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Modelos económicos con múltiples regímenes


  • Elvio Accinelli

    () (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana)

  • Juan Gabriel Brida

    () (Free University of Bolzano)


In this paper, we introduce the concept of economic regime. We review the basic notions and different definitions of economic regime and regime switching to describe how these notions appear implicitly or explicitly in different areas of the economic literature. Then we introduce a method to represent dynamics across regimes in multiple regime economic models. In these models the state space of the economy can be divided into regions; each of them representing a different regime of the economy. Then, we have a twofold dynamics: one within a given regime and one across regimes. To represent the dynamics across regimes, each regime is labeled with a symbol and so doing, the domain is a set of symbols representing the possible states of the economy. Then the evolution of the economy is represented by a coded dynamics. The latter is related with the more formal, mathematical branch called symbolic dynamics. Such proximity often permits the use of formal techniques that are well established in the mathematician's tool box to represent dynamics across regimes with directed graphs and matrices and to extract dynamical properties of the models

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  • Elvio Accinelli & Juan Gabriel Brida, 2007. "Modelos económicos con múltiples regímenes," Revista de Administración, Finanzas y Economía (Journal of Management, Finance and Economics), Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México, vol. 1(2), pages 96-115.
  • Handle: RePEc:ega:rafega:200707

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    1. Brida, Juan Gabriel & London, Silvia & Risso, Wilson Adrián, 2010. "Economic performance clubs in the Americas: 1955-2003," Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), August.
    2. Juan Gabriel Brida & Nicolás Garrido & Silvia London, 2011. "Estudio del Desempeño Económico Regional: el caso Argentino," Documentos de Trabajo en Economia y Ciencia Regional 12, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile, Department of Economics, revised May 2011.
    3. Juan Gabriel Brida & Nicolás Garrido & Silvia London, 2013. "Estudio del desempeño económico regional: el caso argentino," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID, December.

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    Régimen económico; Modelos con múltiples regímenes; Dinámica simbólica;

    JEL classification:

    • C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General


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