Econometrica: Jan 1985, Volume 53, Issue 1
On the Welfare Analysis of Rational Expectations Equilibria with Asymmetric Information
Jean-Jacques LaffontRational expectations equilibria are analyzed as incentive compatible mechanisms. The sense in which they can be implemented is made precise. Then, a welfare analysis of these equilibria is carried out within the class of mechanisms having the same incentive compatibility properties and the same communication constraints.
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