RePEc Author Service (RAS)RePEc Author Service (RAS) is a registration service affiliated with RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) . When economists register with RAS, their identity is uniquely described in the RePEc system. Thus, any possible confusion between economists of like names is eliminated, and one can easily distinguish between two like-named economists as the author of a given paper. It also provides a single place where economists can enter and update their contact information as well as track their publications. Thus, if an economist moves and he registers that move with RAS, their contact information and authorship of all papers in RePEc is automatically updated.
IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service) and EconPapers is closely intertwined with RAS. Thus, when searching IDEAS, information about the author comes from here.
To date, more than 50,000 economists have registered with RAS.