Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Harvard Law School Faculty Maintain Top Position In SSRN Citation Rankings

HLSSSRNHarvard Law School Press Release, HLS Faculty Maintain Top Position in SSRN Citation Rankings:

Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2017, Harvard Law School faculty members have continued to feature prominently on SSRN’s list of the 100 most-cited law professors. HLS faculty captured 12 slots — including the number one and two slots — among the top 100 law school professors in all legal areas in terms of citations to their work.

As in previous years, Professor Lucian Bebchuk was ranked first among all law school professors in all-time total citations. Professor Bebchuk’s papers have attracted a total of 4,411 citations as of the end of 2017. Professor Steven Shavell was ranked second, with 3,779 citations.

In addition to Professors Bebchuk and Shavell, ten other HLS faculty members are among SSRN’s list of the 100 most-cited law school professors of all time:

Harvard Crimson, Harvard Law Professors Top Citation Rankings

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What? Elite law school with the most law professors has the most oft-cited law professors. Per the 509s, HLS has 171 FT faculty. That ain't far off the 209 FT profs YLS and SLS field together.

Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Jan 31, 2018 11:34:12 AM