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Equilibrium and Arbitrage in Incomplete Asset Markets with Fixed Prices

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  • Jean-Jacques Herings

    (Department of Economics - Maastricht University [Maastricht])

  • Heracles M. Polemarchakis

    (Department of Economics - Brown University)

Abstract

At arbitrary prices of commodities and assets, fix-price equilibria exist under weak assumptions: endowments need not satisfy an interiority condition, utility functions need only satisfy are very weak monotonicity requirement, and the asset return matrix allows for redundant assets. Prices of assets may permit arbitrage. At equilibrium, though restricted through endogenously determined trading constraints, arbitrage possibilities may persist; in an example, an individual holds an arbitrage portfolio.

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  • Jean-Jacques Herings & Heracles M. Polemarchakis, 2000. "Equilibrium and Arbitrage in Incomplete Asset Markets with Fixed Prices," Working Papers hal-00598238, HAL.
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    Keywords

    Incomplete asset market; Fix-price equilibrium; Arbitrage;

    JEL classification:

    • D45 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Rationing; Licensing
    • D52 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Incomplete Markets
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General

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