W.R.D.S. Training

WRDS training is now available online.  Please visit http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/elearning/calendar.shtml for a list of topics, dates and times that will be  offered. The site will be updated soon with next semester’s  sessions. Registration is required. Below is a calendar of the training that will be  offered for the Spring 2009 semester:

Date

Time

Duration

Topic

January 16, 2009    

3pm ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching                

23-Jan-09

3pm ET

1 hour

Navigating Compustat Xpressfeed

 

 

 

 

13-Feb-09

10am ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching               

20-Feb-09

3pm ET

1 hour

Navigating Compustat Xpressfeed

 

 

 

 

13-Mar-09

3pm ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching               

20-Mar-09

3pm ET

1 hour

Navigating CRSP on WRDS

 

 

 

 

10-Apr-09

10am ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching               

17-Apr-09

10am ET

1 hour

Compustat: Executive Compensation

 

 

 

 

15-May-09

3pm ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching               

22-May-09

3pm ET

1 hour

SAS in WRDS

 

 

 

 

12-Jun-09

10am ET

1 hour

Using WRDS: Research and Teaching               

19-Jun-09

10am ET

1 hour

IBES data in WRDS

WRDS provides instant access to important databases in the fields of finance, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing and public policy.  Currently, we have the following subscriptions through WRDS:

CSMAR
Compustat North America
CRSP
Eventus
Mergent FISD
NYSE TAQ

WRDS also provides free access to several other data sources. 
If you still have not requested a WRDS account, you may do so at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu

To get started with WRDS, please visit the user guide on the Wall Street Trading Room website at http://www.sju.edu/academics/hsb/finance/wstr/pdf/WRDS_GettingStarted.pdf

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