

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  • Kamihigashi, Takashi
  • Stachurski, John

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We discuss the stability of discrete-time Markov chains satisfying monotonicity and an order-theoretic mixing condition that can be seen as an alternative to irreducibility. A chain satisfying these conditions has at most one stationary distribution. Moreover, if there is a stationary distribution, then the chain is stable in an order-theoretic sense.

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  • Kamihigashi, Takashi & Stachurski, John, 2012. "An order-theoretic mixing condition for monotone Markov chains," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(2), pages 262-267.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:82:y:2012:i:2:p:262-267
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2011.09.024
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    1. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2011. "Existence, Stability and Computation of Stationary Distributions: An Extension of the Hopenhayn-Prescott Theorem," Discussion Paper Series DP2011-32, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
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    3. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2011. "Stability of Stationary Distributions in Monotone Economies," ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics 2011-561, Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics.
    4. Kamihigashi, Takashi & Stachurski, John, 2016. "Seeking ergodicity in dynamic economies," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 163(C), pages 900-924.
    5. Takashi Kamihigashiw & John Stachurski, 2014. "Seeking Ergodicity in Dynamic Economies," Working Papers 2014-402, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
    6. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2014. "Interlinkage between Real Exchange rate and Current Account Behaviors: Evidence from India," Working Papers 2014-86, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
    7. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2014. "Stability Analysis for Random Dynamical Systems in Economics," Discussion Paper Series DP2014-35, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
    8. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2013. "Simple Fixed Point Results for Order-Preserving Self-Maps and Applications to Nonlinear Markov Operators," Discussion Paper Series DP2013-27, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.
    9. Kamihigashi, Takashi & Stachurski, John, 2014. "Stochastic stability in monotone economies," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 9(2), May.
    10. Takashi Kamihigashi & John Stachurski, 2012. "Existence, Uniqueness and Stability of Stationary Distributions: An Extension of the Hopenhayn-Prescott Theorem," Discussion Paper Series DP2012-27, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University.

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