Access: UCI- Authorized Affiliates
RateWatch Scholar offers the academic community information for U.S. financial institutions for research and analysis. Data covers over 96,000 branch locations, depending on time period and data type, all provided voluntarily. Data is gathered from institutions of all types and sizes, including banks, credit unions, savings and loan associations, etc. The RateWatch Historical data sets focus on retail products offered to the general public.
The UCI Libraries license two RateWatch products:
For simple sorting and segmenting, data output includes fields such as: certification number, institution name, address, asset size, institution type, MSA codes and federal reserve districts. Data is provided in a format compatible with Excel, SPSS, MathLab and other processing programs. Each data set includes a data dictionary. Data can be packaged by geography, historical time period and product details and combined with institution identifiers for easy handling and analyzing. The RateWatch Quality team monitors data collection methods at every step to ensure data is current and precise.
Because of data vendors' restrictions, some resources require you to take additional steps (jumping through hoops) to access. To request access, please complete the form below.
This resource is only available to UCI Authorized Affiliates, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff, with an active UCInetID. The UCI Libraries cannot facilitate access for people who are not UCI Authorized Affiliates, like Alumni or Visitors.
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