The Wharton School offers RQ via WRDS

January 11, 2016, Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of RQ (Research Quotient) to its data offerings. RQ is available at no cost to academic institutionsRead More

Research Quotient now available via WRDS

ANALYZE AND MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A FIRM’S R&D FREE TO ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS maintaining current subscription to S&P Capital IQ Compustat WHAT IS RQ? Research Quotient = percentage increase in revenue from a 1% increase in R&D. RQ is the output elasticity of R&D. RQ offers a universal, uniform, andRead More

WRDS Best Paper Award for Research Examines CEO Compensation Structure – Short Term Contracts Induce CEOs to Cut Investment

Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance by the Western Finance Association: Alex Edmans of the London BusinessRead More

RavenPack News Analytics now available via WRDS

RAVENPACK NOW AVAILABLE TO ACADEMIC USERS ENHANCE QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH WITH DATA DERIVED FROM TRADITIONAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA RavenPack analyzes the unstructured content from thousands of publications to extract information on named entities and financially relevant events in the public eye. WHY RAVENPACK? • Structured data in a form that allowsRead More

University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Current features WRDS

Wharton Research Data Services By Lauren Hertzler Wharton Research Data Services, or WRDS, an award-winning business intelligence tool, was created to support the Wharton School’s faculty —providing access to global financial databases through one platform. Several years later, the data research platform expanded its reach by offering its subscription-based serviceRead More

WRDS Adds BoardEx, Bringing International Relationship Capital Management to Its Data Services

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of BoardEx to its data offerings. A part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, WRDS provides thoughtRead More

BoardEx data now available on WRDS

ANNOUNCING BOARDEX DATA ON WRDS ACCESS EXTENSIVE DATA ON THE BOARDS OF PUBLICLY LISTED AND NOTABLE PRIVATE COMPANIES IN ALL REGIONS OF THE WORLD HIGHLIGHTS Profiles 700,000+ (directors, senior management, disclosed earners), companies (listed and private) Network Connections Between individuals via professional connections Board Summary Composition, compensation, committees Company DetailsRead More

Announcing the addition of RepRisk data on WRDS

ACCESS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE ON ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RISKS RepRisk data is now available to WRDS academic and government subscribers. WHY DOES ESG DATA MATTER? Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor, corruption, etc.— can translate into reputational, compliance and financial risks. Learn More

WRDS adds RepRisk data

ACCESS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE ON ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RISKS WRDS Academic and Government Subscribers can access RepRisk data FREE for 1 year from October 20, 2015 through October 19, 2016. For more information, contact wrds@wharton.upenn.edu WHY DOES ESG DATA MATTER? Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor,Read More

Visit WRDS at the FMA Conference

October 15 - 16 Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 academic, government, and  corporate users in 33 countries, will exhibit at the upcoming Financial Management Association (FMA) Conference, October 15-16, Orlando, FL. Visit Booth 201 to learn about our newRead More

WRDS Adds FactSet Revere Data, Helping Clients to Uncover Complex Networks of Companies within the Global Economy

September 15, 2015 11:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic, and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of FactSet Revere’s unique datasets to the WRDS platform. The data is available throughRead More

FactSet Revere data on WRDS

ACCESS FACTSET REVERE Uncover the complex network of companies in the world economy to better understand the risk factors that affect a company’s performance. WHY USE FACTSET REVERE? • Map companies relationships historically • Control for different industry effects based on product revenue • Understand the geographic risks of companiesRead More

BoardEx

Access extensive data on the boards of publicly listed and notable private companies in all regions of the world WHY BOARDEX? › Access educational background, prior employment, and connections of directors and executives › Analyze proportion of politically connected directors, using CEO-level controls such as age, gender, and experience ›Read More

Thomson Reuters Worldscope brings uniform analysis structure to complex global accounting data

August 10, 2015 10:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time PHILADELPHIA — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Worldscope from Thomson Reuters, the leading source of intelligenceRead More

WRDS adds Thomson Reuters Worldscope data

THOMSON REUTERS WORLDSCOPE DATA on WRDS Access Comprehensive, Accurate and Timely Fundamentals and Stock Data — a measurable advantage when analyzing company financial information WHY WORLDSCOPE? While advances in synchronization have been made by major exchanges, financial accounting practices remain diverse and company presentations remain highly inconsistent. Thomson Reuters WorldscopeRead More

Visit WRDS at the AAA and enter to win an iPad mini

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, and government clients in 33 countries, will exhibit at the American Accounting Association (AAA) conference, taking place August 9-11, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL. VISIT BOOTH #62 Enter to win anRead More

