The Price for the Widow's Cruse: Or the Value of an Infinitely Productive Asset
This paper considers two basic problems: The ﬁrst is the necessity for introducing government money (as contrasted with individual credit) and an inﬁnitely lived government in an overlapping generations economy. The second concerns the evaluation of the price of an inﬁnitely productive asset in an economy without a natural discount factor.
Shubik, Martin, "The Price for the Widow's Cruse: Or the Value of an Infinitely Productive Asset" (1990). Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers. 1202.