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Rare events and the equity premium

Barro, Robert J.

Rare events and the equity premium

by Barro, Robert J.

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Stocks -- Prices -- United States.,
    • Rate of return -- United States.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert J. Barro.
      SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11310, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11310.
      ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3478446M
      LC Control Number2005618477

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Rare events and the equity premium by Barro, Robert J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable. The allowance for low-probability disasters, suggested by Rietz (), explains a lot of puzzles related to asset returns and consumption. These puzzles include the high equity premium, the low risk-free rate, the volatility of stock returns, and the low values of typical macro-econometric estimates of the intertemporal elasticity of substitution for consumption.

In economics, a rare disaster is a collapse that is infrequent and large in magnitude, having a negative effect on an disasters are important because they provide an explanation of the equity premium puzzle, the behavior of interest rates, and other economic phenomena.

The parameters for a rare disaster are a substantial drop in GDP and at least a 10% decrease in consumption. stocks exhibit negative abnormal performance.

This paper o ers a rare-events based explanation that can also account for the high equity premium and volatility of the aggregate market. The model explains other puzzling aspects of the data such as joint patterns in time series predictablity of aggregate market and value and growth.

Equity Risk Premium The return that an investor expects over and above the risk-free rate of return in exchange for investing in common stock instead of U.S.

Treasury bonds. The equity risk premium may be calculated as the return such a stock actually earns over a given period. For example, if the interest rate on a Treasury bond is 4% and the stock.

Bianchi, F () “Rare events, financial crises, and the cross-section of asset returns”, CEPR Discussion PaperNBER WP Cogley, T and T J Sargent () “The market price of risk and the equity premium: A legacy of the Great Depression?”, Journal of.

His new book is The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles and Rare Events Happen Every Day (Farrar, Straus and Groux, A Scientific American book, February ). Today In: Author: John Navin.

Rare events. Rietz () suggested that the ERP puzzle can be solved by incorporating a very small probability of a very large drop in consumption.

If such a probability exists, the predicted equity premium is large (to compensate investors for the small risk of a very bad outcome). In the same year, Mehra and Prescott countered. Downloadable. While time-varying disasters can explain many characteristics of financial markets, their quantitative assessment is still missing.

We propose a latent variable approach to estimate the time-varying probability of a macroeconomic disaster, using a dataset of 42 countries over more than years. We find that disaster risk is volatile and persistent, strongly correlates with the Cited by: 2.

The primary example is the discussion of the size premium, which was a big deal from (given the publication by Banz of the seminal article on this topic) to about the mids. The evidence since the mids show that the size premium no longer exists (see, e.g., page John Cochrane's Asset Pricing (Princeton Univ.

Press, ) and 4/4(2). Learn everything about VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX). Free ratings, analyses, holdings, benchmarks, quotes, and news.

In his book “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable,” finance writer Nassim Nicholas Taleb attempted to educate the public about the danger of rare, unusual events. We introduce a new approach to predicting market returns that combines the cross-section of dividends, earnings, and book values to explain current stock prices and extract aggregate expected returns.

Our measure of market return expectations is strongly correlated with popular ex-ante equity premium measures and business cycle variables. Among the many points that the book covers: private equities growth from firms in to over firms today with over $3 trillion in assets under management--over 50% of middle-management companies to have a private equity partner in the next few years-- various type of funds today--the "playing field", the players and how they fit into /5(60).

Tail risk is a form of portfolio risk that arises when the possibility that an investment will move more than three standard deviations from the mean is greater than what is shown by a normal. rare events can help ameliorate option mispricing. Barro () builds a representative agent economy that incorporates the risk of a rare disaster, modelled as a large drop in the economy’s wealth endowment.

When this model is calibrated to the global economy, it can explain the equity premium and low risk free rate puz. Zacks Equity Research 15/ We cover more than 1, of the most widely followed stocks in our Equity Research Reports.

Each report features independent research from our analysts and provides in. 4 The price book ratio (P/B) of a fund is the weighted average of the price book ratios of all stocks in a fund. The price-to-book (P/B) ratio is a stock's price divided by the stock's per share book value.

5 Harmonic P/E ratio trailing 12 months: The harmonic average is the inverse of the average of the inverse of each data point. The equity market portfolio which is a rare case in reality. (CRP) is the additional return or premium demanded by investors to compensate them for the higher risk of investing overseas.

For the purposes of this reading, alternative investments include private equity, hedge funds, real assets (including energy and commodity investments), commercial real estate, and private credit.

The reading begins with a discussion of the role alternative assets play in a multi-asset portfolio and explores how alternatives may serve to. premium, and skewness risk premium in closed form. Our ndings support the empirical ndings presented in the paper. Similar to Colacito, Ghysels, and Meng (), our study is not an alternative to jump-tail risk concerns { as studied in Bollerslev and Todorov (a,b) { or rare disaster models,in Nakamura, Steinsson, Barro, and Ursua ().

Book Value of a firm, in an ideal world, represents the value of the business the shareholders will be left with if all the assets are sold for cash and all debt is paid off today.

It is therefore a much more conservative way of valuing a company than using earnings based model where one needs to estimate future earnings and growth. Earnings.Events F In late and the first half ofJ stocks J Low-beta stocks fell just as much as high-beta stocks F, J underperformed J High-beta stocks did particularly badly F The former pattern suggests negative cash flow outlook) F The latter suggests an increasing equity premium (aka panic).For more information about specific events taking place during the show or to learn pricing on VIP boxes and anniversary dinner tickets, contact Cris Warner at () Rare and Vintage.