What is WRDS?

Wharton Research Database Services is a data management system to retrieve information from financial, economic, and marketing data sources including Compustat, CRSP, and Mergent FISD.

WRDS may be used  solely for research and instructional purposes.

Before registering, make sure you belong to one of the eligible categories. Only requests from the following will be approved:  

Current YU faculty, staff, research assistants, and graduate students

Faculty may also request class accounts.

Have an Account Already?

Request an Account

1. Complete the registration form and click SUBMIT.
2. Check your account information for accuracy and click CONTINUE REGISTRATION.
3. Read the WRDS Terms of Use Statement and click I AGREE.
4. You will receive an email verifying your ieligibility for an account.
5. If your account request is approved, you will receive password setup instructions.