[RePEc-announce] RePEc in May 2016

'Christian Zimmermann' zimmermann at stlouisfed.org
Sat Jun 4 14:35:02 UTC 2016

In light of the recent purchase of a major open access provider by a 
commercial publisher, we want to emphasize that RePEc is independent and 
cannot be bought. More details are on our blog post. Note that there is a 
free host for open access papers in Economics that indexes its contents in 

In May, we welcomed the following institutions that now maintain a RePEc 
archive: OSIPTEL, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Times Research 
Consultant, Shiga University, Scienpress, Asociación Española de Economía 
Laboral, World Trade Institute, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (II). 
We counted 507,966 file downloads and 2,235,733 abstract views. And we 
reached the following milestones:

200,000,000 cumulative abstracts views on reporting RePEc services
90,000,000 cumulative downloads from reporting RePEc services
2,000,000 cumulative abstract views on Socionet
30,000 books
4,000 Twitter followers for NEP reports
3,000 books with references
300 authors in the directory of economists on Twitter

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Economic Research
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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https://ideas.repec.org/zimm/   @CZimm_economist

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