Current Release Notes Most Viewed Guides CRSP in Action

Includes data definitions, calculations, methodologies, and more.

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

Note: We are in the process of updating the online versions of our product guides. For the most current information, please download the PDF via the link below:

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database Guide

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database for SAS, ASCII & R 

Includes installation, data access, and tool usage

Includes file formats, data definitions and calculations. 

2020 Big Picture Chart

CRSP partners with Investments Illustrated, the leading financial illustration firm, to present a series of charts on long-run risk and return performance. 

Immigration and the Stock Market: How Immigration Policy Affects the Stock Prices of Firms that Employ Low-Skilled Workers

The Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University

This study examines the stock prices of firms most likely to be affected by immigration immediately surrounding the signing of the Immigration Act of 1990 and the implementation of the 1999 Temporary Protected Status. 


NEW! CRSP/Compustat SAS, ASCII, and R Files

CRSP/Compustat Merged Database is now available in SAS, ASCII, and R formats! For more information, click here.

NEW CRSP Data File Formats!

Beginning with the December data, released in January*, all products have added R to their existing available formats. This initial release of native R files will be followed in coming months with R packages for use with CRSP data. For more information, see current product release notes here and guides below: