WRDS News Archive

November 28, 2017

SNL Financial Institutions data
Get in-depth data and analytics on banks, insurance companies and non-bank financial institutions Access specialized intelligence on everything from global financial institutions, global insurance c [...]

November 15, 2017

Cortellis Life Sciences data now on WRDS
CORTELLIS LIFE SCIENCES HEALTHCARE DATA — Enable impactful research with the world's most comprehensive suite of life sciences data Academic subscribers -- Access Cortellis sample data here > [...]

November 14, 2017

PROPUBLICA data — Research Physicians' Prescribing Habits
ACCESS PROPUBLICA’S AWARD-WINNING DATA ENABLING RESEARCH ON PHYSICIAN PRESCRIBING HABITS AND MEDICAL INDUSTRY PAYMENT Access ProPublica sample data here >> Prescriber Checkup data &mdas [...]

October 23, 2017

University of Gothenburg wins EMEA WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award
Philadelphia, PA (BusinessWire) -- Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwi [...]

September 12, 2017

Wharton Research Data Services Gives Best Paper Award for Research Measuring Volatility of Risk Indices
Philadelphia, PA (BusinessWire) — Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions wo [...]

September 11, 2017

NEW Eurekahedge data on WRDS
ACCESS EUREKAHEDGE’S SUITE OF 29,000+ ALTERNATIVE FUNDS AND 262 ALTERNATIVE FUND INDICES Academic researchers: Access Eurekahedge Sample Data >> Eurekahedge Indices REGIONAL HEDGE FUND [...]

August 7, 2017

OptionMetrics 6th Annual Research Conference
Registration is open for OptionMetrics' 6th Annual Research Conference (ORC2017) on October 16, 2017, sponsored and hosted this year by Fordham University - REGISTER NOW! ORC2017& [...]

July 18, 2017

ISS Incentive Lab — Access Extensive Executive Compensation Performance Metrics, Goals, and Payout Structure
Video Overview of ISS Incentive Lab — learn more >> Academic researchers — Access ISS Sample Data>> Why use ISS Incentive Lab? Regulatory requirements, investor pressure, ac [...]

April 12, 2017

Wharton Research Data Services, SSRN and Elsevier Announce Groundbreaking New Collaboration — Elevating Research and Researchers Who Use WRDS
PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research platform and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institu [...]

CITE WRDS in your research & SUBMIT to the WRDS RPS
WRDS RESEARCH PAPER SERIES (RPS) Gain the recognition needed in today’s competitive academic landscape Promote your research through the WRDS Research Paper Series Cite WRDS in your research S [...]

February 1, 2017

FREE Trial to Sustainalytics data — Gain Insight into ESG Risks
SUSTAINALYTICS  —  COMPANY ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RESEARCH AND RATINGS Academic researchers  —  access Sustainalytics Sample Data here>> Ke [...]

January 24, 2017

SK&A Healthcare Provider Data added to WRDS — Bringing Access to 1 million+ Records, Healthcare System Insight
Access Physicians Reference Data — Understand Trends in Physicians' Practice Environment Academic researchers  —  access SK&A Sample Data click here>> Why Physicians [...]

December 12, 2016

BvD Bankscope
Effective December 31, 2016, Bureau van Dijk has retired the Bankscope database. It is no longer accessible through WRDS.  For any questions, please contact bvd@bvdinfo.com

November 17, 2016

Sustainalytics data — Gain Insight into ESG Risks
SUSTAINALYTICS  ?  COMPANY ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) RESEARCH AND RATINGS Academic researchers  ?  access Sustainalytics Sample Data click here>> Key Bene [...]

November 10, 2016

Job Opening | Director, Research Support Services
Wharton Research Data Services Director Research Support Services at Wharton Research Data Services, WRDS. Wharton Research Data Services at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania [...]

October 20, 2016

WRDS Best Paper prize awarded for Research on Trust Effects in the Face of the Madoff Ponzi Scheme
Wharton Research Data Services Announces Best Paper Award for Research on Trust Effects in the Face of the Madoff Ponzi Scheme PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wharton Research Data Service [...]

October 11, 2016

NEW Healthcare data from the American Hospital Association
AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION — ACCESS A COMPREHENSIVE CENSUS OF US HOSPITALS Academic researchers — access American Hospital Association Sample Data click here>> Why AHA Data? [...]

October 10, 2016

Thomson Reuters SDC data on WRDS — Access M&A and Issues of global equity
THOMSON REUTERS SDC & I/B/E/S KPI  —  BRINGING MERGER, DEBT, AND EQUITY INFO TO WRDS RESEARCHERS Academic researchers  —  access Thomson Reuters Sample Data clic [...]

