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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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     Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  203,021 1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,169
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 123,632 2 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,631
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 122,814 3 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 4,249
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 121,537 4 David Kamin (NYU) 4,208
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 119,865 5 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 4,106
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 112,892 6 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     3,968
7 David Kamin (NYU) 110,570 7 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 3,483
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    106,449 8 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,301
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 103,339 9 Richard Ainsworth (Boston U.) 2,700
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 102,432 10 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,506
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 101,619 11 Zachary Liscow (Yale) 2,474
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,935 12 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,377
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 45,534 13 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,278
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,734 14 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,229
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,749 15 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,144
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston U.) 33,420 16 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 2,141
17 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 29,103 17 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 2,013
18 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 28,021 18 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,923
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 27,793 19 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,780
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 27,160 20 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,614
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,944 21 Francine Lipman (UNLV) 1,482
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 26,139 22 Diane Ring (Boston College) 1,467
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,211 22 Gregg Polsky (Georgia) 1,460
24 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,769 24 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,455
25 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 24,675 25 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,411

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October 27, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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     Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  202,404 1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,058
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 123,491 2 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,518
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 122,414 3 David Kamin (NYU) 4,067
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 120,909 4 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 4,062
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 119,638 5 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     3,988
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 112,712 6 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,845
7 David Kamin (NYU) 110,183 7 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 3,497
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    106,351 8 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,289
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 103,237 9 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,668
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 102,343 10 Zachary Liscow (Yale) 2,437
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 101,453 11 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,411
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,852 12 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,383
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 45,282 13 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,325
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,633 14 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,185
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,624 15 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,158
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 33,224 16 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 2,057
17 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 28,849 17 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 2,017
18 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,942 18 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,015
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 27,728 19 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,715
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 27,014 20 Diane Ring (Boston College) 1,560
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,749 21 Francine Lipman (UNLV) 1,527
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 26,099 22 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,402
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,170 22 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 1,402
24 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,718 24 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,385
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,601 25 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,289

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September 29, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Monday, August 30, 2021

The 10 Most-Cited Tax Faculty

Following up on last week's post, The Most-Cited Tax Faculty At The 68 Most-Cited Law Schools:  Brian Leiter (Chicago) has updated his ranking of the Ten Most-Cited Tax Faculty to now cover the 2016-2020 period (see prior most-cited tax faculty rankings: 2000-20072005-20102009-20132010-2014, 2013-2017):

Rank Name School Citations Age
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah Michigan 420 64
2 Michael Graetz Columbia 380 77
3 David Weisbach Chicago 310 58
4 Daniel Shaviro NYU 300 64
5 Victor Fleischer UC-Irvine 270 50
  Lawrence Zelenak Duke 270 63
7 Alan Auerbach UC-Berkeley 210 70
  Joseph Bankman Stanford 210 66
9 David Gamage Indiana 200 43
10 Leandra Lederman Indiana 190 55

Leiter also lists five highly-cited scholars who work partly in tax:

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August 30, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, August 27, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  201,749 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,952
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 123,166 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,431
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 122,065 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     4,046
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 120,167 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 4,012
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 119,309 David Kamin (NYU) 3,911
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 112,380 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 3,455
7 David Kamin (NYU) 109,814 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,346
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    106,078 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,262
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,977 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,622
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 102,058 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,539
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 101,102 Zachary Liscow (Yale) 2,436
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,782 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,310
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 45,011 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,256
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,541 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,079
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,490 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,024
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 33,016 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,001
17 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 28,524 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,988
18 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,865 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,724
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 27,673 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,682
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 26,857 Diane Ring (Boston College) 1,665
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,644 Francine Lipman (UNLV) 1,550
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 26,066 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,507
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,136 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 1,409
24 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,639 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,395
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,568 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,379

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August 27, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Most-Cited Tax Faculty At The 68 Most-Cited Law Schools

Following up on this morning's post, The 68 Most-Cited Law Faculties:  here are the 23 Tax Profs among the 10-most cited faculty at the Top 68 law schools:

