Sector 11: Sixteen Years in the Making
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) were recently moved from the GICS financial sector to the new real estate sector, while Mortgage REITs remained part of the financial sector under a new sub-industry group. To provide some perspective on investment performance for REITs, the CRSP Analytics Group used the CRSP/Ziman Real Estate Database to produce a comparison of REITs for the past 15 years. Read Sector 11: Sixteen Years in the Making >
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In 1960, Chicago Booth embarked on development of the world’s first comprehensive database for historical security prices and returns information. The research-quality data created by this transformational project established a vast amount of scholarly research for several generations of academics. Visit the special 90 Years of Data page to view a historical timeline, read a few factoids, and utilize our related graphic resources.