CRSP Indexes Rank in ETFGI Update

According to ETFGI, CRSP ranks fifth among index providers, with over $225 billion of ETF assets linked to the CRSP US Equity Index benchmarks. See the list of the top 20 index providers below. You can also view the types of funds tracking CRSP indexes here

CRSP welcomes new scholarly researchers and teachers

The following twelve institutions have recently joined the nearly 500 subscribers in 36 countries that rely on CRSP historical data.

China Wuhan University
Germany European Central Bank
Luxembourg University of Luxembourg
Russia Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Spain Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
US - California University of the Pacific
US - California California State University, Los Angeles
US - Connecticut Southern Connecticut State University
US - Massachusetts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
US - Michigan Michigan Technological University
US - Pennsylvania Duquesne University

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CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Funds

CRSP US Stock Databases

CRSP/Ziman Real Estate Database

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

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.

The Best Investment Since 1926? Apple

The New York Times

Only 4 percent of all publicly traded stocks account for all of the net wealth earned by investors in the stock market since 1926.

Stockpicking Is Dying Because There Are No More Stocks to Pick

Wall Street Journal

In less than two decades, more than half of all publicly traded companies have disappeared. (Note: requires subscription)


Transitional Reconstitution for CRSP Equity Indexes

CRSP has implemented a transitional reconstitution process for its 33 equity indexes, which will commence with the September 2017 reconstitution. This new methodology represents a departure from the more standard practice of making all changes to an index in a single day and better aligns CRSP Equity Indexes with the investment community’s best practices.

Bats and IEX to Become CRSP Exchanges of Interest

CRSP Index-eligible securities now include US common equities that are listed on the Bats Exchanges and the Investors Exchange. The addition of the two exchanges marks the first time that CRSP has expanded its universe of primary exchanges since the October 2012 launch of its investible indexes. This move was made to insure that our universe of primary exchanges allows us to better reflect the US equity market.