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Life-Cycle Consumption Plans and Portfolio Policies in a Heath-Jarrow-Morton Economy

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  • Jonathan Treussard

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This paper applies the methods of Detemple, Garcia, and Rindisbacher (2003, 2005) to derive optimal lifetime consumption-portfolio plans in an economy characterized by a N- factor Heath-Jarrow-Morton (1992) bond sector that is Markovian with respect to 3N state variables. The Detemple-Garcia-Rindisbacher methodology is reviewed and its .exibility is further demonstrated.

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  • Jonathan Treussard, 2005. "Life-Cycle Consumption Plans and Portfolio Policies in a Heath-Jarrow-Morton Economy," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2005-033, Boston University - Department of Economics.
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