Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides access to a variety of business data, including financial, economic, and marketing data. WRDS provides access to COMPUSTAT, CRSP, IBES, NYSE-TAQ, Global Insight, OptionMetrics and other important business research databases.

Register for an account in order to start using the resource. WRDS account registrations are approved by administrators during weekday working hours. There are no approvals during weekends or holidays.

In the summer, access is suspended for student accounts. If you are teaching a class and require your students to have WRDS access, please contact the WRDS admins. If you are a student in a class, please send your name, email, course code, and prof’s name and email to the WRDS admins.

Data creator

University of Pennsylvania. The Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania. The Wharton School

Users must set up an account using their University of Toronto email address. 

WRDS Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) by Duo Security

From November 28th, 2022, you can only access the WRDS web login using WRDS DUO 2FA. We encourage all users to review the WRDS 2FA documentation & FAQ for detailed instructions and answers to common questions. Click Here to access the WRDS DUO 2FA guide.

Access status
Access conditions and restrictions

University of Toronto faculty, staff and graduate students.