Gomes, Orlando (2007): On the stability of endogenous growth models: an evaluation of the agents’ response to output fluctuations.
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This paper presents three modified versions of the simple AK endogenous growth model. Such frameworks stress the role of consumers’ sentiment, the impact of fiscal policy and the effect of non-optimal investment decisions made by firms. In all the cases, today’s decisions take into consideration the economic performance of the previous period; in the first case, households react pro-cyclically to the output path; in the second case, a counter-cyclical fiscal policy is considered; and in the third case, firms adopt a pro-cyclical behaviour concerning investment choices. We study the stability properties of the three models and conclude that, on each one of them, a saddle-path stable equilibrium exists.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Escola Superior de Comunicação Social - Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa|
|Original Title:||On the stability of endogenous growth models: an evaluation of the agents’ response to output fluctuations|
|Keywords:||Endogenous growth; Consumers’ sentiment; Fiscal policy; Investment; Output gap; Saddle-path stability|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C62 - Existence and Stability Conditions of Equilibrium
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O41 - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
|Depositing User:||Orlando Gomes|
|Date Deposited:||24. Apr 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 10:15|
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