The impacts of rare disasters on asset returns and risk premiums in advanced economies (1870–2015)

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This paper analyses the impacts of rare disasters (financial, geopolitical and natural-technological) on the returns and risk premiums of stock and housing in 17 advanced economies for the period of 1870 to 2015. The stock return is sensitive only to the financial risk but not to the geopolitical and natural-technological ones. The housing return sees moderate impacts of financial and geopolitical disasters, but negligible impacts of natural-technological ones. The rare disasters can explain the surprisingly high risk premium (so-called ”risk premium puzzle”) of stock but not of housing.

OriginalspracheEnglisch
Aufsatznummer102118
ZeitschriftFinance Research Letters
Jahrgang45
Anzahl der Seiten7
ISSN1544-6123
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PublikationsstatusErschienen - 03.2022

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