ECON 2202 Lecture 13: Ch3. Two-period model

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31 May 2019
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Two period model
It consists of
Consumer
Government
Firm
The government's Problem: (two period)
Period 1: G - government expenditure
T- Tax
B- Bond
G = T + B
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Period 2: G' + B(1+r) = T'
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Lifetime: budget condition:
Combine the two equation and solve.
𝐺 +
𝐺#
1 + 𝑟 = 𝑇 +
𝑇#
1 + 𝑟
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Competitive equilibrium in two period model:
Such that the following conditions:
Consumer solves her utility-maximizing problem.
1.
Government's lifetime budget constrain holds.
2.
(most important one) market-cleaning condition
3.
[Consumers' Savings S = B Demand of Bond]
Interest rate will change due to Law of Supply and Demand.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:59 AM
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