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Thursday, April 3, 2014

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through March 1, 2014) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

37,153

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

7204

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

25,201

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3070

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

22,166

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

2629

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

19,320

Ed Kleinbard (USC) 

2562

5

James Hines (Michigan)

19,191

D. Dharmpala (Illinois)

2431

6

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

19,109

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2427

7

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

18,534

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2121

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

18,401

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

2113

9

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

15,288

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2028

10

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

15,091

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2018

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

14,500

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1933

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,891

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

1831

13

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

13,661

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

1748

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,640

James Hines (Michigan)

1735

15

David Walker (BU)

13,597

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1534

16

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

13,290

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

1529

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

13,164

Omri Marian (Florida)

1523

18

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

13,136

Jeff Kwall (Loyola-Chicago)

1429

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

13,010

Dick Harvey (Villanova)

1374

20

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

12,860

Susan Morse (Texas)

1373

21

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,338

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1297

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

12,093

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1290

23

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,539

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1277

24

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

11,474

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1242

25

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,458

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

1221

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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April 3, 2014 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through February 1, 2014) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

36,211

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6989

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

24,993

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3249

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

22,071

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

2700

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

19,232

Richard Ainsworth (BU) 

2625

5

James Hines (Michigan)

19,088

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2579

6

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

18,896

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2390

7

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

18,442

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2305

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

18,322

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2250

9

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

15,171

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

2158

10

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

15,079

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2067

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

14,429

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

1899

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,799

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

1824

13

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

13,563

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1797

14

David Walker (BU)

13,546

James Hines (Michigan)

1788

15

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,422

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

1707

16

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

13,172

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1557

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

13,074

Omri Marian (Florida)

1441

18

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

13,068

Susan Morse (Texas)

1369

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

12,785

Jeff Kwall (Loyola-Chicago)

1331

20

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

12,623

John Miller (Idaho)

1288

21

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,316

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1275

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,966

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1241

23

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,502

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

1197

24

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,424

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1179

25

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

11,240

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1154

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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February 25, 2014 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through December 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

35,039

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6954

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

24,530

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3430

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

21,877

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

3070

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

19,016

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 

2699

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,824

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

2534

6

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

18,373

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2349

7

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

18,216

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

2346

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

18,164

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2205

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

15,050

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2168

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,830

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2150

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

14,219

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2053

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,591

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2014

13

David Walker (BU)

13,326

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

1791

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,317

James Hines (Michigan)

1787

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

13,263

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1596

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,898

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1514

17

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

12,860

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1445

18

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

12,727

Susan Morse (Texas)

1374

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

12,395

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1358

20

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,220

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1316

21

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

12,048

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1295

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,764

John Miller (Idaho)

1291

23

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,419

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1264

24

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,330

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1230

25

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,982

Jeff Kwall (Loyola-Chicago)

1229

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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December 18, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through November 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

34,354

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6791

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

24,352

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3466

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

21,695

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

3339

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

18,934

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 

2866

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,708

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

2534

6

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

18,206

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2402

7

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

18,115

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

2260

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

17,928

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2218

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

15,033

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2167

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,689

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2112

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

14,099

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

1979

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,483

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

1956

13

David Walker (BU)

13,256

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

1833

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,236

James Hines (Michigan)

1823

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

13,144

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1589

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,706

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1520

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

12,595

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1417

18

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

12,492

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1404

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

12,270

Susan Morse (Texas)

1382

20

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,184

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1327

21

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

11,843

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1316

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,560

David Gamage (UCBerkeley

1306

23

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,365

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

1300

24

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,299

John Miller (Idaho)

1286

25

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,881

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1279

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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November 19, 2013 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 24, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through October 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

34,075

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6722

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

24,270

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3514

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

21,634

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

3318

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

18,900

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 

2897

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,631

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

2515

6

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

18,101

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2438

7

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

18,064

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

2287

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

17,749

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2177

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

15,021

D. Dharmpala (Illinois)

2144

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,622

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2140

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

14,056

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2006

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,407

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

1947

13

David Walker (BU)

13,220

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

1871

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,211

James Hines (Michigan)

1833

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

13,087

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1591

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,685

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1543

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

12,494

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1436

18

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

12,416

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1390

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

12,220

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1354

20

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,171

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1336

21

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

11,729

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

1314

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,560

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1301

23

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,350

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1301

24

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,290

John Miller (Idaho)

