Social Science Research Network Ranks N. C. Investment Advisor Thomas Vass In Global Top 1.4% Out of 302,000 Economic Scholars

Top Quote Vass writes about accredited investor crowdfunding and regional economic growth. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) February 25, 2016 - The Social Science Research Network (, the world's largest repository of scholarly economic articles, with articles from over 302,000 economists, and more than 1.7 million users, announced its 2015 year-end rankings for article downloads on their academic platform.

    In his year-end report, Michael C. Jensen, the Chairman of Social Science Research Network, stated that as of February 1, 2016, out of 302,020 authors, Vass ranked 4,477 for article downloads. In total, Vass' 87 scholarly articles have been downloaded 6,330 times.

    Jensen provided the following summary statistics for Vass:
    4,477 is your AUTHOR RANK, based on 6,330 TOTAL DOWNLOADS.
    7,509 is your AUTHOR RANK, based on 541 DOWNLOADS IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS.

    "I appreciate the outstanding work that Michael Jensen has done in creating the SSRN platform," said Vass, who has been writing about the intersection of regional capital markets and economic growth since 1979.

    "In recent months, I have been writing about how accredited investor crowdfunding can function as one component of a much bigger regional capital market exchange that promotes regional economic growth. I hope that Chairwoman White, of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will continue to move forward on creating the regulatory framework for the development of those regional private security markets."

    About Thomas E. Vass.
    Vass is a capital market advisor to technology companies who are raising capital under Reg D Rule 506(c). He is a North Carolina state-registered investment advisor, and manages The Private Capital Market, a crowdfunding financial services marketplace. tvass ( @ ) privatecapitalmarket dot com

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