Staff and Post-graduate access to WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) and Compustat
By Sarah Gilmore, on 3 February 2017
UCL has now purchased access to WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) including Compustat. Access is for staff and post-graduate students only.
For staff and post-graduates to obtain an WRDS account.
1: Got to: http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu
2: Select the Register tab or link “Register for a WRDS Account.”
3: Complete the Account Request form.
4: Once you submit an Account Request, an email will be sent to your WRDS Representatives
WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) gives access to Compustat (North American and Global), select Bureau van Dijk data and much more including: OTC, TRACE, Bank Regulatory, Blockholders, CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange), DMEF (Direct Marketing Educational Foundation), Dow Jones, Fama French Portfolios, Federal Reserve Bank Reports, Penn World Tables, Philadelphia Stock Exchange, SEC Disclosure of Order Execution
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