2.  Chicago:  Daniel Hemel
3.  Harvard:  Louis Kaplow
13.  Michigan:  Reuven Avi-Yonah 
14.  UC-Irvine:  Vic Fleischer
18.  Minnesota:  Kristin Hickman
22.  UC-Davis:  Darien Shanske
29.  USC:  Ed McCaffery, Mike Simkovic
33.  Cardozo:  Ed Zelinsky
43.  Alabama:  Susan Pace Hamill; Georgia:  Gregg Polsky
49.  BYU:  Cliff Fleming
52.  Indiana:  David Gamage, Leandra Lederman; Iowa:  Andy Grewal
59.  Boston College:  Ray Madoff, Shu-Yi Oei, Jim Repetti, Diane Ring; Pittsburgh:  Tony Infanti
63.  Loyola-L.A.:  Ellen Aprill; Pepperdine:  Paul Caron; Santa Clara:  Pat Cain

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August 25, 2021 in Law School Rankings, Legal Ed Rankings, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings | Permalink

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Leiter: Citation Counts Vary By Field—Tax Is 19th Among 21 Subject Areas

Brian Leiter (Chicago), Citation Counts Vary By Field:

Since Professor Sisk and colleagues at the University of St. Thomas are putting the finishing touches on their study of scholarly impact for the period 2016-2020, I thought I'd call attention to an important fact about interpreting citation data:  namely, that citation rates vary quite a bit by field.  One can see all the subject-specific citation lists for the last Sisk study (2013-2017) here.  Of the ten most-cited faculty in the U.S. in the last Sisk study, only one did not work at least in part in a public law area.  Indeed, constitutional and public law are the most high-citation fields, although corporate, law & economics, criminal law & procedure, and intellectual property also get cited a lot.  By contrast, tax, evidence, and legal ethics, among others, are low-citation fields.  300 cites in a five-year period will get you into the top five in tax, but not anywhere close to the top 20 in constitutional law (maybe the top 50?).

Here's the fields ranked from highest to lowest citations based on the sum of the cites for the scholar ranked #5 and #10 on the lists in the various specialties (those totals follow in parentheses):

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August 17, 2021 in Law School Rankings, Legal Ed Rankings, Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, July 15, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  201,304 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,123
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 123,051 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,630
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 121,908 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     4,349
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 119,989 David Kamin (NYU) 4,100
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 119,236 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,952
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 112,287 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,692
7 David Kamin (NYU) 109,695 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 3,676
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    106,037 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,404
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,941 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,732
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 102,016 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,615
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 101,016 Zachary Liscow (Yale) 2,385
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,708 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,362
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 44,859 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,328
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,486 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,218
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,381 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,108
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 32,831 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,060
17 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 28,231 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,979
18 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,821 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,780
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 27,623 Diane Ring (Boston College) 1,759
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 26,742 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,714
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,551 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,594
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 26,033 Francine Lipman (UNLV) 1,528
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,114 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,463
24 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,601 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 1,426
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,556 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,374

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July 15, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings | Permalink

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  200,347 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,883
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 122,885 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,596
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 121,621 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,957
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 119,761 David Kamin (NYU) 4,343
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 119,020 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     4,270
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 112,121 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 4,189
7 David Kamin (NYU) 109,488 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,051
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,979 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,431
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,888 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,795
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,954 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,652
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,854 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,382
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,615 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,377
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 44,597 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,289
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,370 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,094
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,264 Zachary Liscow (Yale) 2,080
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 32,677 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,074
17 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 27,982 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,968
18 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,775 Diane Ring (Boston College) 1,950
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,983 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,887
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 26,603 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,790
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,432 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,700
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,988 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,507
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,076 Francine Lipman (UNLV) 1,430
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,535 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,373
25 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,384 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,212

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June 30, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Friday, May 28, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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 May 1, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  199,679 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,379
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 122,738 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,693
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 121,315 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,840
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 119,457 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,443
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 118,842 David Kamin (NYU) 4,318
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 111,960 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 4,145
7 David Kamin (NYU) 109,280 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     4,128
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,904 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,750
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,794 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,981
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,890 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,683
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,779 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,580
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,369 Diane Ring (Boston College) 2,325
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 44,330 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,271
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,280 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,266
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,054 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,177
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 32,377 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,172
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,695 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,073
18 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 27,681 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,997
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,918 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,911
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 26,364 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,710
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,295 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,543
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,905 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,246
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 25,037 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,223
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,481 Leandra Lederman (Indiana-Bloom.) 1,199
25 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,357 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,197

