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Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Wharton Research Data Services

CSUMB subscription includes:WRDS homepage

  • WRDS Basic Package (e.g., Dow Jones Averages,      OTC End-of-Day Pricing) 
  • Compustat
    • North America—Daily
    • Global—Daily
    • Bank—Daily
    • Execucomp
  • CRSP
    • Stock/Security Files
    • Stock Events
    • Index History—Intraday
  • AuditAnalytics 
    • One-year subscription (April 2021—April 2022)
  • BoardEx 
    • One-year subscription (July 2021—July 2022)


ICPSR  (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

  • Archive of social science datasets
  • Hosted by the University of Michigan
  • CSUMB is a member institution
  • Social and behavioral sciences focus

Common datasets

Common Datasets


  • Available via WRDS


  • Available via WRDS

Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP)

  • Available via WRDS


  • Available via WRDS

Consumer Expenditure Survey

  • From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Current Population Survey

  • From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The General Social Survey

  • Hosted at the University of Chicago

The Health and Retirement Study

  • From the U.S. National Institute on Aging and the Social Security Administration


  • Maintained by the University of Minnesota

The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

  • From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Panel Study of Income Dynamics

  • Hosted at the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research

Public Use Data Archive

  • Provided by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Survey of Consumer Finances

  • Maintained by the U.S. Federal Reserve

Books and ebooks on statistical packages

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. 

  • Library database of statistical tables on a wide range of U.S.-focused topics
  • Each table cites source