October 4, 2016

FMA conference: Visit WRDS and Markit
WRDS and MARKIT at the FMA CONFERENCE Visit us at Booth #116 Register to win an iPad mini and FREE ONE-YEAR subscription to the MARKIT SECURITIES FINANCE data. Learn More About Markit Data on WR [...]

September 26, 2016

FREE access to CALCBENCH Sample Data
CALCBENCH — RESEARCH FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING DATA LIKE NEVER BEFORE Access to the Calcbench Sample Data is enabled for all academic users click here>> Fully harness the power of the [...]

September 20, 2016

Infogroup data on WRDS — Analyze Market Trends and Community Growth
WITH INFOGROUP, YOU HAVE THE DATA TO RESEARCH AND ANALYZE COMMUNITY GROWTH AND MARKET TRENDS Access for the Infogroup Sample Data is enabled for all academic users click here>> Why Infogroup [...]

September 19, 2016

Calcbench now available through WRDS
  CALCBENCH — RESEARCH FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING DATA LIKE NEVER BEFORE Access data parsed out of the footnotes of SEC filings — fully harness the power of the new government manda [...]

September 12, 2016

NEW SAS Visual Analytics
SAS Visual Analytics is free for WRDS academic institutions for a limited time THROUGH INNOVATIVE ANALYTICS, SAS® ENABLES RESEARCHERS TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS FASTER – WRDS IS SAS POWERED [...]

August 2, 2016

OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2016) — November 14, 2016 - New York City
  OptionMetrics Research Conference (ORC2016) — November 14, 2016 - New York City Learn More >> OptionMetrics is excited to announce their 5th Annual Research Conference. ORC2016&nb [...]

July 20, 2016

2iQ data now available
For Academic Subscribers only 2iQ DATA Use the predictive power of insider transaction for your research. WHY INSIDER/DIRECTOR TRANSACTION DATA? • Full global coverage • Categorize signi [...]

June 7, 2016

Event Study by WRDS -- Instant visualization of the effect of events on stock returns
FREE FOR WRDS ACADEMIC SUBSCRIBERS MEASURE THE IMPACT ON THE VALUE OF A FIRM RESULTING FROM AN EVENT Following a Dividend Cancellation, how is the stock return affected? MEASURED 10 years of data [...]

Access Health Care M&A data via WRDS
ANNOUNCING THE ADDITION OF IRVING LEVIN ASSOCIATES HEALTH CARE AND SENIOR CARE M&A Access the most comprehensive data source that is devoted to health care and senior care mergers and acquisitions [...]

June 6, 2016

NEW ISS Voting Analytics with N-PX data
INSTITUTIONAL SHAREHOLDER SERVICES (ISS) — ACCESS ROBUST CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT (SRI) SOLUTIONS Uncover risks and understand the key issues in the areas of boar [...]

May 23, 2016

Access a FREE TRIAL of ETF Global data
  WRDS ACADEMIC SUBSCRIBERS ONLY ACCESS A FREE TRIAL OF ETF GLOBAL DATA Exchange-Traded-Funds — Pursue return, manage risk, utilize investment analysis, and generate investment ideas D [...]

May 10, 2016

ETF Global data now on WRDS
ETF GLOBAL DATA NOW AVAILABLE VIA WRDS ACCESS EXCHANGE-TRADED-FUNDS — PURSUE RETURN, MANAGE RISK, UTILIZE INVESTMENT ANALYSIS, AND GENERATE INVESTMENT IDEAS ON OVER 1750 U.S. LISTED PRODUCTS W [...]

April 25, 2016

Access MSRB data through WRDS
MSRB DATA ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL WRDS ACADEMIC SUBSCRIBERS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s (MSRB) municipal market trade data are available to support the study [...]

April 14, 2016

S&P Capital IQ Transaction Data now available
EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF M&A, PRIVATE EQUITY, AND CAPITAL MARKET TRANSACTIONS WHY USE S&P CAPITAL IQ TRANSACTION DATA? • Detailed information and analysis of all transactions • Follow [...]

March 15, 2016

Call for Papers: USC PhD Conference
  4th Annual USC Marshall Ph.D. Conference in Finance June 24, 2016 University of Southern California requests your submissions to the 4th Annual Ph.D. Conference in Finance at USC Marshall Sch [...]

February 9, 2016

Take the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge
Are you up for the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge? Last chance to enter! The ETF Global Portfolio Challenge is a virtual investment competition in which participants engage in a real-life investing e [...]

January 4, 2016

RavenPack data now available to academic subscribers
ACADEMIC USERS MAY ACCESS A FREE SAMPLE SUBSET OF RAVENPACK DATA ENHANCE QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH WITH DATA DERIVED FROM TRADITIONAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA RavenPack analyzes the unstructured content from tho [...]