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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

WRDS is used to access several research oriented database including: Audit Analytics | Bureau van Dijk’s Osiris | BoardEx | COMPUSTAT Global | COMPUSTAT North America | COMPUSTAT Execucomp | COMPUSTAT Snapshot | CRSP Stocks | CRSP Indicies | CRSP Mutual Funds | CRSP U.S. Treasuries | CRSP/Compustat Merged | DealScan | ETF Global | EVENTUS | Hedge Fund Research (HFR) | I/B/E/S | IHS Global Insights | IRI | Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database | NYSE TAQ | Option Metrics | RavenPack News Analytics | RepRisk | Preqin (the Private Equity and Venture Capital modules only) | Thomson Financial Institutional (13f) | Thomson Financial Insiders .

Special Note: WRDS accounts will only be generated for current faculty, currently enrolled students (Ph.D., masters, and undergraduate), and selected current staff of UNC-Chapel Hill.

To fill out an on-line account request form go to and click on the “Register” tab in the upper right portion of the screen.


UNC-CH users with additional password