Financial Tools for Teaching & Research

There’s no need to access a terminal to get your financial data. With Calcbench, all students and faculty have easy, individual access to 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements, and Earnings Releases.

In the Classroom

We work with a range of schools, from regional colleges to Ivy League universities. Join professors such as Kristy Brooks-Olk, Associate Professor of Accounting, Finance and Business at Colorado Mountain College and Leslie Robinson, Professor of Accounting at Dartmouth College, who give students use Calcbench in the classroom for ‘real-life’ data.

Click to download our teaching sheet.

For all Modalities

Calcbench is great for online, hybrid, in-person, and experiential learning
  • Download financial statements
  • Look at how a company has progressed against their stated strategies
  • Show companies’ as-reported statements and subsequent revisions
  • Benchmark companies against their peers, industry and over time
See how Clinical Professor of Accounting Terry Campbell is using Calcbench in a remote experiential learning program at Indiana University.

Incorporate into Curricula

Calcbench is taught in conjunction with the following classes: data analytics, financial accounting (intro to advanced), managerial accounting, accounting information systems, financial statement analysis, audit & tax, investments, valuation, corporate finance, financial statement analysis, and more.

Hear Dr. Vern Richardson, Distinguished Professor of Accounting and W. Glezen chair, Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, speak about Data Analytics in Accounting.

Use in conjunction with your labs.

**Did you know Calcbench can fulfill the AACSB accreditation data analytics requirement?**

Prep Students for Industry Work

Demonstrate how to build successful skills. Get raw data and build Excel models with Calcbench.

Universities Get Behind the Data

Join top universities and thousands of students and professors who use Calcbench for teaching or to research in-depth financial topics.

Perform Cutting Edge Research

Still hand-collecting data? Calcbench removes the tedious data-collection part of research and let’s you focus on the interesting work, the analysis.

Click to download our research sheet.

Read how researchers, Associate Professor of Accounting, Bridget Stomberg at Indiana University and Rani Hoitash, the John E. Rhodes Professor of Accounting at Bentley University use Calcbench in their research.

We’re cited in dozens of academic papers. Here’s a snapshot.

Measuring Accounting Reporting Complexity with XBRL
(R. Hoitash, U. Hoitash – The Accounting Review, 2018)
Information‐processing costs and breadth of ownership
(JB. Kim, B. Li, Z. Liu - Contemporary Accounting Research, 2019)
Intangible intensity and stock price crash risk
(K. Wu, S. Lai - Journal of Corporate Finance, 2020)
Early Evidence on the AS 3101 Critical Audit Matters Disclosure
(D. Hollie - Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, 2020)
Examining the Immediate Effects of Recent Tax Law Changes on the Structure of Executive Compensation
(L. De Simone, C. McClure, B. Stomberg - Working paper)
A Reexamination of Earnings Management through Permanently Reinvested Earnings
(M. Mathis - Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2020)
Extended XBRL Tags and Financial Analysts' Forecast Error and Dispersion
(J. Johnston - Journal of Information Systems, 2020)
Does visualization matter? The role of interactive data visualization to make sense of information
(A. Perdana, A. Robb, F. Rohde - Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 2018)
Financial analysts' career concerns and the cost of private debt
(B. Francis. I. Hasan, L. Liu, Q. Wu, Y. Zhao - Journal of Corporate Finance, 2021)
Does the financial reporting for income tax expense affect financial reporting quality? Evidence from the timeliness of goodwill impairments
(Z. King, D. Lynch, B. Stomberg, S. Utke - Working paper)
Intangible assets on the balance sheet and audit fees
(G. Visvanathan - International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, 2017)
The Asymmetric Effect of Warranty Payments on Firm Value: The Moderating Role of Advertising, R&D, and Industry Concentration
(D. Kurt, K. Pauwels, A. Kurt, S. Srinivasan - International Journal of Research in Marketing, 2021)

Available at One Affordable University Price

Access our Company in Detail, Multi-Company, Interactive Disclosures, Bulk Data Query, and Excel add-in tools at the Premium level, for $6,000 per year, for the entire school.

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