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Representations and Sunspot Stability

  • George W. Evans


    (University of Oregon Economics Department)

  • Bruce McGough

    (Oregon State University)

By endowing his agents with simple forecasting models, or representations, Woodford (1990) found that finite state Markov sunspot equilibria may be stable under learning. We show that common factor representations generalize to all sunspot equilibria the representations used by Woodford (1990). We find that if finite state Markov sunspots are stable under learning then all sunspots are stable under learning, provided common factor representations are used.

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Paper provided by University of Oregon Economics Department in its series University of Oregon Economics Department Working Papers with number 2007-1.

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Length: 8
Date of creation: 01 Jan 2007
Date of revision: 28 Aug 2008
Handle: RePEc:ore:uoecwp:2007-1
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