Research Databases

UAlbany Research Databases Related to Institutional Investment Management

Database type/name

Description

Location

Funded by


Data platform

Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS)

Platform allowing for easy extraction and download of financial data

Account Request

School of Business Dean’s Office


Hedge funds, mutual funds, and other institutional investors

CISDM Hedge Funds

Returns and other characteristics of hedge funds, since 1995

WRDS Account request

CIIM

TASS

Hedge fund characteristics and returns, since 1913

V:\Common Area\CIIM, DATA
and RESEARCH\Hedge Fund Data from TASS \

CIIM

CRSP Mutual Funds

Mutual fund returns and other characteristics, since 1982

WRDS Account request

CIIM

Morningstar Direct

Performance and characteristics of U.S. mutual funds, since 1992

Online (contact Prof. David Smith)

CIIM

PSN

Monthly returns and other characteristics of privately managed institutional portfolios, since 1975

V:\CIIM, DATA
and RESEARCH\PSN from Informa\
and
online (see Prof. David Smith)

CIIM


Financial statements, stock returns, company and industry analysis, and other info (U.S. & international) for stock and bond investors

CRSP

Stock prices, returns, and trading volume, since 1926

WRDS Account request

Library

Datastream International

International financial and economic data

Library IMC, and accessible through dedicated terminal; single site license

Library

IBES

Individual analyst earnings forecasts

V:\ drive (Acclaw\tam)

Accounting Department

Investext Plus

Company financials, analyst reports, industry analyses

Library IMC, accessible online

Library

Lexis/Nexis Academic

Company financials, SEC filings, press reports

Library IMC, accessible online

Library

Mergent Online

Comprehensive background and financial information for 35,000 US and foreign firms, from Moody’s and SEC filings.

Library IMC, accessible online

Library

Compustat

Financial statement information for over 20,000 live and defunct U.S. companies, since 1950

WRDS Account request

Library and School of Business Dean’s Office

VentureXpert

Venture capital and private equity funds, managers, and performance.

Online Access

 

School of Business Dean’s Office and CIIM

S&P Net Advantage

Information on US companies, securities, bonds and mutual funds, as well as the full text of S&P Industry Surveys

Library IMC, accessible online

Library

Thomson Research

Financials for 25,000 US and International firms, downloadable and full-text searchable.

Library IMC, accessible online

Library


Methodological

Eventus

Software for running event studies and extracting stock returns data from CRSP

WRDS Account request

School of Business Dean’s Office