Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017     Views: 37

R&D Expenditures is defined by WRDS as "All costs incurred during the year that relate to the development of new products or services."

Go to Osiris
Search for your company by name or ticker
In the right menu, scroll over Financial data and choose Global Detailed Format
In the Income Statement look at Research & Development Expenses


Go to WRDS - Log in with your Wharton username and password
Choose Compustat - Capital IQ
Choose North America Daily
Choose Fundamentals Annual
Choose dates
Enter your company in Company Code
In Income Statement Items cursor down to XRD - Research and Development Expense
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