WRDS : general access

Datasets in the fields of finance, accounting, and economics, such as Compustat, CRSP, and NYSE TAQ. SFU undergraduate students should use this access option. SFU faculty members or graduate students who don't want individual WRDS accounts may also use this option.


Public note

SFU faculty, graduate students and eligible staff may register for an WRDS account. These WRDS accounts come with additional features such as SSH/FPT access and memory space for intermediate result sets. Use your SFU email address when applying for an account. New accounts will normally be activated within two business days. Restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff with a valid SFU ID and password.

Alternate names

WRDS, Wharton research data services.

Authentication note

Privacy Notice:The SFU Library makes the WRDS service available to you for your convenience. Your use of the WRDS service at Simon Fraser University is voluntary. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to WRDS is stored on servers located in the United States of America. When you use this service, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to WRDS. You may wish to review the WRDS privacy policy before using the service.

Content type



Wharton Research Data Services

Open access



Accounting, Business Administration, Finance

Course Pack Print


Course Pack Note

Material from this resource may NOT be used to assemble a print coursepack. Create a link to the item instead.

Course Reserve Electronic Copy


Course Reserve Note

You may NOT post or upload an electronic copy.Create a link to the item instead.

Interlibrary loan electronic