Laplace, Hansen-Sargent and Beveridge-Nelson a note towards unified business application
The paper derives the equivalence condition between the Beveridge-Nelson decomposition and the Hansen-Sargent prediction formula in continuous time using Laplace transforms. The results presented show how the Hansen-Sargent prediction formula is relevant not just for present value discounting but also for the trend-cycle decomposition of cash flow streams in corporate finance.
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