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CRSP/Compustat Merged Database

CRSP US Treasury Database

CRSP US Stock Databases

Includes data definitions, calculations, methodologies, and more.

Includes data definitions, link information, access functions, and cross reference information

Access tools and programming libraries for the CRSP US Stock & US Index Databases and CRSP/Compustat Merged databases.

Includes installation, data access, and tool usage

Latest Chicago Booth Review Features CRSP Board Members

Chicago Booth Review

The Chicago Booth Review recently spoke with CRSP Board member Douglas Diamond regarding lessons learned from the 2007-10 financial crisis and whether or not the ensuing regulation has made our economy less vulnerable to another crisis. In the “Footnotes” section of the magazine, CRSP Board Chairman Eugene Fama weighs in on market efficiency, active management, and corporate governance among other topics, and explains why investors shouldn’t buy hedge funds.

The Art (and Science) of Index Construction

Vanguard Blog for Institutional Investors

CRSP COO Dave Barclay weighs in on what makes a great index index on the Vanguard Blog for Institutional Investors.

Announcements

Updated Index Methodology Guide Now Available

The annual review and update of the CRSP U.S. Equity Indexes Methodology Guide has just been completed and the latest version of this Guide is now available. Since the publication of the last version, two new methodology rules were introduced:

CRSP Attending Inside ETF Conference

For the 6th consecutive year, CRSP will be participating in the Inside ETFs Conference in Hollywood, Florida, January 21–24, 2018. More than 2,100 asset managers, consultants, financial advisors, and regulators attend this annual meeting.

If you are planning on attending this annual event, please visit CRSP at Booth #519. The CRSP team will be available to discuss our investable indexes and historic financial database products.

In 2017, ETF assets linked to CRSP Indexes grew by 33 percent.