Working Papers on RePEc are much more used than Journal ArticlesPosted: November 28th, 2011 | Author: Olaf Siegert | Filed under: Monthly Report | Tags: articles, Economics, journals, RePEc, working papers | Comments Off on Working Papers on RePEc are much more used than Journal Articles
RePEc, one of EconStor’s strong partners in disseminating and showcasing research output in Economics has released new figures on the usage of it’s papers. In their latest blog entry they say:
While a majority [of the papers] are from journals (61%), online working papers are much more popular. While an article is download on average once every two months, working papers are downloaded close to once a month.