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Incomplete markets, continuum of states and default

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  • A. Araujo

    (Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada and EPGE/FGV-RJ, Estrada Dona Castorina 110, 22460-320 Rio de Janeiro, RJ BRAZIL)

  • M. R. Páscoa

    (Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Travessa Estevão Pinto, 1070 Lisboa, PORTUGAL)

  • P. K. Monteiro

    (Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Estrada Dona Castorina 110, 22460-320 Rio de Janeiro, RJ BRAZIL)

Abstract

We show that when bankruptcy, subject to penalties, is allowed, it is possible to prove the existence of equilibrium in a model with a continuum of states without imposing any assumptions on ex-post endowments.

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  • A. Araujo & M. R. Páscoa & P. K. Monteiro, 1997. "Incomplete markets, continuum of states and default," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 11(1), pages 205-213.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:11:y:1997:i:1:p:205-213 Note: Received: November 20, 1995; revised version: September 16, 1996
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