WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) provides Baylor University faculty and graduate students access to business/finance-related datasets. The WRDS interface allows for the selection of multiple variables and download into formats such as Excel. To use WRDS, users must have an account. Please go to the listing for WRDS in the libraries' electronic resources and view the login instructions for more information on how to sign up for a WRDS account.
AMADEUS (Bureau van Dijk)
a powerful web based tool allowing researchers to calculate stocks’ loading on various risk factors in a timely way. The tool is designed with flexibly in mind, capable of handling monthly, weekly and daily rolling regression on common set of market risk factors.
Databases in this section have been contributed to WRDS by various academic researchers and faculty. Note that some databases in this section may require a separate subscription in order to access the data; if so, this will be indicated on the query page.
Levin Associates provides the most comprehensive data source devoted to Mergers and Acquisitions in Health Care.
Linking Suite by WRDS
The WRDS Linking Suite allows our users to easily download link table between various heavily used databases on WRDS platform:
Bond CRSP Link allows users to directly link fixed income data at the individual bond level to the equity data from the CRSP database.
CRSP Compustat Link by CUSIP SAS code allows users to link CRSP PERMNO with COMPUSTAT GVKEY by CUSIP
IBES CRSP Link provides the historical matching of IBES TICKER with CRSP PERMNO.
SAS Visual Analytics
Provides a complete platform for analytics visualization, enabling users to identify patterns and relationships in data that weren’t initially evident. Interactive, self-service business intelligence and reporting capabilities are combined with out-of-the-box advanced analytics so everyone can discover insights from any size and type of data, including text.
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World Indices by WRDS
Country total return indices (with dividends). 40+ countries. Daily and monthly frequencies.
The following databases are on trial and can be access through your WRDS account:
American Hospital Association Trial
Clarivate Analytics Trial
Compustat - Capital IQ Trial
ETF Global Trial
Hedge Fund Research (HFR) Trial
IMS – SK&A Trial
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) Trial
Option Metrics Trial
RavenPack News Analytics Trial
Toyo Keizai Trial
WRDS SEC Analytics Suite Trial