Questions tagged [companies]

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Panel data for public companies' financials? Alternative to Capital IQ Compustat?

Where can I get financial indicators of public companies in the format friendly for statistical analysis? "Friendly" is mainly about: Panel data in long format. Variable names compatible ...
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Where can I get private companies' financials?

Countries have mandatory disclosure of some financial indicators for certain industries. Some companies may disclose information about their financial performance at will. While public corporations ...
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Statistics of US/Europe Businesses, Advertising Agencies Specifically

I've been searching furiously and the closest I came across was this for the Europe http://marketing-advertising-the-media.europages.co.uk/business-directory-europe/did-22/Marketing-Advertising-the-...
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Non US-centric databases on boards of directors and government agency memberships?

Are there any open (and preferably inter/multinational, not just US) databases on membership to boards of directors and leaders of government agencies? For instance, Little Sis has mostly US data (...
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Are there any good libraries available for doing normalization of company names?

I've run into a number of use cases where I need to normalize company names in a database before running automated and manual matching. We've usually ended up writing a specific script with endless ...

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