The Global Standard for Business Research

WRDS Enables Impactful Research

Global Data

Research Analytics

Academic Support

For 30+ years, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) has supported users with targeted solutions that support research, reinforce learning, and enable discovery. WRDS advances comprehensive thought leadership by allowing users to analyze complex data and develop academic research.

WRDS is a platform aggregating 600+ databases from 60+ data vendors,
incorporating over 550 terabytes of data.

Data Access

WRDS democratizes data access so that all disciplines can easily search for concepts across the data repository.

Research Tools

WRDS dedicated PhD-level specialists developed Research Applications, Linking Tools, Guides, and Sample Programs to improve productivity and research speed.

WRDS Classroom

Classroom Teaching toolkit and video Learning Guides support all areas of research and customized for Researchers, Instructors, and Librarians.

Advanced Analytics

WRDS-developed, powerful analytics tools support original research.

Data Validation

Eliminate data infrastructure costs; ensure timely updates with ready-to-use standardized data.

Supports Accreditation

WRDS resources map to Accreditation Standards, impacting your institution’s trajectory from learning and discovery to research and publication.

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Wharton Research Data Services
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Philadelphia, PA 19104