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Why are we using exp(.) as the functional form in the household maximization problem inside the RCK model?

Currently I'm studying the RCK model at my Advanced Macroeconomics I classes. A question arose almost immediately when I saw the utility function of a household in this model. The question is: why ...
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Why does capital initially reduce and then rise with an anticipated future decrease in taxes in the RCK model?

Consider the version of the RCK model where there is a government that runs a constant balanced budget. At $t_0$, the economy is in steady state, with constant tax $T_{old} > 0$ Then, at $...
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Can saddle path not go through the origin in Ramsey model?

In my case, the utility function is CEIS and discrete, the production fuction is $f(k_{t})=k_{t}^\alpha$, the budget constraint is $f(k_{t})+(1-\delta)k_{t}=c_{t} + k_{t+1}$. I use Jacobian matrix and ...
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Comparative Statics on Balanced Growth Path

It would be a silly question. In a model, I have found the BGP (balanced growth path) for all key variables. As expected, these variables are constant variables ; $$\mu^{BGP}=\frac{\alpha+\rho+\pi}{...
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How to Show That, on a Balanced Growth Path, Two Variables Grow at the Same Rate

If we are given that a variable is on a balanced growth path (for sake of argument we shall assume consumption), how do we show that another variable related to consumption (like capital or wealth) ...
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Calculating Time to Balanced Growth Path

$\textbf{Model:}$ $$\underset{\{c_t,k_t\}}{max}\;\sum_{t=0}^\infty\beta^t\frac{c_t^{1-\gamma}}{1-\gamma}$$ $$s.t.\;c_t=Rk_{t-1}-k_t$$ $$c_t,k_t\geq0$$ At time $t$, $c_t$ is consumption and $k_{t-1}$ ...
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Balanced Growth Path (Qualifier Question)

$\textbf{Full disclaimer:}$ I am studying for my candidacy exams and this question is from one of the exams last year. $$max\;\sum_{t=0}^\infty \beta^t \frac{c_t^{1-\gamma}}{1-\gamma}$$Subject to ...