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The Wall Street Journal
Digital subscription to The Wall Street Journal provides unlimited access to www.wsj.com, a business-focused, international online newspaper. It is published by Dow Jones & Company.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a business research platform and intelligence tool widely used by academic, corporate, government, and nonprofit researchers.WRDS provides users a single online location for access to terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including: accounting, banking, economics, finance, ESG and statistics.
WRDS aggregates and retains content from a variety of data sources, and serves as a source of historical data from a number of vendors that themselves maintain only current information. Sources of data aggregated by WRDS include CRSP, S&P Global Market Intelligence, NYSE, and Thomson Reuters, as well as more specialized sources such as BoardEx, FactSet, Hedge Fund Research, Markit, Ravenpack and GSIOnline.
World Bank Open Data
World Bank Open Data is an online database that provides free and open access to global development, statistical data.
World Development Indicators
The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates.
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