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May 28, 2021 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  198,927 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,456
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 122,515 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,555
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 120,890 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,902
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 119,049 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,693
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 118,552 David Kamin (NYU) 4,205
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 111,727 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,988
7 David Kamin (NYU) 108,921 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     3,734
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,813 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,686
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,713 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,022
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,785 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,989
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,612 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,882
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,229 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,872
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 44,003 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,651
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,155 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,224
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 34,821 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,202
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 32,105 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,198
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,585 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,062
18 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 27,219 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,896
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,835 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,891
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 26,150 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,729
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 26,094 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,576
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,773 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,304
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,974 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,245
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,422 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,240
25 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,308 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,199

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April 28, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  198,030 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,214
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 122,383 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,369
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 119,893 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,944
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 118,706 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 3,942
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 118,354 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,895
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 111,563 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,574
7 David Kamin (NYU) 107,922 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,571
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,744 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,441
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,664 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     3,412
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,711 David Kamin (NYU) 3,407
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,526 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,994
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,080 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,943
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 43,658 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,601
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 38,032 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,208
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 34,660 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,155
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 31,828 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,144
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,521 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,001
18 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 26,783 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,841
19 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,782 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,831
20 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 25,931 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,699
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,909 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,557
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,698 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,350
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,917 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,273
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,353 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,232
25 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,290 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,194

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March 24, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  197,322 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,965
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 122,147 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,252
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 119,581 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,876
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 118,393 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 3,851
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 118,044 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,790
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 111,288 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,545
7 David Kamin (NYU) 107,638 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,497
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,642 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,355
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,580 David Kamin (NYU) 3,327
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,563 Kim Clausing (UCLA)     3,146
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,389 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,948
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,201 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)   2,584
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 43,384 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 2,489
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,902 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,122
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 34,404 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,016
16 Richard Ainsworth (Boston Univ.) 31,519 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,016
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,429 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,880
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,667 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,796
19 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 26,387 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,679
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,736 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,673
21 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 25,672 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,530
22 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,619 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,349
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,762 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,261
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,265 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,260
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 24,250 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,164

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February 17, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Thursday, January 28, 2021

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2021) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  195,466 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,827
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,968 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 5,074
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 119,107 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,706
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 118,031 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 3,611
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,836 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,545
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 111,088 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,466
7 David Kamin (NYU) 107,263 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,440
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,527 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,301
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,498 David Kamin (NYU) 3,162
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,423 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,899
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,277 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    2,505
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 45,079 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,406
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 43,066 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,115
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,735 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,096
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 34,219 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,839
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 31,273 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,815
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,362 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,703
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,584 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,582
19 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 25,950 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,557
20 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,522 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,458
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,518 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,335
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 25,352 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,270
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,709 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,257
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,256 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,159
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,096 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,039

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January 28, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The 10 Most Popular Tax Articles Of 2020

  1. SSRN Logo (2018)2791 Downloads:  Hiba Hafiz, Shu-Yi Oei, Diane Ring & Natalya Shnitser (Boston College), Regulating In A Pandemic: Evaluating Economic And Financial Policy Responses To The Coronavirus Crisis (reviewed by Michelle Layser (Illinois))
  2. 1,588 Downloads:  Lily Batchelder (NYU) & David Kamin (NYU), Taxing the Rich: Issues and Options
  3. 1,339 Downloads:  Ruth Mason (Virginia), The Transformation of International Tax, 114 Am. J. Int'l L. 353 (2020) (reviewed by Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College); symposium responses by Wolfgang Alschner (Ottawa), Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Wei Cui (British Columbia), Lilian Faulhaber (Georgetown), and Alan Sykes (Stanford))
  4. 822 Downloads:  John Richardson, Laura Snyder & Karen Alpert (Queensland), A Simple Regulatory Fix for Citizenship Taxation, 169 Tax Notes Fed. 275 (Oct. 12, 2020)
  5. 709 Downloads:  Ruth Mason (Virginia) & Leopoldo Parada (Leeds), The Legality of Digital Taxes in Europe, 40 Va. Tax Rev. ___ (2020)
  6. 681 Downloads:  Wei Cui (British Columbia), The Digital Services Tax: A Conceptual Defense, 73 Tax L. Reb. 69 (2019) (reviewed by Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Utah) and Kim Brooks (Dalhousie)) 
  7. 673 Downloads:    Kimberly Clausing (UCLA), Emmanuel Saez (UC-Berkely) & Gabriel Zucman (UC-Berkeley), Ending Corporate Tax Avoidance and Tax Competition: A Plan to Collect the Tax Deficit of Multinationals
  8. 669 Downloads:  Kimberly Clausing (UCLA), Profit Shifting Before and After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  9. 528 Downloads:  Jennifer Blouin (Penn) & Leslie Robinson (Dartmouth), Double Counting Accounting: How Much Profit of Multinational Enterprises Is Really in Tax Havens?
  10. 521 Downloads:  Stephen Daly (King's College London) & Ruth Mason (Virginia), State Aid: The General Court Decision in Apple (reviewed by Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Utah))

