The equity risk premium: A solution?

Rajnish Mehra, Edward C. Prescott

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This paper responds to Rietz's (1988) proposed solution to the Equity Premium Puzzle. We explain why we do not consider his proposed solution to be a resolution of the puzzle and clarify what constitutes a possible solution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-136
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Monetary Economics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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