Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business


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The following dataset is available that could be used in academic research for both faculty and students:

Shareholder Proposals

  • Coverage from 1997 on SP1500
  • Includes all proposals including those that were not voted (omitted from agenda)
  • Variables such as lead filer, meeting date, and vote outcome

Voting Analytics

  • Company Meeting Results
    • Coverage from 2003 on R3K
    • Global companies included from 2013
    • Includes all agenda items on ballot
  • Mutual Fund Vote Records
    • US Mutual Fund Vote Records for all institutions filing Form NPX since 2003
    • Global institutions available from 2013

ExecComp Analytics

  • CEO/NEO Pay Statistics
  • Compensation Plan Details and Metrics
  • Executive Pay Benchmarking
    • Dynamic Company Comparison (evaluate CEO/NEO Pay)
    • Advanced Data Search (Review large data sets to compare company practices)
    • Company Profile Reports
  • Equity Plan Benchmarking
    • Review company pay plans including attributes and peer comparisons
  • Pay for Performance
    • Simulation tool to evaluate P4P scenarios based on input assumptions
  • Form 4 Data
    • View executive ownership details including holdings, grants and dispositions