But this is not what I find; to the contrary, based on firm-level data from Compustat
and on aggregate data from the flow of funds accounts of the Federal Reserve Board, I show that it is the unsecured part of firm credit that strongly comoves with output.
They use data drawn from the monthly stock files of the Center for Research in Security Prices, Standard & Poor's Compustat
, Moody's Industrial Manuals, and Internal Revenue Service Statistics of Income data.
Using financial information from COMPUSTAT
database from S&P Capital IQ (www.spcapitaliq.com) we empirically investigate how the changes in strategy variables during the recession affect firm performance in the subsequent periods.
We use the Execucomp database to obtain executive compensation data, and the Compustat
database to obtain the data for control variables.
public companies that (1) reported at least one major customer accounting for more than 10 percent of a firm's total sales in 2011, and that (2) had financial records for 2011 and 2012 available in the Compustat
database (because the data were collected in early 2013).
To study the choice of ERR, I construct a dataset of firms from Compustat
over the years 2003-2011.
In addition, the analysis of Becker and Stromberg (2012) indicates multivariate outliers also affect commonly used control variables including book-to-market ratios, market leverage, and other data from the Compustat
and CRSP databases.
The average rival return is the simple average of equal weighted portfolios of all firms in Compustat
operating in the same 4-digit SIC code returns.
With the help of two National Science Foundation grants, and permitted access to the Compustat
database to test her hypotheses, Knott mathematically ironed-out the ambiguity of the TFP equation so as to be able to isolate the excess TFP that was specifically due to R&D.
(10) Firms' financial data are obtained from Compustat
; stock prices and total returns are drawn from the Toronto Stock Exchange data retrieval services.
The exercise combines in -come statement and balance sheet information on publicly listed firms from Compustat
with information from Loan Pricing Corporation's DealScan.
We use the Compustat
database to obtain financial information.