– coauthors who may submit the same papers,
– coauthors who want to share the same version of a paper,
– new version of a paper with a slightly different title…
SSRN receives close to 70,000 new submissions and over 40,000 revisions each year. Authors use SSRN to share their research and often submit different versions of the same paper along its evolutionary path because they may provide different value to different readers.