When submitting a paper by e-mail, please include the following:

  • an abstract,
  • keywords,
  • information about where the paper has been published or accepted (if applicable),
  • JEL codes (optional - see list), and
  • the names of other SSRN journals to which you would like the paper submitted (optional - see list).

If you have questions about when to post a working paper to SSRN, Bernie Black (law professor at the University of Texas and managing director of SSRN) has some thoughts on the matter at http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/2007/06/bernie_black_wh.html.