Brandeis International Business School

The Bloomberg Business and Economics Lab at Brandeis IBS

The Bloomberg Lab at Brandeis International Business School gives students access to a world-renowned financial, regulatory and market database that's used by virtually all of the major financial firms and organizations around the globe.

One of the largest Bloomberg Labs in greater Boston, with 11 Bloomberg Terminals in the lab and five in classrooms.

Available to members of the Brandeis community; often used by faculty for coursework and classroom learning.

Workshops on Excel, MATLAB, STATA and other programs to provide students with extensive experience with global financial modeling.

Put Theory into Practice

Using Bloomberg resources, students are able to store, crunch and analyze information about a comprehensive list of companies. For careers in professional mutual funds, hedge funds, private partnerships, insurance companies, banks and other financial institutions, exposure to Bloomberg software is an absolute prerequisite. 

The lab provides a bridge to the workplace, allowing students to gain hands-on experience and put theory into practice. Each computer has a dual monitor with extensive software offerings, including:

  • Bloomberg
  • Capital IQ
  • CRSP/Compustat
  • Datastream
  • MATLAB
  • Microsoft Office (with Excel plugins for Bloomberg, Morningstar and Capital IQ)
  • Mintel Oxygen
  • Morningstar
  • SPSS
  • STATA
  • StatTransfer
  • Thomson One
  • WRDS

This lab is located on the bottom level of Lemberg Academic Center by the rear entrance.