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Python Workshop Session 1: Fetching Financial Data from WRDS

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library 516
SIP Campus
  Postgraduates     Undergraduates  
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Embark on a journey into the world of Python programming and financial data analysis! In this beginner-friendly workshop, you'll discover how to harness the power of Python to collect data from Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) – a comprehensive economic and financial data management system. No prior programming experience? No worries! We'll start from the basics and guide you step-by-step.

Workshop Outline:

* Introduction to Python Programming
* Getting Started with WRDS
* Data Collection from WRDS using Python
* Q&A and Wrap-up

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Xiangyun Lu, Assistant Professor, International Business School Suzhou, XJTLU

Dr. Lu has served as Library Liaison Officer for years to bridge between School and Library. As Director of IBSS Digital Accounting Lab, she is specialised in Python and her research interests lie in the field of applying new AI algorithm/method to Accounting and Finance research.


Library 516, SIP Campus


Please bring your own laptop for the hands-on exercises.

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Library Academic Liaison and Reference Division

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