In this session, we did an overview of how we think about and measure risk in finance, the characteristics of a good risk & return model and whether the ones that are in use measure up. In the second part of the session, we looked at how best to estimate risk free rates.

Aswath Damodaran: Risk And Return Models

Implied Equity Risk Premiums & First steps on relative risk measures

In this session, we looked at the mechanics and intuition behind implied equity risk premiums and how they have varied over time as a function of other macro variables. We took our first steps in assessing the relative risk in a company.

Aswath Damodaran: Risk And Return Models; Implied Equity Risk Premiums