nep-sog New Economics Papers
on Sociology of Economics
Issue of 2012‒07‒23
one paper chosen by
Jonas Holmström
Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration

  1. Author identification in economics, ... and beyond By Thomas Krichel; Christian Zimmermann

  1. By: Thomas Krichel; Christian Zimmermann
    Abstract: Identifying authorship correctly and efficiently is a difficult problem when the literature is abundant, but poorly recorded. Homonyms are tedious to differentiate. This paper describes how the field of economics has organized itself with respect to author identification. We describe the RePEc project with a special emphasis on the RePEc Author Service. We then discuss how the concept is currently being expanded to the entire scientific body with the AuthorClaim project.
    Keywords: Economists ; Research
    Date: 2012

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