This will help guide you to working papers and technical reports in the Social Sciences. Most sites make their documents freely available in full-text. The computer science link provides access to computer-related technical reports at Carnegie Mellon and elsewhere.
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries is leading an effort to digitize technical reports written by Carnegie Mellon members. A limited number of full-text technical reports are now available through links in the CAMEO records.
- Department of Mathematical Sciences: Center for Nonlinear Analysis
- Department of Social and Decision Sciences
- Department of Statistics
- H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
- School of Computer Science
- Tepper School of Business
- National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (NBER)
NBER researchers concentrate on four types of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policies on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals. Some working papers are freely available here; others only by subscription.
- EconPapers: Electronic Papers in Economics
EconPapers is a service for finding and downloading the latest research results in economics. It contains over 22,000 papers. EconPapers uses the "Research Papers in Economics" (RePEc) dataset of economics publications. RePEc is a collection of archives that supply information about economics working papers, journal publications and software. EconPapers is limited to downloadable (but not necessarily free) documents.
- Bank for International Settlements
- CIBER Working Papers (Center for International Business Education and Research - Purdue University)
This series covers international topics in economics, finance, operations management, strategy, organizational behavior and human resources.
- The European Commission: Economic and Financial Affairs
- Federal Reserve System
- Fed In Print: An Index to Federal Reserve Economic Research (1987-present)
- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
- Federal Reserve Bank of New York
- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- The Federal Reserve Board (Board of Governors)
- Financial Institutions Center (University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School)
- Institute for International Economics
- International Monetary Fund
- Jerome Levy Economics Institute (Bard College)
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
- Rochester Center for Economic Research (University of Rochester)
- Social Systems Research Institute (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
- Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics
- Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
The SSRN Electronic Library consists of 1) an Abstracts Database covering over 11,000 scholarly working papers & forthcoming papers and 2) an Electronic Paper Collection containing over 2,500 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format.
- AEI Center for Regulatory and Market Studies (Reg-Markets)- The American Enterprise Institute's Reg-Markets Center. Its goal is to gain a deeper understanding of how markets, laws and regulation contribute to economic well-being.
- Center for Demography and Ecology (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- Center for International Security and Cooperation (Stanford University)
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- The Commonwealth Fund
- Decision Analysis Society
- The Harris School for Public Policy (University of Chicago)
- Hoover Institution (Stanford University)
- John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University)
- Institute for Policy Research (Northwestern University)
- Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Check the "Staff Publications" section.
- The Political Economy Working Papers Archive (PEWPA) (University of Michigan - Institute for Social Research)
- Population Division Working Papers (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Population Research Institute Working Papers (The Pennsylvania State University)
- Population Studies Center (University of Michigan)
- Poverty Measurement Working Papers (U.S. Census Bureau)
- Prison Activist Resource Center
- Rand Corporation: Books and Publications
- Russell Sage Foundation
- Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Working Papers (U.S. Census Bureau)
- The Urban Institute
- Research Reports Sorted by Year (U.S. Census Bureau)
- The Research Report Series covers research in statistical methodology and estimation.
- Working Papers in Survey Methodology covers questionnaire design research and methodological studies to identify causes of nonsampling errors and evaluate alternative design solutions.