RepRisk

Free to all academic WRDS users October 20, 2015 through October 19, 2016 Access the most comprehensive database on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. For additional information, please contact wrds@wharton.upenn.edu WHY DOES ESG DATA MATTER? Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor, corruption, etc.—can translate into reputational, complianceRead More

WRDS sponsoring WFA Best Paper Award

VISIT WRDS AT THE WFA CONFERENCE Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government, and non-profit clients in 33 countries, will be a sponsor at the Western Finance Association Conference at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA. WHARTON-WRDSRead More

WRDS Outstanding Paper Award for Research Highlights Analyst Influence on Corporate Policies

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Outstanding Paper Award for the MARC Conference. The award winners, Jarrad Harford, Michael G. Foster School of Business, UniversityRead More

WRDS Best Paper Award Presented for Research on the Impact of Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions

WRDS Best Paper Award for Research on the Impact of Fairness Opinions in Mergers and Acquisitions June 08, 2015 09:34 AM Eastern Daylight Time PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announceRead More

OTC Data now available via WRDS

Free to all WRDS Academic users Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is pleased to announce the addition of OTC Markets Group data to its already robust data offerings. Access the most comprehensive, timely and accurate data available on the 10K securities that trade on the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC PinkRead More

OTC Markets Group

Free to all academic WRDS users Access the most comprehensive, timely and accurate data available on the 10K securities that trade on the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink Marketplaces. WHY USE OTC DATA? The data may be used for portfolio pricing and valuation, investment accounting, clearing and settlement, and clientRead More

WRDS sponsors the Outstanding Paper Award at Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in Finance (MARC), March 13

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government and non-profit clients in 33 countries, will be the lead sponsor for the Outstanding Paper Award and Exhibitor at the Mid-Atlantic Research Conference in Finance (MARC), taking place March 13Read More

WRDS Best Paper Award Highlights Analyst Influence on Corporate Policies

Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Southern Finance Association Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award. The award winners, Francois Degeorge, Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano;Read More

WRDS adds RepRisk data

ACCESS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DATABASE ON ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RISKS WRDS Academic Subscribers can access RepRisk data FREE for 1 year beginning on October 20, 2015 For more information, contact wrds@wharton.upenn.edu WHY DOES ESG DATA MATTER? Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor, corruption, etc.— can translate intoRead More

WRDS Best Paper Awarded for Research on Financial Model Disagreement and Impact on Markets

Philadelphia, PA — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Research. The 2014 Best Paper Award winners, Daniel Andrei (Assistant Professor ofRead More

WRDS and Markit at the FMA

Visit WRDS and Markit at the FMA Visit booth #3 — Register to win an iPad mini with trial of MARKIT data and FREE ONE-YEAR subscription to the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000Read More

WRDS SEC Analytics Suite

WRDS SEC Analytics Suite with NEW SEC Sentiment data is positioned for broad business usage – from due diligence and forensic accounting to disclosure research and investment management. Simplify research—quickly and easily develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on custom criteria.  The ready-to-useRead More

Markit

Markit Securities Finance Data Gain insight into the market of security lending — valuable tool for understanding market efficiency and limits to arbitrage Key Benefits: Wider cross sectional coverage: Unlike shorting data used in prior research, MSF data is not from a single proprietary data source, which guarantees a muchRead More

Visit WRDS at the NFA in Ottawa, September 12-14

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the gold standard business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000 academic, government, and corporate users in 33 countries, is pleased to be an Exhibitor and Best Paper Award sponsor at the upcoming Northern Finance Association (NFA) Conference, September 12-14, Ottawa, Canada. Visit our boothRead More

The Wharton School and S&P Capital IQ Partner to Provide Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Credit Ratings via WRDS

Philadelphia, PA (BUSINESSWIRE) – Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, announces the addition of the Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Credit Ratings to its data offerings. WRDS, a part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, provides 30,000 users in 33 countriesRead More

WRDS Best Paper Awarded for Research on Historic Bank Failure and Implications for Current Bank Policy

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)   Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is proud to announce the winners of the Wharton-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance. The 2014 Best Paper Award winners, Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor of theRead More

WRDS sponsors and presents the Best Paper Award at the WFA Conference, June 15-18, Monterey, CA

Wharton Research Data Services(WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government, and non-profit clients in 33 countries, will be a sponsor at the Western Finance Association (WFA) conference, taking place June 15-18 at the Marriott Monterey in Monterey, CA. The WRDS BestRead More

Find Out How XBRL is Changing Govt and Financial Reporting at XBRL Intl Conference, June 9-11, Orlando FL

Academics in IT, accounting & finance should attend the June 9-11 XBRL International Conference: Better Data for Better Decisions in Orlando Florida. Save almost 60% off registration with special academic rates! XBRL is required for US public company financial statement reporting and in April, legislation was signed into law mandatingRead More