WRDS Advanced Research Scholar Program

The WRDS Advanced Research Scholar Program is designed for researchers who seek to gain an in-depth understanding of empirical research practices and insight into the latest innovations in academic research.

The program will provide an opportunity for scholars to explore efficient and accurate ways of handling big data, and foster interaction between scholars working in various finance and accounting fields.

The sessions will be led by Research Directors from WRDS and invited Wharton faculty and guest presenters.
The program will be presented in English.

WRDS encourages submissions from China-based Faculty and PhD candidates nearing the completion of their PhD studies.

To be considered for this limited seating program, please send an updated CV and one working paper or research proposal in English (word or pdf format) via email to
[email protected]

Deadline for submission April 30, 2018.
Selected candidates will be notified by email by May 31, 2018.

The program will take place at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia, PA, USA. WRDS will provide a stipend for accommodation, travel and meals.

The week-long program will take place August 18 – August 23, 2018.

CONTACT WRDS with any questions: [email protected]