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The Equity Risk Premium (ERP) is a key input used to calculate the cost of capital within the context of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (“CAPM”) and other models. Duff & Phelps regularly reviews fluctuations in global economic and financial market conditions that warrant a periodic reassessment of the ERP and the accompanying risk-free rate.
Duff & Phelps has published its recommended U.S. ERP and corresponding risk-free rate since 2008. Download a table summarizing these recommendations over the period January 2008 – present.