Lutgert College of Business

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Research Resources

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Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
List of dataset subscriptions available to the LCOB

WRDS provides researchers with one location to access over 350 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics. Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, and R. Their Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give you the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.

  • AuditAnalytics

  • Bank Regulatory

  • Blockholders

  • BoardEx

  • CBOE Indexes

  • Compustat - Capital IQ

  • Contributed Data

  • CRSP

  • DMEF Academic Data

  • Dow Jones

  • Eventus

  • Fama French & Liquidity Factors

  • Federal Reserve Bank

  • IBES

  • Macro Finance Society

  • MSRB

  • OTC Markets

  • Penn World Tables

  • Peters and Taylor Total Q

  • PHLX

  • Public

  • Research Quotient

  • SEC Order Execution


Qualtrics - Research Core
Sophisticated research made simple

Get the data you need to make the most important decisions. From product, pricing and ad testing to customer feedback and brand tracking, join the 9,000+ brands and 99 of the top 100 business schools that make Qualtrics the world’s most-trusted research platform.

  • Survey Software

  • Survey Reporting & Dashboards

  • Survey Distribution

  • Cross Tabulation Software

  • Panel Management

Business Source Ultimate gives us so much more...
An exciting upgrade from our previous Business Source Premier subscription

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.

Business Source Ultimate's content Includes:

  • 3,507 active full-text journals and magazines
    (Premier only offered 1,110)
  • 2,112 active full-text peer-reviewed journals
    (Premier only offered 660)
  • 1,435 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo
    (Premier only offered 300)
  • 1,103 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus
    (Premier only offered 550)
  • Subjects Include

  • Global Business Perspective 

  •  Superior Video Content

  •  Unique Company View

  • Additional Ultimate Databases

The Journal Blacklist
Fighting back against a growing trend that threatens to undermine scholarly communication

Specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators to keep the community aware of the growing threats and to keep academia protected from exploitative operations.

  • Searchable database

  • Journal Summaries

  • Misconduct Reports

  • Blacklist Criteria


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