About this Database
WRDS is a web-based business data research service from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Access financial, accounting, banking, economics, marketing, and public policy databases. Strengths include deep archives of historical data, a common web interface for access to all WRDS databases, and a variety of output file formats.
Harvard University faculty, students (including MBA students) and researchers:
Request a WRDS account and click on Register (upper right corner of page). Complete registration form.
WRDS accounts are not provided during the summer to MBA students. Authorized Harvard University students may request in-person access for academic use during the summer months. Contact email@example.com.
NOTE as of 11/18/2022: Over the next few weeks, WRDS is upgrading account security by utilizing Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) by Duo Security. How to Log In to WRDS Using WRDS 2FA by Duo