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Parametric Path Method: An alternative to Fair-Taylor and L-B-J for solving perfect foresight models

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  • Kenneth L. Judd

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The parametric path method applies projection methods to compute the equilibrium path of economic variables in infinite-horizon dynamic models. We exploit the special structure of economic time paths common in such models. This structure drastically reduces dimensionality and reduces computing time. We apply the parametric method to a simple example which illustrates how one applies the ideas to produce an efficient implementation.

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  • Kenneth L. Judd, 2001. "Parametric Path Method: An alternative to Fair-Taylor and L-B-J for solving perfect foresight models," Computing in Economics and Finance 2001 112, Society for Computational Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:sce:scecf1:112
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    1. Bruha, Jan & Podpiera, Jirí & Polák, Stanislav, 2010. "The convergence dynamics of a transition economy: The case of the Czech Republic," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 116-124, January.
    2. Brůha, Jan & Podpiera, Jiří, 2007. "Inquiries on dynamics of transition economy convergence in a two-country model," Working Paper Series 791, European Central Bank.
    3. Brůha, Jan & Podpiera, Jiří, 2007. "Transition economy convergence in a two-country model: implications for monetary integration," Working Paper Series 740, European Central Bank.

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    dynamic models; projection methods;

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    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques

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