RePEc in April 2014

A major threshold was reached a few days ago with 40,000 authors registered on the RePEc Author Service (not counting over 10,000 non-authors). For comparison, the membership of the American Economic Association, the largest society of economists, is about 13,000.

We have welcomed the following new particpating archives in RePEc: Council for Budget Responsibility, Università di Roma Sapienza (II), WISE, Indiana State University, Canon Institute for Global Studies, Pepperdine University, Macrothink Institute, Credit and Capital Markets, Asian Development Bank, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Universitat de Barcelona (II), Analítika. We also counted 593,545 file downloads and 2,794,821 abstract views, only for the RePEc services that deliver such statistics.

This brings us to the various thresholds we reached over the last month:

60000000 cumulative abstract views on EconPapers
1400000 listed documents available online
40000 registered authors
1000 economists put on auction in the RePEc fantasy league.

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One Response to RePEc in April 2014

  1. mooms says:

    Congrats! Time to delete the Oct 27 2011 line from the RAS homepage ;)

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