1274

25

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,843

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

1249

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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October 24, 2013 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, September 12, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through September 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

33,387

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6939

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

23,967

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3642

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

21,454

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

3455

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

18,795

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 

3022

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,422

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2561

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

17,850

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

2495

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

17,810

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2274

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

17,158

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2186

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,956

Greg Polsky (N. Caronia)

2185

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,366

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2145

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

13,892

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2133

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,165

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2059

13

David Walker (BU)

13,154

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

1984

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,126

James Hines (Michigan)

1897

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

12,859

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1715

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,546

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1604

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

12,264

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1567

18

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,115

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1533

19

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

12,086

John Miller (Idaho)

1527

20

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

12,024

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

1526

21

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

11,370

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1459

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,355

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1325

23

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,144

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

1324

24

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,125

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1290

25

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,752

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1281

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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September 12, 2013 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRN LogoSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through August 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

33,017

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6951

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

23,782

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4155

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

21,348

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3668

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

18,743

Ed Kleinbard (USC) 

3643

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,272

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3129

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

17,755

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

3025

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

17,614

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2580

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,990

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

2356

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,888

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2218

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,202

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2212

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

13,774

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2164

12

David Walker (Boston U.)

13,112

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2099

13

David Weisbach (Chicago)

13,062

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2074

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

13,041

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

1961

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

12,718

Jim Hines (Michigan)

1879

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,467

John Miller (Idaho)

1790

17

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

12,128

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1767

18

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,082

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1733

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

11,941

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1699

20

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,875

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1579

21

Ed Kelinbard (USC)

11,242

Calvin Johnson (Texas)

1507

22

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,102

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1467

23

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

11,052

Allison Christians (McGill)

1381

24

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,684

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1333

25

Steve Bank (UCLA)

10,241

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1331

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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August 13, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through July 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

32,595

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6965

2

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

23,563

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4468

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,991

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

3700

4

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

18,690

Ed Kleinbard (USC) 

3496

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,158

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

3311

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

17,640

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3152

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

17,411

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

3055

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,933

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2616

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,848

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2292

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

14,023

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2130

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

13,628

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2074

12

David Walker (Boston U.)

13,070

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2032

13

David Weisbach (Chicago)

12,997

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2004

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

12,967

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

1903

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

12,555

Jim Hines (Michigan)

1896

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,374

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1844

17

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

12,032

John Miller (Idaho)

1778

18

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

11,917

Vic Fleischer (San Diego)

1693

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

11,821

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1575

20

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,784

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1520

21

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,075

Calvin Johnson (Texas)

1507

22

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

11,021

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1468

23

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

10,917

Allison Christians (McGill)

1376

24

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,595

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1363

25

Steve Bank (UCLA)

10,186

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1332

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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July 10, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through June 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

32,076

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6785

2

Paul Caron (Cincinnati)

23,245

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4493

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,804

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

3723

4

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

18,513

Paul Caron (Cincinnati) 

3657

5

James Hines (Michigan)

18,008

Ed Klainbard (USC)

3183

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

17,482

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3114

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

17,253

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2946

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,846

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2515

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,766

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2305

10

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

13,746

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2278

11

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

13,537

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2216

12

David Walker (Boston U.)

12,999

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2036

13

David Weisbach (Chicago)

12,916

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

1985

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

12,885

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

1966

15

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

12,297

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

1864

16

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,289

Jim Hines (Michigan)

1863

17

Herwig Schlunk (Vand.)

11,988

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1821

18

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

11,771

John Miller (Idaho)

1765

19

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

11,705

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

1693

20

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,688

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1604

21

Ed McCaffery (USC)

11,042

Calvin Johnson (Texas)

1547

22

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

10,786

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1534

23

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

10,573

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1413

24

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,527

Allison Christians (McGill)

1365

25

Steve Bank (UCLA)

10,126

Jeffrey Kahn (Florida St.)

1337

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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June 4, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through April 1, 2013) of the Top 25 Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

30,694

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6688

2

Paul Caron (Cincinnati)

22,583

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

4620

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,476

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4368

4

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

17,992

Paul Caron (Cincinnati) 

3627

5

James Hines (Michigan)

17,646

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3030

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

17,063

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2895

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

16,890

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

2874

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,438

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2494

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,410

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2442

10

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

13,188

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2431

11

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

13,183

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2314

12

David Walker (Boston U.)

