Aswath Damodaran

New York University - Stern School of Business

Professor, Finance

Stern School of Business

44 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10012-1126

United States

http://www.damodaran.com

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55

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Scholarly Papers (55)

1.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2013 Edition

Number of pages: 114 Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 23,977 (48)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premiums, risk premiums, default spreads

2.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications - The 2010 Edition

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 21 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 12,413 (198)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premiums, Default Spreads

3.

Value Investing: Investing for Grown Ups?

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 11,498 (182)

Abstract:

value investing, PE ratios, Price to book, activist value investing, private equity

4.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2011 Edition

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2011
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 11,036 (227)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premium, Risk Premium, Price of Risk, Default Risk, Country Risk Premium, Cost of Equity, Cost of Capital

5.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2012 Edition

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 10,006 (283)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premiums, ERP, country risk, cost of equity, cost of capital

6.

Return on Capital (ROC), Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) and Return on Equity (ROE): Measurement and Implications

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 8,059 (268)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Accounting returns, ROIC, ROE, ROC, Return on equity, Return on Invested Capital

7.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2015 Edition

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 6,844 (64)
Citation 18

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8.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2014 Edition

Number of pages: 114 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 6,783 (405)
Citation 18

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9.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications - A Post-Crisis Update

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 6,681 (649)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premiums, default spreads, Crisis, valuation, cost of equity

10.

What is the Riskfree Rate? A Search for the Basic Building Block

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 6,546 (475)
Citation 3

Abstract:

riskfree rate, cost of equity, discount rate, valuation

11.

Valuing Young, Start-Up and Growth Companies: Estimation Issues and Valuation Challenges

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Jun 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 5,713 (582)
Citation 1

Abstract:

valuation, growth companies, venture capital approach

12.

Tesla: Anatomy of a Run-Up Value Creation or Investor Sentiment?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Apr 2014
Bradford Cornell and Aswath Damodaran
California Institute of Technology and New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 5,073 (79)

Abstract:

Valuation, Investor Sentiment, Asset Pricing

13.

The Anatomy of an LBO: Leverage, Control and Value

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,208 (1,182)

Abstract:

LBO, Leveraged Buyout, private equity, control, leverage, private

14.

Into the Abyss: What If Nothing is Risk Free?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jul 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,808 (1,480)

Abstract:

Risk Free Rate, Government Default, Sovereign Risk

15.

Risk Management: A Corporate Governance Manual

Number of pages: 113 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,772 (1,414)
Citation 2

Abstract:

risk management, risk hedging, risk aversion, corporate governance

16.

Living with Noise: Investing and Valuation in the Face of Uncertainty

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,716 (1,390)
Citation 1

Abstract:

valuation, risk, uncertainty

17.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,460 (2,071)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premium, ERP, Implied Premium, Risk, Default spreads

18.

The Value of Synergy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,352 (1,459)
Citation 1

Abstract:

synergy, acquisitiion, valuation

19.

Dealing with Intangibles: Valuing Brand Names, Flexibility and Patents

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,146 (1,721)
Citation 3

Abstract:

intangibles, brand name, patents, real options

20.

Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications - The 2015 Edition

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2015
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,126 (84)

Abstract:

Country Risk, Currency Risk, Equity Risk Premiums

21.

Valuing Declining and Distressed Companies

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,115 (1,816)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Distress, DCF valuation, declining firms

22.

The Value of Control: Implications for Control Premia, Minority Discounts and Voting Share Differentials

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,925 (2,273)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Control premium, voting shares, minority discounts, hostile acquisitions

23.

Employee Stock Options (ESOPs) and Restricted Stock: Valuation Effects and Consequences

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,790 (1,894)
Citation 4

Abstract:

employee stock options, ESOP, restricted stock, management options

24.

Dealing with Operating Leases in Valuation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-023
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,495 (3,323)
Citation 1

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25.

Marketability and Value: Measuring the Illiquidity Discount

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,471 (2,751)
Citation 4

Abstract:

marketablity, illiquidity discount, liquidity discount, liquidity

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Citation 1

Leases, Debt and Value

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,701 (7,364)
Citation 1

Abstract:

operating leases, financial leverage, debt

Leases, Debt and Value

Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance (JARAF), Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 3-29, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 753 (25,944)
Citation 1

Abstract:

leases, profitability, leverage, valuation

27.

The Promise and Peril of Real Options

NYU Working Paper No. S-DRP-05-02
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,296 (3,534)
Citation 17

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28.

