Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Master's accounts with WRDS are suspended during the summer, June 10-Sept. 5, 2016, and new Master's account requests are not being accepted.

Comprehensive, web-based data platform that allows access to a wide variety of historical financial, economic, and marketing data sources.

UCLA Anderson does not subscribe to all WRDS databases.  The WRDS component databases that are currently licensed by the Anderson School may be viewed, after logging in, within "Current Subscriptions," and are listed here additionally: 

Current Subscriptions

Bank Regulatory
Blockholders
CBOE Indexes
COMPUSTAT
CRSP
CUSIP
DMEF Academic Data
Dow Jones
Factset
Fama French & Liquidity Factors
Federal Reserve Bank
Hedge Fund Research (HFR)
IBES
IHS Global Insight
ISSM
OptionMetrics
OTC Markets
Penn World Tables
PHLX
SEC Order Execution
TAQ
Thomson Reuters
TRACE

 

If you are having problems connecting to a database, please check the following:

  1. Confirm you have the proper access privileges for this database.
  2. Make sure you have the proxy server properly configured.
  3. Check if the database requires a special account.
  4. Check if the database requires a specific web browser.

If you continue to have problems, please contact your area of computer support:

Anderson Faculty/Staff/PhD Students:
CS Response
csresponse@anderson.ucla.edu
(310)825-8549

Anderson Full Time MBA/EMBA/FEMBA/GEMBA/MFE Students:
Student Technology Services (STS)
sts@anderson.ucla.edu
(310)206-2045

Non-Anderson UCLA Faculty/Staff/Students
Bruin OnLine
http://help.bol.ucla.edu

Access
All UCLA
Special Request (see notes)
Notes

Accessible via the WRDS platform.  Requires a WRDS registered account and an authorized UCLA network account.

UCLA WRDS accounts, which allow SSH access, are provided at the discretion of the UCLA WRDS Representative, and qualifications may exist. Alumni members of the community, UCLA undergraduate students, research colleagues outside the university, as well as others not actively employed or registered with UCLA, do not qualify for individual WRDS accounts, per WRDS policy, and the policy is strictly followed.

Current UCLA faculty, PhDs, and Master's students may request a WRDS account, for which access is by a login ID and password. Submit an online WRDS Account Request and select "Register for a WRDS Account."  WRDS complete documentation is available online to account holders.

Important Note:  Master's accounts with WRDS are suspended during the summer (in 2016: June 10, 2016 through Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2016), and new Master's account requests are not filled during that time.

Note: 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 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, per WRDS Terms of Use.

Questions may be directed to the UCLA WRDS Representative.  

Database Usage

Electronic resources, or databases, are covered by licenses limiting access to academic use by UCLA faculty, staff, and current UCLA students, with some limited to Anderson School use only. Please also read the UCLA Library policy on Appropriate Use of Licensed Electronic Resources. Violations of the University's contractual agreements with electronic resources vendors can and do result in the suspension of access to those resources for the entire UCLA community.