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Financial Services and Information Technology Lab: Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Welcome to the FSIT Lab resource guide!

Wharton Research Data Service

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a gateway to financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, and marketing data accessible through a single web-based interface provided by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Kogod's subscription includes access to Standard Poor's Compustat Global and Compustat North America, as well as to CRSP's daily and monthly stocks.

 

 

If you are a student at a public workstation in the American University Library or the Kogod lab, you may click on the URL below to access WRDS (you will NOT need to create an account): 

http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/connect 


Faculty members, masters and Ph.D. students may establish individual WRDS accounts that may be accessed from any location by going to http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/ and clicking on “account request.” Accounts will be activated as quickly as possible, but please allow up to two business days for your account to become active. Access to WRDS is also available via public workstations in the Kogod lab and the University Library. 

 

 

For more information on WRDS access guidelines access and how to obtain a personal or temporary login for a course, please read the library's WRDS access guidelines PDF http://www.library.american.edu/about/services/WRDS.pdf   

Questions?

Adrian Mihailescu
Director of Technology

(202) 885-1904
adrian@american.edu

IT Help Line: (202) 885-2550

Financial Services & IT Lab
Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Student Lab
Mon-Fri: 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Find the reservation form on the FSIT lab site: https://www.american.edu/kogod/research/labs/fsit/ 

 

Questions?

(202) 885-1904
adrian@american.edu

IT Help Line: (202) 885-2550

Financial Services & IT Lab
Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Student Lab
Mon-Fri: 7:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Adrian Mihailescu
Director of Technology