Valuation Risk Revalued
Oliver de Groot,
Alexander Richter and
No 201904, Working Papers from University of Liverpool, Department of Economics
This paper shows the recent success of valuation risk (time-preference shocks in EpsteinZin utility) in resolving asset pricing puzzles rests sensitively on an undesirable asymptote that occurs because the preference specification fails to satisfy a key restriction on the weights in the Epstein-Zin time-aggregator. When we revise the preferences to satisfy the restriction in a simple asset pricing model, the puzzles resurface. However, when estimating a sequence of Bansal-Yaron long-run risk models, we find valuation risk under the revised specification consistently improves the ability of the models to match asset price and cash-flow dynamics.
Keywords: Epstein-Zin Utility; Asset Pricing; Equity Premium Puzzle; Risk-Free Rate Puzzle (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D81 G12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 43 pages
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