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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 1,600 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 3,960 579,824 511,685 288,919 481,982 309,539 243,898
Articles 2,021 1,003,038 936,910 165,707 604,977 248,176 371,732
Chapters 135 19,377 17,781 4,188 6,557 4,619 6,085
Books 277 18,324 8,278 3,469 14,177 1,875 6,140
Software components 30 3,259 3,246 355 3,126 0 0
Total 6,423 1,623,822 1,477,900 462,638 1,110,819 564,209 627,855

In addition, IDEAS has information about
12,967 economics institutions,
40,811 authors who have registered with the RePEc Author Service (and have authored 972,319 items listed in RePEc), and
46,303 NEP reports in 94 fields.

Newly participating institutions (past two months)

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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