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I am curious how to solve the utility maximization problem if the representative agent has borrowing constraint.

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The constraint $g(x)\geq 0$ is binding if in optimum $g(x) = 0$ rather than the constraint being slack $g(x)>0$.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you. How can I solve the problem with such an inequality constraint, like, a' > a_bar? $\endgroup$ – Carl Dec 22 '20 at 4:21
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    $\begingroup$ You can make a new question here on the site to get help. Standard procedure is to use Lagrange. $\endgroup$ – bomadsen Dec 22 '20 at 4:25

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