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A Robust General Equilibrium Stochastic Volatility Model with Recursive Preference Investors

  • Weidong Xu

    (School of Management, Zhejiang University)

  • Hongyi Li

    (Business Administration Faculty, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

  • Chongfeng Wu

    (Financial Engineering Research Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University)

This paper investigates the implications of model uncertainty for the equity premium in a stochastic volatility model. We consider a general equilibrium setting with one representative agent who has a stochastic differential utility. The results show that the equilibrium equity premium consists of a market risk premium, a stochastic volatility risk premium and an uncertainty aversion premium. Further, the robustness can increase the equilibrium equity premium and drive down the equilibrium risk-free rate.

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Volume (Year): 12 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 217-231

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