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Welcome to the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet. Over 1,600,000 items of research can be browsed or searched, and over 1,400,000 can be downloaded in full text! This site is part of a large volunteer effort to enhance the free dissemination of research in Economics, RePEc, which includes bibliographic metadata from over 1,700 participating archives, including all the major publishers and research outlets. IDEAS is just one of several services that use RePEc data. To see the popularity of some of these services, browse the statistics at LogEc

Authors are invited to register with RePEc to create an online profile. Then, anyone finding some of your research here can find your latest contact details and a listing of your other research. You will also receive a monthly mailing about the popularity of your works, your ranking and newly found citations.

Current holdings on IDEAS:

Journals
& series
Itemsof which
onlineJEL codedwith abstractswith referenceswith citations
Working papers 3,981 585,141 516,700 290,775 487,001 314,479 248,854
Articles 2,062 1,013,871 947,243 167,825 613,404 254,248 386,006
Chapters 136 19,495 17,897 4,199 6,601 4,654 6,125
Books 278 18,934 8,504 3,478 14,769 1,891 6,360
Software components 30 3,297 3,284 361 3,164 0 0
Total 6,487 1,640,738 1,493,628 466,638 1,124,939 575,272 647,345

In addition, IDEAS has information about
13,000 economics institutions,
41,137 authors who have registered with the RePEc Author Service (and have authored 981,147 items listed in RePEc), and
45,885 NEP reports in 91 fields.

Newly participating institutions (past two months)

21.8.14: Higher Education Press
20.8.14: Sobra México
13.8.14: EcoMod
12.8.14: Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (IX)
8.8.14: Centro de Estudios Públicos
6.8.14: Beijing Institute of Technology
6.8.14: Instituto de Alto Estudios Nacionales (Ecuador)
2.8.14: The Economics and Social Development Organization
23.7.14: Ekonomik Yaklasim Dernegi
21.7.14: History of Economic Ideas
18.7.14: Cuadernos de Economía
17.7.14: Architexturez Imprints
11.7.14: Synergiz
11.7.14: University of Pennsylvania (II)
9.7.14: INRA (III)
8.7.14: Swiss Society for Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
8.7.14: University of Southern California (II)
3.7.14: Canadian Centre for Health Economics
2.7.14: Ekonomika Society of Economists Niš
1.7.14: Glasgow Caledonian University
1.7.14: HETFA Research Institute
1.7.14: Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica
1.7.14: National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (II)
27.6.14: Italian Association for the Study of Economic Asymmetries
27.6.14: National Association of Romanian Valuers
20.6.14: Association of Private Enterprise Education
16.6.14: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
15.6.14: VU University Amsterdam
13.6.14: Centre for Macroeconomics
6.6.14: Small Arms Data Observatory
6.6.14: Şcoala Naţională de Studii Politice şi Administrative
5.6.14: Journal of Studies in Dynamics and Change
4.6.14: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
31.5.14: Alma Mater University of Sibiu
30.5.14: University of Warsaw
28.5.14: Asia Pacific Institute of Research
27.5.14: University of West Virginia (II)
21.5.14: Instytut Badañ Gospodarczych
20.5.14: Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány
19.5.14: Principled Societies Project
18.5.14: University of Rijeka
17.5.14: Maryland Institute of Research
12.5.14: Universidade de Vigo (II)
6.5.14: French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
28.4.14: Council for Budget Responsibility
25.4.14: Università di Roma Sapienza (II)
25.4.14: WISE
22.4.14: Indiana State University
21.4.14: Canon Institute for Global Studies
19.4.14: Pepperdine University
17.4.14: Macrothink Institute
17.4.14: Credit and Capital Markets
8.4.14: Asian Development Bank
3.4.14: German Institute for Japanese Studies
2.4.14: Universitat de Barcelona (II)
2.4.14: Analítika
26.3.14: Corvinus University Budapest
18.3.14: Università Bocconi
18.3.14: African Finance and Economic Association
14.3.14: Chiang Mai University
IDEAS is run with considerable help from others by Christian Zimmermann at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which runs and hosts this server. IDEAS uses the RePEc database. RePEc stands for "Research Papers in Economics" and is an internal name for a group working on the provision of electronic working papers. We are concerned that the uncoordinated provision of archives is inefficient. We believe that joining forces is a good thing because we can learn from each other how to do things better and promote our work together. Our archives are interconnected using a set of rules called the Guildford protocol (GuilP). Here is what we call a service, a server mirroring the database built from these archives.

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