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Equilibrium Portfolios in the Neoclassical Growth Model

  • Emilio Espino

    (Department of Economics, Universidad de San Andres)

This paper studies equilibrium portfolios in the standard neoclassical growth model under uncertainty with heterogeneous agents and dinamically complete markets. Preferences are purposely restricted to be quasi-homothetic. The main source of heterogeneity across agents is due to different endowments of shares of the representative firm at date 0. Fixing portfolios is the optimal strategy in stationary endowment economies with dinamically complete markets. Whenever an environment displays changing degrees of heterogeneity across agents, the trading strategy of fixed portfolios cannot be optimal in equilibrium. Very importantly, our framework can generate changing heterogeneity if and only if either minimum consumption requirements are not zero or labor income is not zero and the value of human and non-human wealth are linearly independent.

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Paper provided by Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia in its series Working Papers with number 87.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2005
Date of revision: Dec 2005
Handle: RePEc:sad:wpaper:87
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