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MGM360H5: Compensation

A course guide listing library resources for students enrolled in MGM360H5.

Accessing Data

The datasets to be used for the group project assignment are provided by WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services).


To access the datasets:

  1. Log in to WRDS***
  2. Under 'Subscriptions', click on 'Compustat - Capital IQ'
  3. Review and accept the WRDS terms of use
  4. If you are redirected on the WRDS homepage, click on the 'Get Data' tab at the top and, under 'Vendors', select 'Compustat - Capital IQ'
  5. Once on the Compustat - Capital IQ from Standard and Poor's , click on 'ExecuComp - Monthly Updates'
  6. Select 'Annual Compensation' from the list.


***Log in details:

The username and password are available on the MGM360H5 course page in Quercus. These login credentials will ONLY be valid until the end of the fall 2019 semester. 


See the following guide for step-by-step instructions on how to access and download datasets from WRDS:

About ExecuComp

ExecuComp offers extensive and transparent executive compensation data, including current, historical and total compensation, as well as executive options and compensation of industry peers. 


For more information about the data available in ExecuComp, including definitions of the variables, see the following document: