For 25+ years, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) has supported global institutions across 38 countries with targeted solutions that underpin research, reinforce learning, and enable discovery.

Benefits & Solutions


Enhance research, attract and retain leading thought leaders, improve engagement, and create societal impact

WRDS enables comprehensive thought leadership — democratizing data access and giving users the power to analyze complex information through curated Classroom Teaching guides, Video Learning Pathways, Analytics/Linking tools, and Research Applications.

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

Partnering with global vendors, WRDS hosts 350+TB of data—across all disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics—giving 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. Approach your research using real-world examples and advance your analysis to answer the most critical questions with your data.

Supporting a global community of 75,000+ commercial, academic, and government users across 38 countries, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management, innovative tools, analytics, and research services — all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.

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