WRDS Online Workshop

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) provides the leading business intelligence, data analytics, and research platform to global institutions, which enables comprehensive thought, leadership, historical analysis, and insight into the latest innovations in academic research. WRDS is more than just a data platform. Supporting over 75,000 commercial, academic, and government users at above 500 institutions in more than 35 countries, WRDS is the global gold standard in data management, innovative tools, analytics, and research services.


Topic: Utilizing WRDS to Conduct Empirical Research in Finance


Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., October 12, 2022 (Wednesday)


Speaker: Erica Zhang, WRDS Associate Director, Client Development – Asia Pacific


Zoom Meeting ID:97315565763


Zoom Meeting Link: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/97315565763


From this workshop, you will gain:

  • An overview of the WRDS platform.
  • Introduction of the commonly used research data on WRDS
  • Live demonstration of how to use Web Query and SAS Studio to download data from WRDS.



  1. This workshop will be recorded, and please access the WKU Library webpage for the video (https://wku.edu.cn/library/service/digital-learning/workshop/)
  2. This workshop will provide co-curricular credits. If student attendees participate in this workshop with such intention, please register for this workshop on ONCE (the maximum number of registrations is 200) and then scan the following QR code before Oct. 12, 2022.



If you have any questions about the workshop, please feel free to contact us via library@wku.edu.cn.



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