Databases and Research Resources
These resources may only be accessed from the CBA Network. Please contact Jacob Davidson for set-up and Dr. Kealey if you need help with their use.
A collection of datasets and tools to allow researchers to pull stock and index prices or create return series for securities traded on the primary U.S. exchanges (NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ)
Monthly prices and returns are available from 1925, and daily data is available from 1962. Securities are assigned unique PERMNO’s which can be linked back to other data sources through the CUSIP value. CRSP time-series data include corporate action details (dividends, splits and other events that affect the construction of the return series).
Tools designed to help researchers trying to Search for, Extract and Normalize data reported in SEC filingsThe ExtractionEngine component allows users direct access to normalized Executive and Director compensation data. directEDGAR pre-processes the original tables as reported in the proxy and 10-K filings and adds the gender of each of the persons whose compensation is reported in the table as well as their individual CIK. directEDGAR also pre-parses the 10-K filings by item number section so they can be directly downloaded and used for semantic and content analysis. The ExtractionEngine has the capability to extract specific content around key search results and normalize text values into data in a form that can be used in the research workflow. The search component offers the fastest search access to a broad range of EDGAR filings with the ability to limit search results to a predetermined list of registrants.
Provides financial statement information (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows) from publicly traded firms both active and inactive
Research Insight is a Windows-based front-end to 20 years of Compustat data and 10 years of Global Vantage (the international database within Compustat) data, and allows for screening, report generation, and custom variable creation. Research Insight data can be easily merged with data extracted from directEDGAR where coverage overlaps.
This resource contains links to databases for articles, books, Internet sites and other resources for company, industry, marketing and country research. Access from off-campus requires an NUID and password. Some of the most-used business and economics databases available in the guide are:
Full-text search of Business, Management and Trade - scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
This wide-ranging collection addresses legal and public policy concerns in many professional practice areas; for example, Criminal Law Reporter, Energy and Climate Report, Family Law Reporter, Internet Law Resource Center, Tax and Accounting Center, and many more.
This database is notable for including online access to long runs of a number of major publications; for example, the Harvard Business Review extends back to 1922 and Journal of Marketing to 1936. It also has hundreds of Country Reports produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Datamonitor supplies about 10,000 company profiles and SWOT analyses to Business Source Premier.
This is the American Economic Association's electronic database; the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. EconLit adheres to the high quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. It provides links to full-text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more. EconLit uses the JEL classification system and controlled vocabulary of keywords to index six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature. These sources bring the total records available in the database to more than 1.1 million.
IBISWorld Industry Reports cover over 700 industries in the United States as categorized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Examples of industry coverage include: Manufacturing, Information, Transportation, Retail Trade and Healthcare. Individual reports provide key statistics, segmentation, market characteristics, industry conditions, key competitors, industry performance and outlook. Industry reports are searchable by NAICS code, keyword or company name. There is also a browse feature organized by industry name and NAICS code. International reports are also available as well as in-depth reports on Australia, United Kingdom and Chinese industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and historical performance, major industry participants and more. The reports also provide five year forecasts of critical measures of performance and demand in the covered industries.
This collection of databases and files remains almost a universe of its own, providing online access to articles published in hundreds of newspapers around the world as well as trade, industry, and government resources. Click the News link under the Search tab to select files such as U.S. Newspapers and Wires, Major World Newspapers, and Financial Times (London). Click the Business link under the Search tab to enter the Company Dossier file, where one can find information pulled together from many sources concerning thousands of companies. Click the Sources tab to explore files such as Companies & Organizations, Country & Region Reports, and Industries & Markets. Click the Legal tab to enter an area containing Federal and state court decisions, Federal and state codes and regulations, and a file containing online articles published in over 500 law review journals.
Business and Financial Data about U.S. and international public companies. Includes well formatted company data and annual reports. Also offers a facility access compensation data pulled from EDGAR on a singular basis.
RIA Checkpoint is a tool for accounting and tax research. It includes tax cases, codes and regulations, IRC publications and other tax documents and federal rulings and internal revenue bulletins. It also includes accounting standards and regulations from AICPA, FASB, GASB, IASB, PCAOB and the SEC reference library Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage: Company information includes a description of the company, stocks & bond issues, earnings estimates, dividend and split history and more. The Industry Surveys cover industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics. Select the Industries tab to get a selection of the international industry surveys. Screening tools for companies, stocks and bonds are available. You can screen on a range of financial and stock performance measures.
Offers over 1 million statistics ranging across a myriad social, economic, and market-related topics. Data may be exported in PPT, XLS, PDF, and PNG formats.
Provides online access to the published decisions of the federal courts and the appellate courts of all 50 states. Also includes federal and state codes and regulations and articles published in over 700 law review journals.
|Bank for International Settlements||Macroeconomic|
|Bureau of Economic Analysis||Macroeconomic, Industry|
|Bureau of Labor Statistics||Macroeconomic, Industry, Demographic|
|United States Census Bureau||Macroeconomic, Industry, Demographic|
|Current Population Survey||Industry, Demographic|
|SEC EDGAR||Accounting Financial and Mutual Fund Data|
|Statistical Releases from the Federal Reserve Board||Macroeconomic, Industry|
|Federal Reserve Economic Data (St Louis Fed)||Macroeconomic, Industry, Demographic|
|National Bureau of Economic Research||Macroeconomic, Industry, Demographic|
|Federal Election Commission||Detailed Political Contribution Reports|
|USDA Economic Research Service||Macroeconomic, Industry|
|Federal Housing Finance Agency||Macroeconomic, Industry|
|Institute for Social Research - Panel Study of Income Dynamics||Demographic|
|USA.gov Business Data and Statistics||Macroeconomic, Industry, Demographic|