Submission Guidelines

Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers (CFDPs)

Open to all Cowles research staff and visiting faculty

Fill out the CFDP online form or email a pdf file of your paper to

Include the following in the body of the email (the first 3 are required):

Please DO NOT submit papers that have been accepted for publication. You have signed a copyright agreement with the publisher, thus giving up your rights to the paper.

Your paper will be posted and available for download on Cowles website in 1 or 2 days. It will also be submitted to EliScholararXiv*, RePEc** and SSRN***.

*arXiv has strict guidelines when uploading papers and will not accept PDF files that have already been compiled using TeX or LaTeX. To post a paper written in TeX or LaTex, the original TeX/LaTeX file will need to be included with your submission.

**Consider registering with the RePEc Author Serivce (Authors Registered with RePEc). They list papers (working and journal articles) by author and send out monthly download statistics.

***Papers will be submitted to SSRN on behalf of the individual author upon request, as the Cowles Foundation no longer has a paper series with SSRN.

Cowles Foundation Papers/Reprints (CFPs)

Open to all Cowles research staff and visiting faculty

Submit hard/electronic copy or a link to article using the CFP online form, or email Be sure to include FULL bibliographic reference.

Note to Graduate Students

For graduate students interested in posting papers, use the Munich Personal RePEc Archive (MPRA) repository. More information about creating an account and submitting papers can be found on the MPRA home page. The Yale University listing of papers posted to MPRA can be found on this page.