Monthly Archives: February 2022

Link FactSet and CRSP

Both FactSet and CRSP offer identifier files that contain primary identifiers at the entity level and security level (note: an entity may issue multiple securities). These files provide a mapping between their primary identifiers and all other historical identifiers such … Continue reading

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A test on Stata running speed on MacBook Pro (M1 Pro chip) and old Macs

I ran a test on Stata running speed on my newest MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021) and two old Macs—iMac (27-inch, 2019) and MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019). Technical specifications: MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021): CPU Apple M1 Pro (10-core), memory 16G, SSD … Continue reading

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