Breach of Trust: Valuing Financial Service Firms in the Post-Crisis Era

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,186 (3,169)

Abstract:

banks, vauation, dividend discount model, regulatory capital

29.

Ups and Downs: Valuing Cyclical and Commodity Companies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Sep 2009
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,132 (3,726)
Citation 1

Abstract:

valuation, cyclial, commodity, normalized earnings

30.

Invisible Value? Valuing Companies with Intangible Assets

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,942 (3,752)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Intangible Assets, Valuation

31.

Measuring Company Exposure to Country Risk: Theory and Practice

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,911 (4,712)
Citation 8

Abstract:

country risk, emerging markets, beta

32.

Dealing with Cash, Cross Holdings and Other Non-Operating Assets: Approaches and Implications

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,908 (4,820)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cash, cross holdings, non-operating assets

33.

Research and Development Expenses: Implications for Profitability Measurement and Valuation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-024
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,866 (3,864)

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34.

A New 'Risky' World Order: Unstable Risk Premiums: Implications for Practice

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,667 (6,434)

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premiums, Default Spreads, Risk Premiums, Cost of Capital, Valuation

35.

Growth Investing: Betting on the Future?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2012
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,597 (4,977)

Abstract:

growth investing, small cap, IPO, venture capital

36.

The Dark Side of Valuation: Firms with No Earnings, No History and No Comparables

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-022
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,409 (6,190)
Citation 4

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37.

Comatose Markets: What if Liquidity is Not the Norm?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,358 (7,676)

Abstract:

liquidity, illiquidity, marketability, transactions costs, trading halts

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Value and Risk: Beyond Betas

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,268 (11,788)
Citation 2

Abstract:

risk management, value

Value and Risk: Beyond Betas

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 38-43, March/April 2005
Posted: 05 May 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business

Abstract:

Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis, Valuation Models, Risk Measurement, Management, Firm/Enterprise Risk, Corporate Finance, Capital Investment Decisions

39.

The Origins of Growth: Past Growth, Predicted Growth and Fundamental Growth

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,170 (8,679)
Citation 1

Abstract:

growth, sustainable growth, value, excess returns

40.

Volatility Rules: Valuing Emerging Market Companies

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 May 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,126 (11,965)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Emerging Market, Valuation

41.

The Octopus: Valuing Multi-Business, Multi-National Companies

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 973 (10,335)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Multinational, Valuation, Sum of the Parts

42.

The Value of Transparency and the Cost of Complexity

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 960 (15,944)
Citation 2

Abstract:

transparency, opacity, complexity, valuation

43.

The Cost of Distress: Survival, Truncation Risk and Valuation

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 724 (23,978)
Citation 2

Abstract:

distress, value, adjusted present value, survival

44.

Financing Innovations and Capital Structure Choices

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-020
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 667 (26,657)

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45.

Value Creation and Enhancement: Back to the Future

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-018
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 633 (24,533)
Citation 10

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46.

Claims on Equity: Voting and Liquidity Differentials, Cash Flow Preferences and Financing Rights

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 378 (56,199)

Abstract:

valuation, dual class shares, liquidity, voting vs non-voting shares, dividend preferences

47.

Relative Valuation, Differential Information, and Cross-Sectional Differences in Stock Return Volatility

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-023
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Eberhart Allan and Aswath Damodaran
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 357 (58,759)

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48.

Risk Taking: A Corporate Governance Perspective

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Jan 2015
Oliviero Roggi, Aswath Damodaran and Maxine Garvey
University of Florence - Department of Economics, Management and Finance, New York University - Stern School of Business and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Downloads 110 (115,076)

Abstract:

Enterprise Risk Management, Valuation, Corporate Finance, Risk Management

49.

Valuation Approaches and Metrics: A Survey of the Theory and Evidence

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 1, No. 8, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 101 (221,493)
Citation 15
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50.

Country Risk and Company Exposure: Theory and Practice

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2005
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 27 (86,936)
Citation 8

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51.

Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications – The 2017 Edition

Number of pages: 100 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 0 (12,885)

Abstract:

Country Risk, Equity Risk Premiums, Country Default

52.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2017 Edition

Number of pages: 141 Posted: 07 Apr 2017
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 0 (1,104)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Equity Risk Premium, Market Timing, The Price of Risk, Cost of equity

53.

Country Risk: Determinants, Measures and Implications – The 2016 Edition

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 0 (357)

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Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications – The 2016 Edition

Number of pages: 136 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 0 (197)
Citation 18

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Living with Noise: Valuation in the Face of Uncertainty

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 23, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Nov 2015
Aswath Damodaran
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 0 (72,173)
Citation 1

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