PCRA: Companion to Portfolio Construction and Risk Analysis

A collection of functions and data sets that support teaching a quantitative finance MS level course on Portfolio Construction and Risk Analysis, and the writing of a textbook for such a course. The package is unique in providing several real-world data sets that may be used for problem assignments and student projects. The data sets include cross-sections of stock data from the Center for Research on Security Prices, LLC (CRSP), corresponding factor exposures data from S&P Global, and several SP500 data sets.

Version: 1.2
Depends: R (≥ 4.0.0)
Imports: PerformanceAnalytics, PortfolioAnalytics, boot, methods, xts, zoo, lattice, corpcor, data.table, quadprog, RobStatTM, robustbase, R.cache
Suggests: R.rsp
Published: 2023-08-30
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.PCRA
Author: Doug Martin [cre, aut], Alexios Galanos [ctb], Kirk Li [aut, ctb], Jon Spinney [ctb], Thomas Philips [ctb]
Maintainer: Doug Martin <martinrd3d at gmail.com>
License: GPL-2
Copyright: (c) 2022-2023
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
CRAN checks: PCRA results


Reference manual: PCRA.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to CRSP Stocks and SPGMI Factors in PCRA


Package source: PCRA_1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: PCRA_1.2.zip, r-release: PCRA_1.2.zip, r-oldrel: PCRA_1.2.zip
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): PCRA_1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): PCRA_1.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): PCRA_1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): PCRA_1.2.tgz
Old sources: PCRA archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: facmodCS, PortfolioAnalytics


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