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Enter Corporate Library

Coverage: 2001-

Update: Updated annually

Vendor: Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Access: UTA Only. Note: WRDS Account is needed for access. Contact Business Librarians for more information.

Description: Corporate governance datasets branded as 'The Corporate Library' are now provided by GMI Ratings and are made available from the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) platform. The datasets provide proxy data captured through June 30th of each year and include: corporate board structure and independence, director positions and committee assignments, executive and director compensation, audit fees, corporate ownership, and takeover defenses. More than 3,000 U.S. companies and approximately 300 unique data points are included. Datasets are available from 2001 and are updated annually, usually in March.

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