Learn Impact of Major Govt Reporting Changes at XBRL Intl Conference, June in Orlando FL

Register for XBRL International’s Better Data for Better Decisions, June 9-11, 2014 in Orlando Florida.  Save almost 60% off registration with special academic rates! This month’s passage of the DATA Act, sweeping legislation affecting all US government data reporting, means significant changes for technology, government and business.   Academics, regulators, accountants, technologists andRead More

WRDS Research Director to present paper at Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center Conference, April 25, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is pleased to announce that Research Director, Dr. Rabih Moussawi, will present his paper, “Do ETFs Increase Volatility?“, at the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Conference on April 25, 2014.   The discussant will be Dr. Nikolai Roussanov of the Wharton School,Read More

Register For the XBRL International Conference – Better Data for Better Decisions, June 9-11, 2014, Orlando FL

Attend the XBRL International Conference, June 9-11 in Orlando, FL for insights into structured data affecting government and finance.  Save almost 60% off registration with special academic rates! Academics, regulators, accountants, technologists and financial market stakeholders from around the world are coming to learn, share ideas and brainstorm at theRead More

The Impact of Sovereign Risk — New Research on Credit Default Swap Markets wins WRDS Best Paper Award

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 (SFA) Best Paper Award for Empirical Research. Andy Naranjo, Bank of America Associate Professor; Jongsub Lee, Assistant Professor;Read More

A WAY WITH WRDS

Article Source: Wharton Magazine Wharton Research Data Services celebrates 20 years of innovation and eyes the future with expansion in mind. By Amanda D’Amico Two years before Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met, and four years before Lexis Nexis made its online debut, the Wharton School launched its ownRead More

WRDS announces the addition of Zacks Data

WRDS has added Zacks data to its already robust data offerings. Zacks is pleased to provide all WRDS researchers with a free, one month trial subset of their data. Trial Access Period: December 6, 2012 through January 6, 2013 Trial Coverage: Limited date range for 100 of the largest global companies.Read More

WRDS exhibiting at the Australasian Banking and Finance Conference

WRDS is pleased to be an exhibitor at the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. Sydney, Australia. December 16-18, 2012 If attending, please visit our booth to learn more about the new data and features on WRDS. For more information, please visit the conference site: http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/schools/bankingandfinance/newsandevents/afbc/Pages/25thaustralasianfinancebankingconference.aspx

WRDS and S&P Capital IQ co-sponsor the 2012 FMA Doctoral Student Consortium

WRDS congratulates the winners of the 2012 FMA Doctoral Student Consortium The Financial Management Association sponsors Consortia for advanced finance doctoral students who are currently working on dissertations in conjunction with its Annual, European, and Asian Conferences. In addition, students accepted for the Annual Meeting’s Consortium have the opportunity to also presentRead More

The Wharton School to present WRDS at the SIFMA Conference

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, will present current and future product offerings at the SIFMA Financial Services Technology Leaders Forum & Expo, June 19-20, Hilton Hotel, New York, NY (Location #1604 PBP36). Currently connecting 320 academicRead More

Western Finance Association (WFA) 2012 winner for the “The Wharton School-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance”

The Western Finance Association (WFA) announced its winner for The Wharton School-WRDS Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance — Kelly Shue (University of Chicago) for “Executive Networks and Firm Policies: Evidence from the Random Assignment of MBA Peers“ The Western Finance Association conference will be held at the Wynn Las VegasRead More

XBRL Challenge Winner: Calcbench Takes Top Prize

NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Calcbench, an open source application that consumes corporate XBRL data and performs comparative analytics, was named the $20,000 Grand Prize winner of the XBRL Challenge, a contest for developers to build the most inventive and useful application leveraging XBRL-formatted data from the Securities andRead More

The Wharton School and FactSet Partner to provide FactSet Fundamentals Data via WRDS

Contact: Wharton Research Data Services [email protected] Philadelphia, PA (October 13, 2011) – The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, now carries the FactSet Fundamentals dataset. WRDS provides instant access to over 200 terabytes of dataRead More

WRDS Launches Offerings to Corporate Clients

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading comprehensive, internet-based data research service, now provides its services to corporate clients. Currently connecting over 300 academic institutions and organizations to financial, accounting, and economic data from over 40 vendors on a singleRead More