By Ben J. Heijdra, Frederick van der Ploeg
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5) says that the subjective expectation of the price level in period t formed by agents in period t -1 (Pt) coincides with the conditional objective expectation of Pt, given the information set Qt-t. How does the REH work in our simple model? First, equilibrium outcomes are calculated. 7) Qt = + b i Pte: + Ut . 6) is crucial. It says that the actual price in period t depends on the price expected to hold in that period, and the realization of the stochastic shock Ut . More precisely, a higher expected price level or a positive supply shock (bigger Pt or Ur) boosts the supply of goods and thus the equilibrium price level must fall in order to clear the market.
To quote DeCanio, "the economical use of information will not necessarily generate rational expectations" (1979, p. 55). So there are good reasons to believe that the use of the REH cannot be justified as an outcome of an informational cost-benefit analysis. Yet, many economists today accept the REH as the standard assumption to make in macro-models involving uncertainty. The reason for this almost universal acceptance is again the correspondence principle. Since we know little about actual learning processes, and the REH describes an equilibrium situation, it is the most practical hypothesis to use.
3. Embed the investment theory in an IS-LM framework. How do anticipation effects influence the outcome of traditional budgetary policies? 4,es are based on L. 1 Dynamic Investment Theory le u In Chapter 2 we sketched a theory of investment by firms that is based on forwardlooking behaviour and adjustment costs of investment. For reasons of intuitive clarity, the model was developed in discrete time. It turns out, however, that working in continuous time is much more convenient from a mathematical point of view.