12,779

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

2268

13

David Weisbach (Chicago)

12,747

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

2254

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

12,633

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2114

15

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,151

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2109

16

Herwig Schlunck (Vand.)

11,927

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2044

17

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

11,803

Jim Hines (Michigan)

1988

18

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

11,488

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1807

19

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,400

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1737

20

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

11,281

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1562

21

Ed McCaffery (USC)

10,935

John Miller (Idaho)

1541

22

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

10,642

Calvin Johnson (Texas)

1519

23

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,327

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

1465

24

Steve Bank (UCLA)

9929

Allison Christians (McGill)

1423

25

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

9855

Joshua Blank (NYUl)

1406

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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April 23, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through March 1, 2013) of the Top 25 U.S. Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

30,012

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6590

2

Paul Caron (Cincinnati)

22,127

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

4508

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,333

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4338

4

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

17,784

Paul Caron (Cincinnati) 

3476

5

James Hines (Michigan)

17,452

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

2932

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

16,784

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2833

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

16,675

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

2832

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,286

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2608

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,346

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2570

10

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

12,971

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

2472

11

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

12,857

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2317

12

David Walker (Boston U.)

12,654

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

2184

13

David Weisbach (Chicago)

12,646

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2123

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

12,343

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2062

15

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

12,074

James Hines (Michigan)

1990

16

Herwig Schlunck (Vand.)

11,873

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1940

17

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

11,536

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

1920

18

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,258

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1865

19

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

11,143

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1782

20

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

11,077

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1567

21

Ed McCaffery (USC)

10,854

Heather Field (UC-Hastings)

1558

22

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

10,523

Allison Christians (McGill)

1506

23

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,195

Calvin Johnson (Texas)

1487

24

Steve Bank (UCLA)

9842

Joshua Blank (NYU)

1379

25

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

9531

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

1376

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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March 20, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through February 1, 2013) of the Top 25 U.S. Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

29,293

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

6269

2

Paul Caron (Cincinnati)

21,740

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

4415

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,170

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4304

4

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

17,673

Paul Caron (Cincinnati) 

3328

5

James Hines (Michigan)

17,296

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3046

6

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

16,616

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

2782

7

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

16,503

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

2653

8

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

16,162

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

2573

9

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

14,285

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

2530

10

Carter Bishop (Suffolk)

12,722

Jen Kowal (USC)

2450

11

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

12,588

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

2296

12

David Weisbach (Chicago)

12,555

David Gamage (UCBerkeley)

2155

13

David Walker (Boston U.)

12,553

D. Dharmapala (Illinois)

2147

14

Chris Sanchirico (Penn)

12,268

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

2069

15

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

11,994

James Hines (Michigan)

2017

16

Herwig Schlunck (Vand.)

11,643

Erik Jensen (Case Western)

1915

17

Jen Kowal (Loyola-L.A.)

11,309

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

1902

18

Bridget Crawford (Pace)

11,101

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

1821

18

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

10,988

David Weisbach (Chicago)

1668

20

Ed McCaffery (USC)

10,786

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

1618

21

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

10,767

Heather Field (UC-Hastings)

1549

22

Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore)

10,412

Allison Christians (McGill)

1461

23

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

10,059

Dick Harvey (Villanova)

1434

24

Steve Bank (UCLA)

9727

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

1368

25

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

9266

Francine Lipman (UNLV)

1332

Note that this ranking includes full-time tax professors with at least one tax paper on SSRN, and all papers (including non-tax papers) by these tax professors are included in the SSRN data.

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February 6, 2013 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

SSRN Tax Professor Download Rankings

SSRNSSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database.  Here is the new list (through January 1, 2013) of the Top 25 U.S. Tax Professors in two of the SSRN categories: all-time downloads and recent downloads (within the past 12 months):

 

 

 

All-Time Downloads

 

Recent Downloads

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

28,675

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

5969

2

Paul Caron (Cincinnati)

21,304

Adam Chodorow (Ariz. St.)

4299

3

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

20,047

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

4250

4

Vic Fleischer (Colorado)

17,602

Paul Caron (Cincinnati) 

3226

5

James Hines (Michigan)

17,167

Gregg Polsky (N. Carolina)

3005