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Business Research: WRDS

First Time Users

Registration is required for access

Faculty (personal & class accounts) & Graduate Students, please sign up for accounts directly by clicking the link below: 

Register for a WRDS Account

All other interested SHSU users, please contact the buisness librarian, Lisa Shen (lshen@shsu.edu) for information about setting up an account

Terms of Use

The use of WRDS is limited to academic and non-commercial research purposes.

The right to access licensed databases and copyrighted material on the WRDS system is only for internal or academic research. You may not use data downloaded from WRDS for any commercial endeavor. In addition, you may not reveal, disclose, transfer, or share username and password information with anyone.

Additional restrictions apply, please refer to WRDS terms of use.

Data Available for SHSU Users

Once logged in, click on  Get Data to view full listing
 

Compustat
(North America)

 

Financial statements and supplemental data on more than 24,000 publicly held companies, from Standard & Poor's Capital IQ (Research Insight)

Execucomp
(part of Compustat)

 

Click on Computstat to Access
Compensation data on top executives from over 3,300 companies, incl. salary, bonus, pension, & stock options, 1992-present

CRSP
(US Stocks & Indexes)

 

From the Center for Research in Security Prices, daily & monthly securities data from the NYSE, NYSE MKT (AMEX), & NASDAQ, going back to 1925, see Data Guide for more info

Audit Analytics

 

Audit + Compliance dataset, which tracks audit, regulatory, & disclosure data of all SEC registrants 

 

 

 

Banking Regulatory 

 

Accounting data for bank holding companies, commercial banks, savings banks, savings and loan institutions

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX ®)

 

Key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P500 stock index option prices, from the Chicago Board Option Exchange

Dow Jones Averages

 

Incl. Daily & Monthly Dow Jones Composite (DJA), Dow Jones Industrial (DJI), & other associated indexes

Federal Reserve Bank Reports

 

Databases for Foreign Exchange Rates (H.10), Interest Rates (H.15), & State Indexes

     

WRDS access is funded by the College of Business Administration & Newton Gresham Library

 

Questions?

For Access / Basic Questions

For More In-Depth Questions, after logging in, click on:

  • Research for Guides, Macros, etc.
  • Support to for both Technical & Research Support, incl video tutorials

Business Librarian

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Lisa Shen
Contact:
936-294-3587
lshen@shsu.edu
  Rm 208, Library main floor

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