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Business: Accounting, Auditing & Taxation: WRDS / Wharton Research Data Services


Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is an Internet-based data service from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. WRDS provides a simple, powerful web data interface for a variety of financial research applications, plus technical support to programming in SAS, FORTRAN, or C.   Financial support for WRDS is jointly provided by UT Knoxville's Haslam College of Business and the University Libraries.

WRDS access is limited to faculty and graduate student researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  For further information about accessing to WRDS at UT, contact Dr. Charles H. Noble, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty at the Haslam College of Business. To request an account visit the WRDS website.

The University of Tennessee's WRDS subscription includes access to: (description of each is

Audit Analytics Fama French & Liquidity Factors
Bank Regulatory First Call
Blockholders IBES: Institutional Brokers Estimate System
Bureau van Dijk IRRC/Investor Responsibility Research Center  
CBOE Indexes Nastraq
COMPUSTAT North America and Global PHLX
CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices  Penn World Tables
DMEF Academic Data  Risk Metrics
Dow Jones Averages SEC Order Execution
FDIC: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation TRACE
  Thomson Reuters: Mutual Funds Holdings










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