The WRDS Difference

Supporting the needs of 50,000+ corporate, academic, and government researchers in 35+ countries, WRDS is the global gold standard in data validation, innovative tools, analytics, data management, and research services.

WRDS offers a competitive resource solution or a complement to existing internal services.

Access to Broad Selection of Data
WRDS makes the world’s most reliable and referenced datasets easily available in a consistent format. We enable access to 350+TB of data and 600+ databases from 50+ data providers, including CRSP, S&P Global Market Intelligence, NYSE, and Thomson Reuters, and specialized sources including FactSet, RavenPack, BoardEx, and IHS Global Insight, WRDS provides a robust library of data for your research needs. For a full list of available databases click here.

Flexible Delivery Options
Choose the WRDS web interface to access data remotely with one-click and remote access. Researchers with stronger programming skills can access the WRDS client server using PCSAS Connect, Stata, Matlab, R, Python, or SAS. WRDS Cloud enables you to dig deep into big data analytics.

Simultaneous Access to Multiple Data Sources
Research across a variety of disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing and Statistics.

Technical and Research Support
Dedicated support provided by doctoral-level professionals.

Classroom by WRDS
A teaching toolkit designed specifically for instructors who are introducing finance and business concepts.

Analytics by WRDS
Powerful analytics tools support researchers — get more out of your data with less effort.

Research Services
Access customized training, tutorials, research tools, and consulting support.


Take a deeper look into the Benefits of WRDS — learn how we meet your needs.