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Caltech Library Resources for the Linde Institute (Managerial Economics): Financial & Economic Data Sources

Public Equities

CRSP -  The CRSP US Stock Databases contain daily and monthly market and corporate action data for securities with primary listings on the NYSE, NYSE MKT, NASDAQ, and Arca exchanges and include CRSP broad market indexes. CRSP databases are characterized by their comprehensive corporate action information and highly accurate total return calculations.

The CRSP Index Database product contains five groups of CRSP indexes: CRSP Stock File Indexes, CRSP Cap-Based Portfolios, CRSP Indexes for the S&P 500 Universe, CRSP Treasury and Inflation (CTI) Indexes, and the CRSP Select Treasury Indexes. 

Email Prof. Michael Ewens ( for information about accessing the data.




Private Equity

Pitchbook - Provides rich information about private equity, venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions.  The portal is available to Caltech students only and allows for unlimited viewing.  Sign up here with your credentials.  Access is available only on campus. View the tutorials for additional information. Contact Prof. Michael Ewens ( with any issues.