Welcome to WRDS!

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a web-based business data research service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Developed in 1993 to support faculty research at Wharton, the service has evolved to become a common tool for research for over 290 institutions around the world.

WRDS is the de facto standard for business data, providing researchers worldwide with instant access to financial, economic, and marketing data through a uniform, web-based interface. This hosted data service has become the locus for quantitative data research and is recognized by the academic and financial research community around the world as the leading business intelligence tool.

WRDS provides access to COMPUSTAT, CRSP, IBES, NYSE-TAQ, Bureau van Dijk, Global Insight, OptionMetrics and other important business research databases.

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Latest WRDS News

September 9, 2014
Visit WRDS at the NFA Conference, Ottawa, Canada, Sept 12-14
August 18, 2014
WRDS, S&P Capital IQ, and CRSP Exhibiting at the European Finance Association conference in Lugano, Switzerland - August 27-30
August 6, 2014
University of Toronto Professor wins a FREE 1 yr subscription to WRDS SEC Analytics Suite and Zacks
July 30, 2014
WRDS and Zacks exhibiting at the AAA conference, Aug 3-5, Atlanta, GA

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