Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

What is WRDS?

For 25+ years, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) supports users with targeted solutions that underpin research, reinforce learning, and enable discovery.

WRDS democratizes data access so that all disciplines can easily search for concepts across the data repository. Partnering with global vendors, WRDS hosts 350+TB of data on the most robust computing infrastructure to give users the power to analyze complex information at speeds of up to 400MB per second.  Our rigorous data review and validation give users the confidence to tailor research and create a wide range of reliable data models.

How do I access Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Log into WRDS using your Wharton credentials through http://whartonwrds.com.

Flexible data delivery options include:

What databases are currently available on WRDS?

Log into WRDS to view the full list of data available for research.

Who can access WRDS?

WRDS access is granted by default to most Wharton account holders, i.e. Faculty, Undergraduate, MBA and PhD students.
Research Assistants and Visitors are also eligible for WRDS access and may request access at this link, or by contacting their departmental IT representative.

WRDS Research and Programming Tools

An array of unique, WRDS-developed products include Classroom by WRDS teaching toolkit designed to introduce business concepts through interactive simulations, Learning Pathways curated and guided resources, Analytics and Linking tools, Research Applications, and Sample Programs.

Who do I contact for assistance?

You can explore the WRDS support documentation at WRDS Support , or with further questions please contact the Wharton Research & Analytics team.