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Business: Finance & Investment: 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 College of Business Administration and the University Libraries.

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

The University of Tennessee's WRDS subscription includes access to:

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
Corporate Library/Board Analyst Penn World Tables
CRSP: Center for Research in Security Prices   Risk Metrics
DMEF Academic Data SEC Order Execution
Dow Jones Averages TAQ
FDIC: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Thomson Reuters: Mutual Funds Holdings