On Value Premium, Part II: The Explanations


Much academic work has been done to prove that value premium exists. The center of debate however, lies on the reason for its existence. This paper will be a survey on different explanations to the existence of value premium which includes risk premium for value stocks, judgmental bias and agency costs, data mining, survivorship bias and company size’s premium. Among all, judgmental bias and agency costs comes out to be the one suffered from least counter-arguments.

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