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A Dynamic General Equilibrium Framework of Investment with Financing Constraint

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  • Chi-wa Yuen

    (University of Hong Kong)

  • Danyang Xie

    (International Monetary Fund)

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In this paper, we provide a dynamic general equilibrium framework with an explicit investment-financing constraint. The constraint is intended as a reduced form to capture the balance sheet effects that have been widely regarded as an important determinant of financial crises. We derive a link between the value of the firm and social welfare. We find that the value of the firm can be greater with the constraint. Our model also sheds light on how the effects of productivity shocks and investors' misperception of productivity shocks may be amplified by the financing constraint.

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  • Chi-wa Yuen & Danyang Xie, 2002. "A Dynamic General Equilibrium Framework of Investment with Financing Constraint," Macroeconomics 0207009, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0207009
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    Keywords

    Investment Constraint; Value of the Firm;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • D92 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics - - - Intertemporal Firm Choice, Investment, Capacity, and Financing

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