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 Is SSRN Free?


SSRN has many free features open to all users:

  • Creating an account
  • Manage your contact information including your institutional affiliation
  • Submitting an unlimited number of papers
  • Distribution of your abstracts in relevant Subject Matter eJournals (if eligible)
  • Subscribing to any of our free Subject Matter eJournals
  • Searching for/viewing all abstracts and author pages on our site
  • Downloading most papers (some publishers will charge a fee for downloading papers)
  • Viewing the SSRN Rankings for authors, papers, institutions and Subject Matter Networks
  • Viewing the references and citations tabs on a paper's abstract page

 Some features on SSRN require a fee:

If you would like further information on any of our services please contact our Sales Solutions team. 


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