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January 6, 2021 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  194,887 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,703
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,838 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,901
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 118,829 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,561
4 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 117,744 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 3,825
5 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,709 David Kamin (NYU) 3,399
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,971 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,395
7 David Kamin (NYU) 106,965 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,335
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,449 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,312
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,444 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,213
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,351 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,849
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,202 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    2,413
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,965 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,392
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 42,797 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,139
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,639 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,139
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 34,026 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,838
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 31,102 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,823
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,305 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,699
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,517 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,505
19 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 25,565 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,459
20 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,434 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,345
21 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,400 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,255
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 25,216 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,250
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,667 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,230
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,248 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,158
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 24,015 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,097

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  194,258 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,560
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,635 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,760
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 118,457 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,417
4 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,514 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 3,993
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 117,427 David Kamin (NYU) 3,615
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,793 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,367
7 David Kamin (NYU) 106,651 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,236
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,329 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,231
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,339 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,125
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,244 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,830
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,096 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,364
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,842 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    2,225
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 42,482 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,168
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,528 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,139
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,860 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,846
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,898 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,811
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,243 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,788
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,458 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,530
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,373 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,444
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,296 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,357
21 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 25,233 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,296
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 25,068 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,277
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,621 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,236
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,234 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,163
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 23,941 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,144

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November 11, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  193,644 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,672
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,471 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,492
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 118,169 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,194
4 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,337 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,050
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 117,219 David Kamin (NYU) 3,780
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,644 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,475
7 David Kamin (NYU) 106,364 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,252
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,240 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,139
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,274 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  3,046
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,172 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,782
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 100,006 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,420
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,741 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,246
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 42,038 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,207
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,416 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    2,152
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,734 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,846
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,711 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,840
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,177 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,833
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,388 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,553
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,307 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,480
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,161 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,404
21 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 24,987 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,359
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,876 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,341
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,569 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,310
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,217 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,264
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 23,838 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,197

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October 21, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  193,145 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,710
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,322 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,852
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 117,881 David Kamin (NYU) 5,449
4 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,213 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,390
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 117,026 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 4,029
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,510 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,826
7 David Kamin (NYU) 106,112 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,279
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,156 Diane Ring (Boston College) 3,029
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,222 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,934
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,100 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,753
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,925 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,431
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,685 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,380
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 41,770 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,308
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,327 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    2,205
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,605 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,877
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,545 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,833
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,098 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,785
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,324 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,565
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,261 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,545
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 25,016 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,500
21 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 24,785 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,438
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,684 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,407
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,496 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,343
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,206 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,315
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,805 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,223

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September 23, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  192,590 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,602
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 121,164 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,720
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 117,631 David Kamin (NYU) 5,377
4 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 117,052 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,357
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 116,870 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,826
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,355 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,824
7 David Kamin (NYU) 105,900 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,210
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    105,059 Diane Ring (Boston College) 2,883
9 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,169 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,792
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 101,036 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,706
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,845 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,477
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,602 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,383
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 41,552 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,369
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,159 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,877
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,501 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,842
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,392 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    1,821
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 27,045 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,809
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,262 Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 1,659
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,237 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,570
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 24,911 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,476
21 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,544 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,443
22 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 24,511 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,443
23 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,439 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,372
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,198 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,370
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,781 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,344

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August 26, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, July 9, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  191,980 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,554
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 120,857 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,173
3 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 116,974 David Kamin (NYU) 4,892
4 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 116,895 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 4,135
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 116,579 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,836
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,214 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,485
7 David Kamin (NYU) 105,294 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,183
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    104,927 Diane Ring (Boston College) 2,773
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,094 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,696
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,922 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,680
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,709 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,598
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,553 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,446
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 41,163 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,189
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 37,011 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,977
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,399 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,909
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,210 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,867
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,933 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 1,728
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,196 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    1,658
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,209 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,607
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 24,765 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,442
21 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,378 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,425
22 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,373 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,424
23 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 24,271 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,420
24 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,186 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,418
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,768 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 1,311

