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About S-WoPEc

S-WoPEc acts as a clearing house and central repository for bibliographic data about Nordic working papers in Economics. In most cases the working papers are also available in electronic form and can be downloaded from S-WoPEc.

By collecting information about many working papers in one place we create critical mass and are able to generate quite a lot of traffic and publicity for the Scandinavian Economics profession, as can be seen from the statistics page. Getting your work into S-WoPEc is the best way to get wide spread exposure for your research.

S-WoPEc started out in 1997 as a purely Swedish project, initiated by the Stockholm School of Economics Library within its function of National Resource Library in economics. S-WoPEc is now being run with the support of the Economic Resarch Institute (EFI) at the Stockholm School of Economics. Since there has been a considerable interest from the other Nordic countries, the scope was expanded in the beginning of 2001 and participation from all the Nordic countries is now welcome. Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics is thus somewhat of a misnomer. It is really a Nordic project, but this way we can keep the S-WoPEc name of the site.

Authors and the organizations sponsoring the different working paper series retain full control of their work. S-WoPEc doesn't claim copyright, ownership or anything like that (there is more information about copyright issues). We do not keep the full text files on the S-WoPEc server, instead we link to the full text files on the organizations own web server.

We have a test series for those who want to play and see how things work.

Use this form to add a new paper to the test working paper series.
A few notes on using the forms:

  • Working papers are added to the series when a number for the working paper is given. The numbers for the test working paper series are in the format yy/nn, i.e. 97/4.
  • Only working paper coordinators are allowed to supply a number for the working paper. For the test working paper series the coordinator password is blank, enter any character in the WP-coordinator password field and the number in the WP-number field at the end of the form.
  • There is a delay of up to one hour before the working paper appears on the web.
  • You can't upload electronic documents for the test working paper series. Everything else that can be done with a real working paper series is possible.

So, you want to your papers to appear in S-WoPEc? Here is how.

This site is part of RePEc, an effort to coordinate the dissemination of information about Working Papers in Economics. 

Larger Working Paper Archives using the RePEc data include EconPapers and IDEAS. You may also want to check out the EconWPA.

NEP (New Economic Papers) is a free current awareness service for working papers in the RePEc data.

More details about data and scripts can be found in a paper (pdf) describing the management of the site.

An overview of S-WoPEc, S-WoBA and RePEc is available in the notes from a presentation at the Third Nordic Inter Library Loan Conference.

A more detailed discussion of RePEc, S-WoPEc and S-WoBA can be found in the paper RePEc and S-WoPEc: Internet access to electronic preprints in Economics (pdf) to be presented at the ICCC/IFIP Third Conference on Electronic Publishing at Ronneby, May 10-12, 1999.

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