Solving the Neoclassical Growth Model with Quasi-Geometric Discounting: A Grid-Based Euler-Equation Method
The standard neoclassical growth model with quasi-geometric discounting is shown elsewhere (Krusell, P. and Smith, A., CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2651, 2000) to have multiple solutions. As a result, value-iterative methods fail to converge. The set of equilibria is however reduced if we restrict our attention to the interior (satisfying the Euler equation) solution. We study the performance of a grid-based Euler-equation methods in the given context. We find that such a method converges to an interior solution in a wide range of parameter values, not only in the “test” model with the closed-form solution but also in more general settings, including those with uncertainty. Copyright Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2005
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Volume (Year): 26 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
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