Cowan - Eventus

Cowan - Eventus

Database Content

Eventus performs event studies using data:

  • read directly from CRSP stock databases​
  • or pre-extracted from any source​

The Eventus system includes utility programs to:

  • convert calendar dates to CRSP trading day numbers​
  • convert CUSIP identifiers to CRSP permanent identification numbers​
  • extract event study cumulative or compounded abnormal returns for cross-sectional analysis

How to Access?

FBE & MBS Academic staff and PhD students

  • Register for an individual online WRDS account with your Unimelb email​
  • Access Eventus database through WRDS

FBE Honours and Masters students


Booking required​: FBE Research Databases Facility Computer Booking System

  • Access WRDS via a Day Pass in the FBE Research Databases Facility​
  • Location – Upper Ground South Floor, Giblin Eunson Library ​
How to request a Day Pass?
  1. Login to the General PCs with your Unimelb details
  2. Click on the WRDS shortcut icon

Support Resources

1. Login to WRDS

2. Click on Eventus​

3. Click on:​

  • Manuals & Overviews​
  • Knowledge Base