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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Learn how to access and use WRDS at NYU Libraries.

Popular WRDS Datasets

  • CRSP
  • Compustat
  • Datastream
  • IBES
  • NYSE Trade and Quote (TAQ)
  • WorldScope

Popular WRDS Data Providers

  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
  • Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)
  • Standard & Poor's (S&P's)
  • Thomson/Refinitiv
  • Fama-French Portfolios & Factors
  • ISS (formerly RiskMetrics, IRRC)

Wharton Research Data Services at NYU

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WRDS Updates 2023

  • Capital IQ - Capital IQ Transcripts is now available in WRDS. Capital IQ Transcripts package provides historical conference call transcripts around the world covering approximately 8,000 public companies. It covers not only earnings conference calls but other types of conference calls such as shareholder/analysts calls, M&A calls, or company conference presentations. More information about Transcripts data.
  • Refinitiv ESG - WRDS has released Version 2 of Refinitiv ESG. Version 1 will be removed at the end of August. Please click on any ESG query page for details. (A WRDS account is needed for access.)

What is WRDS?

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is an online data platform that specializes in company financials (financial statements, audit and regulatory filings, banks, segments / industry data, compensation, intellectual property), financial markets, prices, and returns (stock prices, analyst estimates, bonds and fixed income, mutual fund / hedge fund, ETF returns, derivatives / options, REITs, currency exchange rates), ownership, mergers and acquisitions, sustainability/ESG, economics, marketing, news, and healthcare.

WRDS' strengths include:

WRDS is primarily intended for use by NYU professors and PhDs conducting academic research or teaching courses with assignments that require the analysis of WRDS data.

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