The ICF, through the Social Science Library, subscribes to a wide variety of databases that are of use to scholars performing research on the financial markets. The center has compiled various historical databases which are available to scholars affiliated with the Center.
The ICF is one of the leading centers of research on the history of finance. The following research data sets are available to scholars affiliated with the Center: Cowles Data, Greenbacks, London Stock Exchange Project, New York Stock Exchange Project, Shanghai Stock Exchange Project, St. Petersburg Stock Exchange Project, South Seas Bubble 1720 Project.
The Investor Behavior Project at Yale University, under the direction of Dr. Robert Shiller and ICF has been collecting data on the behavior of US investors since 1984. Our United States index is the longest-running effort to measure investor confidence and related investor attitudes.