Impact is the future currency of research — Elevate the visibility, impact, and credibility of your research institution.
Impactful Research at WRDS
The best financial research is changing policy and practice at the firm, regulatory and national levels, and demonstrating the value of the institutions and researchers who conduct it. Make sure your academic program is making its mark with impact-driven research, supported by WRDS.
WRDS attracts and retains leading faculty and thought leaders by showing that your institution is committed to providing best-in-class research tools.
Drive impact using high integrity data sources, a flexible research computing platform, integrated access to multiple datasets, doctoral-level research support, Classroom by WRDS, a teaching toolkit designed specifically for faculty who are introducing finance and business concepts in the classroom, and Analytics tools that enable comprehensive and authoritative research.
Improve research efficiency and speed by as much as 40% — reducing time to data discovery, analysis, and publication.
Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide.
"These business programs demand the best, most reliable data and insights in order to earn AACSB accreditation, and we are proud to have so many subscribers rely on WRDS to achieve success in research impact, teaching and growth." – Bob Zarazowski, Managing Director, WRDS
WRDS-SSRN Innovation Awards are presented to winning institutions from North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific during the AACSB annual conferences. Past Winners