Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Preference Evolution and the Dynamics of Capital Markets
This paper introduces endogenous preference evolution into a Lucas-type economy and explores its consequences for investors' trading strategy and the dynamics of asset prices. In equilibrium, investors herd and hold the ...
Abandon Ship: Deferred Compensation and Risk-Taking Incentives in Bad Times
We study how US chief executive officers (CEOs) invest their deferred compensation plans depending on the firm's profitability. By looking at the correlation between the CEO's return on these plans and the firm's stock ...
International Capital Markets with Time-Varying Preferences
We propose a 2-country asset-pricing model where agents' preferences change endogenously as a function of the popularity of internationally traded goods. We determine the effect of the time-variation of preferences on ...
Pricing Sin Stocks: Ethical Preference vs. Risk Aversion
We develop a model that reproduces the average return and volatility spread between sin and non-sin stocks. Our investors do not necessarily boycott sin companies. Rather, they are open to invest in any company while trading ...