Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Name of Database Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Source From more than 150 academic institutions
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For current NTU Staff & Students Only.

When you log into WRDS, input your NTU email account; you will be emailed a link to access WRDS at Day Pass access.

To request individual access to WRDS datasets, please email Prof Charlie Charoenwong, Charlie@pmail.ntu.edu.sg, or Prof Chang Xin, CHANGXIN@ntu.edu.sg, in the Finance Department using your NTU email account; you must also include your supervisor or department head in your request. Log in using the Individual Account access.
Brief Notes

Provides standardized extraction of time series data from AuditAnalytics, Bank Regulatory, Blockholders, Bureau van Dijk, CBOE Indexes, COMPUSTAT, Corporate Library, CRSP, CSMAR, CUSIP, DMEF Academic Data, Dow Jones, Eventus, FDIC, Fama French & Liquidity Factors, Federal Reserve Bank, IBES, ISSM, KLD, MFLINKS, PHLX, Penn World Tables, Risk Metrics, SEC Order Execution, TAQ, TRACE and Thomson Reuters.

It is useful when data linking is required.

Database Description

Can download to .csv, Excel, SAS, STATA and SPSS.

Data Type Time series, Statistics
Subjects/Topic Coverage

Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Insurance, Management and Marketing

Concurrent Users
Updates When available
Save Option Yes
Print Option No
RSS Feeds No
Weblogs No
Podcast No
Additional Notes



To get started with WRDS, click on the RESEARCH tab to get replicated research applications, SAS macros, research guides, summaries of the data, and sample programs.

You can also start by clicking on SUPPORT or Help me find my data.

Within each dataset, click on Dataset List, Manuals and Overviews or FAQs to get the descriptions of the variables, manuals for the data, and answers to common questions.

Learn to use WRDS at E-LEARNING.

Maintained by Balbindar Kaur Dhaliwal
Last Modified 16/09/2015
If you have any queries, please email askalibrarian@ntu.edu.sg.

Copyright 2008