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Three ways to search in WRDS
How to Search: Web Queries
The WRDS web offers a common interface and consistent data format across all databases or datasets.
Start by selecting a database, then narrow down to the desired dataset.
Choose your data
Chose your date range
Select your company codes or tickers. Code lists can be imported or saved on the WRDS platform.
Select your query variables
Select your query output type
When you submit a query, it runs on WRDS servers, and your results will be made available for you to download when it is complete.
Detailed, step-by-step directions are available at
Available once logged into a WRDS account:
Manuals and Overviews
Manuals, Overviews, and Support Content related to Vendors and Products on the WRDS Platform.
The WRDS Cloud
The WRDS Cloud is our high-performance computing cluster, available to all WRDS subscribers
Programming at WRDS
WRDS Data is easily accessible in your favorite programming language. Find out how to access WRDS through SAS, Python, R, MATLAB, and Stata.
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