Historical rankings of RePEC institutions from IDEAS
This is the code used to create the webpage Historical IDEAS/RePEc rankings: Top 5% Economic Institutions - Publications in all years. The user can explore how the ranking of each institution has changed over the last years (starting January 2010). In the webpage the user can select which institutions will appear in the graph, along with the preferred time period.
only the first needs to run - sources the other two and creates a dataset using the data from RePEC IDEAS
the shiny app - requires to create the dataset first
To keep up to date
IDEAS notes that rankings are usually updated around the 3rd to 5th day of each month. The code in get.and.clean.R is written in a way to automatically detech the most recent month. However, if this result at any mistake, it is recommended to edit the code and manually store the current month as numeric in "YYMM" format in the object
last.month. (For example
last.month <- 1610 which can be found in the first lines of get.and.clean.R)