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Default and Efficient Debt Markets

  • Dutta, J.
  • Kapur, S.

We examine default-free contracts in an infinite-horizon economy in which some individuals have access to a productive, intertemporal technology. Individuals without access to the technology must lend their savings to those with access.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of Birmingham in its series Discussion Papers with number 00-14.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Handle: RePEc:bir:birmec:00-14
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