Anatomy of a World-Class Standards Body: The Origins and Future of the CUSIP System
6 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Date Written: January 26, 2021
This brief article gives some background on the development of CUSIP numbers and discusses the disadvantages of fragmentation if an alternative identification system is introduced.
Keywords: CUSIP numbers, Financial standards setting
JEL Classification: G18,G28,G38
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Ritter, Jay R. and Wool, Phillip, Anatomy of a World-Class Standards Body: The Origins and Future of the CUSIP System (January 26, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3773858 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3773858
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