Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) —
The Award-Winning Data Research Platform and Business Intelligence Tool
WRDS supports global research and analysis for over 50,000 Corporate, Academic, and Government clients in 30+ countries in Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Insurance, Marketing and Statistics.
Part of the Wharton School, WRDS is a powerful computing platform that provides unparalleled access to global financial data, research utilities, and insight into the latest innovations in academic research.
We provide the tools to attract and retain leading faculty and thought leaders.
Signal that your institution is dedicated to impactful research and enhanced learning.
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Your peer institutions currently access the following robust databases through WRDS.
|S&P Global Market Intelligence||The leading provider of financial and industry data. More>>|
|Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)||CRSP maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Additional CRSP files provide stock indices, beta-based and cap-based portfolios, treasury bond and risk-free rates, mutual funds, and real estate data. More>>|
|CSMAR||Access data on the China Stock Markets and financial statements of China’s listed companies More>>|
|Markit||Gain insight into the market of security lending, sovereign debt across Europe, and Credit Default Swaps. More>>|
|FactSet Fundamentals, Ownership and Revere||Uncover the complex network of companies in the world economy to better understand the risk factors that affect a company’s performance. More>>|
|RavenPack||Enhance quantitative research with data derived from traditional and social media. More>>|
|NYSE TAQ||Access current U.S. market equities at the millisecond level. More>>|
|Thomson Reuters||Access one of the world’s leading sources for stocks holding, transaction. loan, estimates, and equity-related data. More>>|
|Bureau van Dijk||Bureau van Dijk is a globally-recognized specialist provider of both public and hard-to-reach private company information. More>>|
Learn more about WRDS Classroom
Included with a WRDS subscription, access a teaching and learning space designed for introduction to finance and business concepts. Instructors, use WRDS Classroom as a core component of your curriculum, for stand-alone lessons or assignments. Through Class Accounts, Instructor-only sections allow you to view student progress and perform assessments.
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Enabling Impactful Research
Impact is the future currency of research.
As research methodologies and publishing shift to focus on impact, WRDS helps academic leaders and faculty get the most out of their work.
Research Benefits WRDS improves research efficiency and speed by as much as 40%, reducing time to data discovery, analysis, and publication. Access research applications and utilities, an extensive suite of templates, and sample programs. WRDS advances research that drives impact through superior data access, analysis, modeling tools, and powerful partnerships.
Together, WRDS and SSRN elevate the visibility of research across an array of financial fields.
WRDS Research Paper Series (RPS) – a searchable repository of all papers submitted to SSRN that cite WRDS in their work. This RPS will elevate a researchers’ visibility, increase their Eigenfactor® score, and build a specialized research base for others to explore easily, thereby rapidly advancing the sharing of knowledge.
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WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award was created to highlight the research of emerging business schools. The inaugural WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award was presented to the Dean of College and Business Administration at Sam Houston State University by Harlan Sands, Vice Dean of Finance and Administration of the Wharton School, and Gregg Gordon, Managing Director of SSRN, during a WRDS-hosted event.
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Analytics by WRDS
WRDS has developed a variety of powerful analytics tools to support researchers. Get more out of your data with less effort.
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WRDS‘ Asia Pacific Subscribers Include:
•Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business •Chulalongkorn University
•Hang Seng Management College •Hong Kong Polytechnic University •Hong Kong University of Science and Technology •KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology •Lingnan University •National Chengchi University •National Chiao Tung University •National Taiwan University •National University of Singapore •Renmin University of China •Peking University •Peking University-HSBC Shenzhen •Peking University-Beijing •Seoul National University •Shanghai Jiao Tong University •Shanghai University of Finance and Economics •Singapore Management University •South University of Science and Technology of China •Southwestern School of Finance and Economics •Tsinghua University •University of Hong Kong •Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University •Sun Yat-Sen University •Xiamen University •University of Nottingham-Ningbo •Yonsei University •Zhejiang University