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Library Notice

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a comprehensive web-based business data management system which provides a variety of financial, economic and marketing data sources. Lingnan University staff and students can access the following datasets through WRDS:

Bureau van Dijk Datasets:

  • BankFocus

Compustat Datasets:

  • Compustat Global 
  • Compustat North America University Package 
  • Compustat North America University Historical Package 
  • Bank Annual and Bank Quarterly Files
  • Back Data Segment - Active & inactive Companies

CRSP Datasets:

  • CRSP 1925 US Stock Database 
  • CRSP/COMPUSTAT Merged Database


  • Company identifiers
  • Metrics
  • Risk Incidents

Thomson/Refinitiv ESG:

Other Datasets:

  • Bank Regulatory
  • Beta Suite by WRDS
  • Blockholders
  • CBOE Indexes
  • DMEF Academic Data
  • Event Study by WRDS
  • Fama-French Portfolios and Factors
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • Financial Ratios Suite by WRDS
  • Historical SPDJI
  • Intraday Indicators by WRDS
  • Macro Finance Society
  • Pastor-Stambaugh and Other Liquidity Factors
  • Philadephia Stock Exchange (PHLX)

Apply for an Individual Account

1. Click WRDS Main Page

2. Click "REGISTER"

3. Fill in the Online Form of Register for WRDS and then Click "Register for WRDS".

4. You will receive an email with your account information and instructions to reset your password within 5 working days.

Access to WRDS

If you already have an Individual Account, please click here to login.