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A Theorem on Expectations and the Stability of Equilibrium
Alain C. Enthoven and Kenneth J. Arrow
Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jul., 1956), pp. 288-293
Published by: The Econometric Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1911633
Page Count: 6
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The relationship between extrapolative expectations and dynamic stability is studied in the context of a multiple market system. Metzler's theorem on the Hicksian stability conditions is extended to include a simple expectations function. It is shown that a stable dynamic system can absorb the effects of some extrapolation of price movements and remain stable.
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