GMI Ratings Dataset / WRDS


This corporate governance historical dataset (GMI Ratings) is updated annually and contains approximately 225 unique data points organized into four primary categories (1. Companies; 2. Directors; 3. CEO Compensation; 4. Takeover defenses) for approximately 3,000 US companies. The dataset is updated annually and dates back to 2001.

List of the primary data categories:

  • Corporate Board Structure and Independence
  • Director Positions and Committee Assignments
  • CEO Compensation
  • Director Compensation
  • Audit Fees
  • Takeover Defenses
  • Corporate Ownership

GMI Ratings dataset is delivered through the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) platform. Please read carefully the accompanying information on how to use and access WRDS.