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A Model For Pricing Stocks and Bonds


  • Harry Mamaysky


This paper develops a tractable, dynamic, arbitrage-free model capable of jointly pricing a cross section of bonds and stocks. The bond pricing portion of the model produces the standard affine term-structure equations. It is then shown that a particular choice of dividend process, characterized by affine dividend yields, leads to stock prices that are exponential affine in the model's state variables. Importantly, the model allows for quite general interdependence between bond and stock prices. The paper also shows that an alternative modeling strate

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  • Harry Mamaysky, 2002. "A Model For Pricing Stocks and Bonds," Yale School of Management Working Papers ysm279, Yale School of Management, revised 01 Jun 2002.
  • Handle: RePEc:ysm:somwrk:ysm279

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    1. Longstaff, Francis A. & Piazzesi, Monika, 2004. "Corporate earnings and the equity premium," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(3), pages 401-421, December.
    2. Xavier Gabaix, 2007. "Linearity-Generating Processes: A Modelling Tool Yielding Closed Forms for Asset Prices," NBER Working Papers 13430, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Sanjiv R. Das & Rangarajan K. Sundaram, 2007. "An Integrated Model for Hybrid Securities," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 53(9), pages 1439-1451, September.
    4. Longstaff, Francis & Piazzesi, Monika, 2002. "Corporate Earnings and the Equity Premium," University of California at Los Angeles, Anderson Graduate School of Management qt3qn115m4, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA.

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