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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

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Current UBC graduate students, faculty, librarians, staff  who wish to use WRDS can request an account. The requestor’s status as a current UBC student,faculty or staff member must be verified before the account can be approved by WRDS.  No walk-in users.

By submitting a request for an account, you consent to the process of verification and approval.

Please use a working UBC email address. If you don't have a UBC email address, please  visit UBC IT Services (https://id.ubc.ca/) to create an account.

Apply for a new account here.

Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to WRDS once your account is approved may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. 

 

WRDS is a Web-based interface hosting data from Standard & Poor's Compustat, CRSPExecucomp, Global Insight (formerly DRI), I/B/E/S, etc.

WRDS is best known for the access it provides to historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT. This data covers over 30,000 companies and includes security prices and trading volume, income and balance sheet items, and analyst projections for earnings and sales. WRDS also contains stock market indices, bond prices and interest rates, mutual fund and stock ownership information, options data, and a wide array of macroeconomic time series. International data, marketing and industry reports, and web usage data are also available on WRDS.

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  • 13F (Institutional Holdings) PERMITTED USE
  • Audit Analytics PERMITTED USE (Funded by the UBC Sauder Accounting & Information Systems Division: January 27 2021 to January 27 2022)
  • COMPUSTAT - PERMITTED USE
  • CRSP - PERMITTED USE
  • CRSP/COMPUSTAT Merged Database PERMITTED USE
  • CUSIP - PERMITTED USE
  • EXECUCOMP (under Compustat - Capital IQ) - PERMITTED USE
  • IBES PERMITTED USE
  • IRI Data - PERMITTED USE
  • ISS Voting Analytics -  ISS Recommendations Add-on PERMITTED USE (June 2022-June 2023)
  • ISS Voting Analytics - Mutual Fund Vote Records PERMITTED USE (June 2022-June 2023)
  • ISS Voting Analytics - Company Vote Results PERMITTED USE (June 2022-June 2023) 
  • s12 (Mutual Funds) PERMITTED USE
  • RepRisk PERMITTED USE (Funded by the UBC Sauder Accounting & Information Systems Division: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023)
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    Subjects

    Economics; Commerce

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    Statistics & Data

    Funding Notes Access to the WRDS database has been made possible by a generous gift from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.