Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), Compustat,
and Eventus are provided by the W.
Frank Barton School of Business and the University
WRDS is a business
data research service from The Wharton School at the University of
Pennsylvania. It is a collection of financial, economic,
accounting, public policy and banking databases, including
CompuStat and Eventus.
WRDS is restricted to current Wichita
State University affiliates. If you fall within one of the
categories listed below, you may request an individual account from
||Accounts are available to all
standing faculty of Wichita State University. This
allows unlimited access and includes 750 MB of storage.
||Accounts apply to students
doing active research under faculty supervision. These
accounts require a faculty sponsor. This allows access
to WRDS and includes 750 MB of storage.
||Accounts can only be requested
by standing faculty of Wichita State University and provide a
means for Undergraduates and MBAs to use WRDS as part of a
registered class or course project. This allows up to 10
simultaneous users and there is no storage space.
Accounts are available to all current masters students of
Wichita State Universityand allow unlimited access via the
WRDS website. Masters students will have their own password
access; this password is to remain confidential and is
not to be shared with any other individual. Masters
accounts will expire at the end of the semester.
||Accounts are offered to
currently-registered doctoral students at Wichita State
University. This allows unlimited access and 750 MB of
||Accounts apply to visiting
faculty (nonpermanent or part time positions). These
accounts are subject to additional review by WRDS and may
not be used after the visiting appointment ends. This
allows unlimited use and 750 MB of storage.
WRDS requires users to reset their password annually.
How to apply for an account.
Getting Started with Wharton Research Data
WRDS Video Tutorial
Requires your personal WRDS username and password to access.
Access WRDS from campus.
Access to WRDS is available on campus without an individual account
being required. You will be required to enter your WSU email
address. Storage of data is unavailable.