Equilibrium and government commitment

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Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Research Dept. , [Minneapolis, MN]
Equilibrium (Economics) -- Mathematical models., Economic po
StatementMarco Bassetto.
SeriesWorking paper / Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Research Dept. ;, 624, Working paper (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis : Online) ;, 624.
ContributionsFederal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Research Dept.
LC ClassificationsHB1
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Equilibrium and Government Commitment. How should a government use the power to commit to ensure a desirable equilibrium outcome. In this paper, I show a misleading aspect of what has become a standard approach to this question, and I propose an alternative.

The equilibrium of the economy with commitment is called Ramsey equilibrium, and involves a government policy πr and an allocation rule f(π) ≡ (c.

1(π),c2(π),l(π),k(π)) such that: (i) for each policy π, f(π) maximizes the individual’s utility subject to (1). With these preferences, there is an equilibrium in which all households choose k = 0, no matter what the government does. If the aggregate capital is 0, the government budget constraint implies that G = 0 independently of the tax rates.

When households expect G =0,itisoptimaltochoosek = 0. Downloadable. How should a government use the power to commit to ensure a desirable equilibrium outcome. In this paper, I show a misleading aspect of what has become a standard approach to this question, and I propose an alternative.

I show that the complete description of an optimal (indeed, of any) policy scheme requires outlining the consequences of paths that are often neglected. government commitment standard approach multiple equilibrium misleading aspect private sector desirable equilibrium outcome complete description policy scheme unique equilibrium Powered by:.

The specification of policy along those paths is crucial in determining which schemes implement a unique equilibrium and which ones leave room for multiple equilibria that depend on the expectations of the private sector.

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The best the government can do is to commit to a strategy that admits the Ramsey outcome as one of the equilibria in the game played by the households; the option to subsidize output offers the government the chance to improve upon the laissez-faire equilibrium, but not the definite ability to coordinate the economy to a welfare-improving by:   EQUILIBRIUM is a thought-provoking page-turner about a family struggling to deal with the stigma of suicide and the legacy of bipolar disorder.

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In this paper, I show a misleading aspect of what has become a standard approach to this question, and I propose an alternative. For a price ceiling to be effective, it must be less than the free-market equilibrium price. The purpose of a price ceiling is to protect consumers of a certain good or service.

By establishing a maximum price, a government wants to ensure the good is affordable for as many consumers as possible. Rent control is an example of a price ceiling. Commitment and Equilibrium Bank Runs.

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“Visually, the equilibrium price and quantity are determined by X marks the spot on the graph of the upward- sloping supply curve and downward sloping demand curve.” This price is often called the equilibrium price, because at P* (P star) there is no pressure for the price either to increase or decrease.

Suppose the economy is in long-run equilibrium. Concerns about pollution cause the government to significantly restrict the production of electricity. At the same time, the value of the dollar falls. In the short-run we would expect a. real GDP will rise and the price level might rise, fall, or stay the same.

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In Figure a, we show the market for oil. The equilibrium quantity is million barrels of oil. Assume the government, pursuing an environmental strategy, wants to reduce both the level of production and consumption.

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It is with probability0 or anything in between. In the mixed strategy of Nash equilibrium, government selects Aid with probability The Destitute selects try to work with probability The equilibrium outcome could be any of.