Econometrics 2013, 1(3), 249-280; doi:10.3390/econometrics1030249

Academic Rankings with RePEc

1 Research Division, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, P.O. Box 442, St. Louis MO 63166–0442,USA 2 Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn, Germany 3 CESifo, Poschingerstrasse 5, 81679 Munich, Germany 4 Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Via Patara, 3, 47921 Rimini (RN), Italy
Received: 28 October 2013; in revised form: 29 November 2013 / Accepted: 2 December 2013 / Published: 17 December 2013
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Abstract: This article 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.
Keywords: economics; bibliometrics; RePEc; ranking economists; ranking research institutions; ranking journals; ranking articles

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