The Equity Premium Consensus Forecast Revisited
UCLA; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1325
This paper presents the results of a survey of 510 finance and economics professors. The consensus forecast for the 1-year equity premium is about 3% to 3.5%, the consensus forecast for the 30-year equity premium (arithmetic) is about 5% to 5.5%. The consensus 30-year stock market forecast is about 10%. These forecasts are considerably lower than those taken just 3 years ago.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: Equity Premium
JEL Classification: G00, G10, G30, F4
Date posted: September 27, 2001