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Business & Economics Bloomberg Lab at Brandeis University

Dual Monitor Computers in the Brandeis IBS Bloomberg Lab

Each dual-screen computer terminal in our Bloomberg Lab has a Quad-Core 64-Bit processor and 16 GB of memory.

The Bloomberg Lab at Brandeis IBS

In our lab, students gain exceptional quantitative skills, extensive experience with global financial modeling & a well-packed analytic toolkit.

The Brandeis University Business and Economics Lab, often referred to as the "Bloomberg Lab," puts a wealth of real-time financial data at your fingertips. Our lab gives students the tools to gain exceptional quantitative skills and extensive experience with global financial modeling, along with the ability to successfully transition from the classroom to the workplace with the understanding of leading professional databases and software. 

The lab offers one terminal for every 25 business students on campus and is available 24/7. In the classroom, these terminals allow you to learn concepts, skills, and methodology. In the lab, you can turn theory into practice with hands-on experience. 

For careers in professional mutual funds, hedge funds, private partnerships, insurance companies, banks, and other financial institutions, exposure to the software provided in our lab is critical. 

Databases Include:

  • Bloomberg
  • Capital IQ
  • Compustat Global
  • CRSP/Compustat
  • Datastream
  • IHS Global Insight
  • Mintel Oxygen
  • Morningstar
  • SDC
  • Thomson One
  • WRDS
  • ...and more...

Data Analysis Tools Include:

  • Morningstar
  • SPSS
  • StatTransfer
  • ...and more...