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Asset market equilibrium with short-selling and differential information

  • Wassim Daher

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  • V. Martins-da-Rocha

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  • Yiannis Vailakis

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We introduce differential information in the asset market model studied by Cheng (1991), Dana and Le Van (1996) and Le Van and Truong Xuan (2001). An equilibrium existence result is proven assuming that the economy's information structure satisfies the conditional independency property. If private information is not publicly verifiable, agents have incentives to misreport their types and therefore contracts may not be executed in the second period. We also show that under the conditional independence property equilibrium contracts are always executable.

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Economic Theory.

Volume (Year): 32 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 425-446

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