SFB 303 Discussion Paper No. A - 355
Author: Hens, Thorsten
Title: Stability of General Equilibria with Incomplete Markets: The Case of a
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to compare local asymptotic stability of
tatonnement processes in a general equilibrium with incomplete markets
(abbreviated: GEI) model. The various processes differ with respect to
various market organizations. One important distinction will be whether the
Walrasian auctioneer who conducts the tatonnement process quotes contingent
commodity prices or asset and spot market prices. Another important
difference is whether he quotes current assets prices, current spot prices
and future spot prices or just current spot prices and leaves the agents'
price expectations up to their minds. The comparison is done for economies
which are special in the sense that all agents will be satisfied with the
same mutual fund. In the GEI model the single mutual fund property
guarantees that agents trade assets such that ex post spot market
endowment vectors become collinear across agents.
Creation-Date: January 1992
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