When To Use: 

Use SSRN for access to academic research in the field of social science. Topics covered include accounting, economics, finanical economics, legal scholarship, and management.

Description: 

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is an online initiative devoted to disseminating working research papers and abstracts in the social sciences, such as accounting, economics, finanical economics, legal scholarship, and management. SSRN has emerged as a primary database for scholars to share works-in-progress and as an important measure of scholarly productivity.