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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Learn how to access and use WRDS at NYU Libraries.

For Faculty: Subscribing to New Datasets via WRDS

Trials and Pricing: 

If you are a faculty member or PhD with funding and are interested in one of the non-subscribed datasets, use WRDS' "Contact WRDS Support" form (after logging in) to inquire about a trial, data sample, and pricing. Typically, individual NYU scholars, schools, departments, and programs fund annual subscriptions to data via WRDS. WRDS will connect you with our NYU WRDS reps and the vendor.

Annual Subscriptions vs. One-Time Pulls: 

WRDS only sells annual contracts to datasets via their interface. If you require a one-time, custom data pull for your research, consider reaching out directly to the original data provider - not WRDS - for a price quote. (Vendors typically charge by the data point or row, so be sure to share with them the scope of your data needs.) One-time, custom purchases are typically more cost effective than an annual contract.

Third Party Subscriptions

Subscriptions of Third Party Data as of July 2024

  • The below lists are only updated once a year in early September. They are reproduced here only to enhance end-user discovery of WRDS datasets via the open web.
  • Please refer directly to the WRDS Get Data list for confirmation of NYU's current subscription status for any given dataset.
  • NYU does not necessarily subscribe to all sub-modules within a subscribed dataset.
  • For descriptions, dataset lists, manuals and overviews, FAQs, and customer support related to the below datasets, please consult the WRDS interface.

Stern faculty and PhDs have access to IBES Guidance data via FTP (not via WRDS). Contact the Stern Center for Research Computing to access.

WRDS Products

Subscriptions of WRDS Data as of July 2024

Non-subscribed Datasets

  • 2iQ
  • American Hospital Association
  • AuditAnalytics
  • B Impact Assessment
  • BoardEx**
  • Bureau van Dijk
  • Bureau van Dijk Legacy
  • Calcbench
  • Clarivate Analytics
  • Classroom
  • Comscore
  • ETF Global
  • Eurekahedge
  • Eventus
  • Factset
  • FTSE/Russell
  • GovPX
  • GSIOnline
  • Healthbase
  • Hedge Fund Research (HFR)
  • IHS Global Insight
  • IMS – SK&A
  • Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
  • ISSM
  • ktMINE
  • Levin
  • LSPD
  • OptionMetrics
  • Morningstar CISDM
  • MSCI (formerly KLD and GMI)
  • Option Suite by WRDS
  • Pitchbook
  • ProPublica
  • RavenPack
  • RentBureau
  • RepRisk
  • Revelio Labs
  • Sustainalytics
  • Toyo Keizai
  • WCAI
  • WIND
  • Insiders Data by WRDS
  • Venture Capital by WRDS
  • Zacks Investment Research

** Stern faculty and PhDs have access to BoardEx via the Stern Center for Research Computing. Contact their team to access the Excel files via FTP.