This paper provides a general framework for the quantitative analysis of
stochastic dynamic models. We review convergence properties of some
numerical algorithms and available methods to bound approximation errors.
Limited commitment for the repayment of unsecured consumer debt originates from two places: (i) formal bankruptcy laws granting a partial or complete legal removal of unsecured debts under certain circumstances, and (ii) informal default followed by renegotiation, "delinquency."
The most prevalent incentive problem in the U.S. unemployment insurance system
is that individuals collect unemployment benefits while being gainfully employed. We
show how to efficiently use a combination of tax/subsidy and monitoring to prevent