Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Apr, 1958, Volume 26, Issue 2

A Note on Expectations and Stability<297:ANOEAS>2.0.CO;2-C
p. 297-305

Kenneth J. Arrow, Marc Nerlove

Demand and supply depend in general not only on current prices but also on expectations. If it is assumed that expectations are formed from past prices in the adaptive way suggested by Cagan and others, it is shown that under certain circumstances the resulting system of multiple markets has dynamic stability.

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