Data Access Tools

Research Data Access

CRSP provides data access on supported platforms including Windows, Linux, and Solaris. Access options include our Windows interface CRSPSift, flat files formats of many of our data products, command line tools and programming libraries, and several third-party partnerships. For subscription information, please contact us at Subscriptions@crsp.ChicagoBooth.edu.

Investment Index Data Access

CRSP has partnered with many of the leading third-party data distributors for dissemination of the CRSP Index Data. Please contact directly your preferred provider for access and subscription information. If your provider is not included below, please contact us at Indexes@crsp.ChicagoBooth.edu so that we may explore adding them to our list of distributors.

Scholarly Research and Practitioner Backtesting

CRSPSift

Windows based Software/Data package

CRSP CUPL

CRSP Program and Utilities Program Libraries for data extraction on Linux and Solaris

CRSP Cloud

Managed File Transfer

WRDS

Web based access via Wharton Research Data Services

CHASS

Web based access via University of Toronto

SAS

Enables easy extraction of CRSP Data using common SAS applications

Documentation for the new SASEXCCM Interface Engine

Documentation for the original SASECRSP Interface Engine

MarketQA*

Via Thomson Reuters Datbase Analytics
*Practitioner backtesting only