Steady state values near to zero

Hello everyone,

I am working on a model and have calculated steady-state values using a steady-state file. Everything seems to be okay. However, an SS value is technically zero but not reported as zero (variable N = 3.85186e-34). I should add that this happens when I include the welfare analysis and its relevant equations in the files; when they are not included, I get the value of N exactly equal to zero. Is this signaling a problem, or should I just ignore it? Is there any way to change the precision in Dynare?

codenew.mod (6.6 KB)
codenew_steadystate.m (1.7 KB)
fun_code.m (1.8 KB)

The typical machine epsilon is 2.2204e-16. Anything below that is not distinguishable from 0. So there is no reason to worry.

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