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Local Determinacy of Prices in an Overlapping Generations Model with Continuous Trading

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  • d'Albis, Hippolyte
  • Augeraud-Véron, Emmanuelle
  • Hupkes, Herman Jan

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We characterize the determinacy properties of the intertemporal equilibrium for a continuous-time, pure-exchange, overlapping generations economy with logarithmic preferences. Using recent advances in the theory of functional differential equations, we show that the equilibrium is locally unique and that prices converge to a balanced growth path and are determined.

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  • d'Albis, Hippolyte & Augeraud-Véron, Emmanuelle & Hupkes, Herman Jan, 2014. "Local Determinacy of Prices in an Overlapping Generations Model with Continuous Trading," MPRA Paper 59126, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Overlapping generations models ⋅ Local dynamics ⋅ Existence ⋅ Determinacy ⋅ Functional differential equations;

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    • C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling

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