Compustat Global in WRDS: The Basics

Begins with an overview of Compustat Global, highlighting the database's coverage and available variables. Will you need to filter by country for your research? Step-by-step instructions are provided.

The three types of Compustat Global data available on the WRDS platform are explored:

  • Fundamentals data
  • Index constituents and index prices
  • Securities data

The tutorial concludes with a discussion of some common research questions regarding Compustat Global data.