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Money and indeterminacy over an infinite horizon

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  • BLOISE, Gaetano
  • DRÈZE, Jacques
  • POLEMARCHAKIS, Heracles

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Money provides liquidity services through a cash-in-advance constraint. The exchange of commodities and assets extends over an infinite horizon under uncertainty and complete asset market. Monetary policy sets the path of rates of interest and accommodates the demand for balances. Competitive equilibria exist. But, for a fixed path of rates of interest, there is a non-trivial multiplicity of equilibrium paths of prices of commodities. Determinacy requires that, subject to no-artibrage and in addition to rates of interest, the prices of state-contingent revenues be somehow determined.

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  • BLOISE, Gaetano & DRÈZE, Jacques & POLEMARCHAKIS, Heracles, 2002. "Money and indeterminacy over an infinite horizon," CORE Discussion Papers 2002021, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
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    1. Bloise, Gaetano, 2005. "A remark on the fiscal theory of price determination," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(8), pages 1037-1052, December.
    2. Gaetano Bloise & Jacques Dréze & Herakles Polemarchakis, 2005. "Monetary equilibria over an infinite horizon," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), pages 51-74.
    3. Andreas Schabert, 2004. "On the relevance of open market operations for the short-run effects of monetary policy," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2003 83, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.

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    Keywords

    money; equilibrium; indeterminacy; monetary policy; fiscal policy;

    JEL classification:

    • D50 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - General
    • E40 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - General
    • E50 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - General

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