Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium

Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium

by Rajnish Mehra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444508996

ISBN-13: 9780444508997

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Edited by Rajnish Mehra, this volume focuses on the equity risk premium puzzle, a term coined by Mehra and Prescott in 1985 which encompasses a number of empirical regularities in the prices of capital assets that are at odds with the predictions of standard economic theory.  See more details below

Overview

Edited by Rajnish Mehra, this volume focuses on the equity risk premium puzzle, a term coined by Mehra and Prescott in 1985 which encompasses a number of empirical regularities in the prices of capital assets that are at odds with the predictions of standard economic theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444508997
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Handbooks in Finance Series
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
1.44(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

Rajnish Mehra (UCSB), Introduction.
1. Rajnish Mehra (UCSB)and Edward C. Prescott (Arizona State), The Equity Premium: ABCs.
2. John B. Donaldson (Columbia) and Rajnish Mehra (UCSB), Risk Based Explanations of the Equity Premium.
3. Rajnish Mehra (UCSB)and Edward C. Prescott (Arizona State), Non-Risk Based Explanations of the Equity Premium.
4. Andy Abel (Wharton), Equity Premia with Benchmark Levels of Consumption: Closed-Form Results.
5. Ravi Bansal (Duke), Long Run Risks and Risk Compensation in Equity Markets.
6. Nick Barberis (Yale) and Ming Huang (Cornell), The Loss Aversion/Narrow Framing Approach to the Stock Market Pricing and Participation Puzzles.
7. John Cochrane (Chicago), Financial Markets and the Real Economy.
8. George Constantinides (Chicago), Understanding the Equity Risk Premium Puzzle.
9. Gurdip Bakshi (Maryland) and Zhiwu Chen (Yale), Cash Flow Risk and the Equity Premium Puzzle.
10. Jean-Pierre Danthine (Lausanne), John Donaldson (Columbia) and Paolo Siconolfi (Columbia), Distribution Risk and Equity Returns.
11. Elroy Dimson (LBS), Paul Marsh (LBS) and Mike Staunton (LBS), The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle.
12. William Goetzmann (Yale) and Roger Ibbotson (Yale), History and the Equity Risk Premium.
13. John Heaton (Chicago) and Debbie Lucas (Northwestern), Can Heterogeneity, Undiversifiable Risk, and Trading Frictions Explain the Equity Premium?
14. Kjetil Storesletten (U Oslo), Chris Telmer (CMU) and Amir Yaron (Wharton), Asset Prices and Intergenerational Risk Sharing: the Role of Idiosyncratic Earnings Shocks.

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