The teamImplicitly, the RePEc team is huge, as it encompasses all the volunteers of RePEc, including all archive maintainers as well as other helpful people. Here, we wish to give some background information about the people most involved in this undertaking. WoPEc (now defunct) and has written a large chunk of the software used for the first versions of IDEAS as well. He also built some of the initial critical mass in online papers by simply surfing the net and adding material to RePEc. He is now mostly involved in CitEc, which provides citation analysis of the works listed in RePEc.
RePEc blog post about José Manuel Barrueco Cruz
RePEc blog post about Kit Baum CollEc, the project that analyzes the co-authorship network in RePEc. SWoPEc, one of the founding members of RePEc. He is also in charge of the scripts used for updating the database contents of most RePEc participants. He is in charge of LogEc, which houses lots of statistics about RePEc, and of EconPapers. He finally maintains a set of web-based tools that help archive maintainers with the accuracy of the data they contribute.
RePEc blog post about Sune Karlsson. NetEc, the precursor to RePEc. He coordinates many activities and maintains the protocols we use. He is also our liaison to related initiatives in other disciplines. He currently also maintains the software for NEP and the RePEc Author Service, in addition to being the system administrator to several machines.
RePEc Blog post on Thomas Krichel Socionet. NEP: he checks that editors work diligently, wakes them up if necessary and checks that the occasional ads in the NEP reports look right. NEP, in particular recruits and selects its editors.
RePEc blog post about Marco Novarese Munich Personal RePEc Archive (MPRA) that allows authors without access to an institutional RePEc archive to upload their works.
RePEc blog post about Volker Schallehn IDEAS, EDIRC, RePEc Genealogy and RePEc Biblio sites, monitors author registration and does some P.R. He is also in charge of the RePEc Input Service and of the monthly mailings to archive and series maintainers, editors and authors.
AlumniThe following participated in critical aspects of the development of RePEc and have since moved to other projects. NEP (our annoucement service) almost since its inception until 2007.
RePEc blog post about Bernardo Batiz-Lazo NEP coordination. RePEc blog post about Christian Calmès NEP editors. RePEc author registration. RePEc author registration.
RePEc Blog post on Ivan Kurmanov
Féthy MiliFéthy is documentalist at the departments of Economics and of Industrial Relations of the University of Montreal. He started around 1988 to catalog the holdings of his working paper library on the Internet. This catalogue gave NetEc much of its critical mass. Most handles starting with archive code fth are from him. EconWPA), whose listings were also included in NetEc, and then RePEc, very early on. Bob has been critical in providing the project with advice and lots of hardware.
Blog post about Ekkehart Schlicht
Roman ShapiroRoman is a software developer in Novosibirsk, Russia. Roman was responsible for a lot of the coding that helps editors create NEP reports. NEP editors.
Blog post about Laura Stefanescu