Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for over 40,000 corporate, academic, government and nonprofit users at 400+ institutions in 30+ countries. WRDS provides the user with one location to access over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics.
Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, Python and R.
Our Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give clients the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.
From partnerships with data vendors to our own tools, including the WRDS SEC Analytics Suite and the Wharton School’s OTIS, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management and research, all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.
Tour the interactive map below to view the locations of our WRDS subscribers.
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 a state-of-the-art interface to a variety for databases, simplifying extraction and increasing productivity with:
|Bank Regulatory||Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)|
|Blockholders||IRI Marketing Factbook: Point of Sale|
|CBOE Indexes||Penn World Tables|
|Direct Marketing Educational Foundation||Philadelphia Stock Exchange United Currency Options|
|Dow Jones||SEC Disclosure of Order Execution|
|Fama-French (Research) Portfolios and Factors||TRACE (academic subscribers only)|
|Federal Bank Reports||OTC Data (academic subscribers only)|
|Bureau van Dijk||Morningstar CISDM|
|Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)||NASTRAQ|
|comScore||NYSE TAQ *|
|GovPX Treasuries (ICAP)||S&P Capital IQ|
|Thomson Reuters||WRDS SEC Analytics Suite|
*Note: In addition to the data fee paid to NYSE, WRDS requires an annual TAQ Access Fee.
WRDS Supports the following client environments: