15 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Date Written: September 2001
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.
Keywords: Equity Premium
JEL Classification: G00, G10, G30, F4
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Welch, Ivo, The Equity Premium Consensus Forecast Revisited (September 2001). Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1325. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=285169