Academic Rankings with RePEc

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-023A

43 Pages Posted: 23 Jul 2012

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Christian Zimmermann

Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: July 20, 2012

Abstract

This document describes the data collection and use of data for the computation of rankings within RePEc (Research Papers in Economics). This encompasses the determination of impact factors for journals and working paper series, as well as the ranking of authors, institutions, and geographic regions. The various ranking methods are also compared, using a snapshot of the data.

JEL Classification: A14, A10, A11, A13, Z00

Suggested Citation

Zimmermann, Christian, Academic Rankings with RePEc (July 20, 2012). FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-023A. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2115735 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2115735

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