Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the leading data research platform and business intelligence tool for over 30,000 corporate, academic, government and nonprofit clients in 33 countries. We provide single-point access to over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines, including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Marketing and Statistics.
Developed in 1993 to support faculty research at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, our service has since evolved to become the standard tool for a global research community.
WRDS offers flexible data delivery options, from Web interface and PC SAS Connect to the powerful WRDS Cloud. No other data management system offers so many options. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure gives users the power to analyze complex information at speeds of up to 400MB per second. From client-centered research support to analytics and consulting services, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management and research, all backed by the credibility and leadership of the Wharton School.
WRDS has evolved to become the gold standard for a global research community of over 30,000 users at 400+