Journal of Economics

, Volume 56, Issue 2, pp 185–196 | Cite as

A note on the stability of endogenous cycles in Diamond's model of search and barter

  • Thomas Lux


In this note stability conditions for the endogenous rational expectations business cycles detected by Diamond and Fudenberg (1989) are derived. It is shown that for the trading externality underlying their example, bifurcating cycles are always stable, i.e., there always exists a continuum of rational expectations equilibrium paths converging to the cycle.


Stability Condition Economic Theory International Economic Business Cycle Rational Expectation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Lux
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  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of BambergBambergGermany

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