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July 9, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, June 18, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  191,246 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,362
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 120,723 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 4,985
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 116,722 David Kamin (NYU) 4,851
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 116,660 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,873
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 116,321 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 3,044
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 110,035 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,828
7 David Kamin (NYU) 105,138 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,676
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    104,851 Diane Ring (Boston College) 2,520
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 102,023 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,435
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,855 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  2,433
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,638 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,381
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,460 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,226
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 38,979 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,098
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,860 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,941
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,290 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,874
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 30,016 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,865
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,781 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 1,778
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,149 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,718
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,156 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    1,591
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 24,532 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,475
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,316 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,461
22 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,226 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,459
23 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,175 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,426
24 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 23,780 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,387
25 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,749 Yariv Brauner (Florida)  1,329

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June 18, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, May 14, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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 May 1, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  190,140 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 6,829
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 120,560 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,004
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 116,568 David Kamin (NYU) 4,881
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 116,474 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 3,646
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 115,699 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,820
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 109,884 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 2,767
7 David Kamin (NYU) 104,961 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,540
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    104,719 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,311
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 101,931 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 2,226
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,784 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,215
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,551 Diane Ring (Boston College) 2,042
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,333 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)  1,976
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 38,635 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  1,970
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,730 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,960
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 33,055 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 1,942
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 29,682 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 1,887
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,725 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,850
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 26,091 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,682
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 25,068 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 1,599
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 24,384 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,583
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,248 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,525
22 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,151 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,512
23 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 24,091 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,396
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,701 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,353
25 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 23,528 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)    1,295

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May 14, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)        189,283 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)            6,687
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU)       120,309 Lily Batchelder (NYU)            5,044
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.)       116,324 David Kamin (NYU)            4,963
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU)       116,191 Daniel Hemel (Chicago)            3,871
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago)       115,360 Bridget Crawford (Pace)            3,159
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)       109,664 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.)            2,882
7 David Kamin (NYU)       104,710 Dan Shaviro (NYU)            2,426
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)          104,501 Richard Ainsworth (BU)            2,204
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings)       101,799 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)             2,134
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)       100,652 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings)            2,031
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State)         99,411 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)            1,937
12 Michael Simkovic (USC)        44,192 Ruth Mason (Virginia)            1,936
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago)        38,444 D. Dharmapala (Chicago)            1,935
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)         36,574 Hugh Ault (Boston College)            1,917
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard)        32,924 Brad Borden (Brooklyn)            1,814
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU)         29,448 Louis Kaplow (Harvard)            1,796
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC)        26,645 Ari Glogower (Ohio State)            1,788
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine)         26,034 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)            1,738
19 Jim Hines (Michigan)        24,976 Yariv Brauner (Florida)            1,641
20 Brad Borden (Brooklyn)        24,195 Cliff Fleming (BYU)            1,608
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)        24,159 Michael Simkovic (USC)            1,460
22 Gladriel Shobe (BYU)         24,143 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)              1,314
23 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)        23,944 Diane Ring (Boston College)            1,235
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois)         23,677 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)            1,213
25 Bridget Crawford (Pace)         23,226 Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)            1,190

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April 22, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, March 19, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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 2, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  188,632 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 6,685
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 120,177 David Kamin (NYU) 5,140
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 116,200 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,062
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 115,955 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 4,239
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 115,111 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,242
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 109,563 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 3,122
7 David Kamin (NYU) 104,519 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,604
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    104,395 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,406
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 101,715 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 2,284
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,562 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,214
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,333 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 2,001
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 44,042 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 1,996
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 38,290 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 1,996
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,475 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,947
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 32,829 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,890
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 29,228 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 1,885
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,574 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,847
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,980 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,793
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,912 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,788
20 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,117 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 1,757
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 24,100 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,636
22 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 24,070 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,323
23 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 23,785 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,282
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,652 Leandra Lederman (Indiana Bloom.) 1,207
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 23,022 Kyle Rozema (Washington U.) 1,152

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March 19, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  188,030 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 6,897
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 120,013 David Kamin (NYU) 5,254
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 116,012 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,186
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 115,709 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 4,481
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 114,832 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 3,319
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 109,398 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,166
7 David Kamin (NYU) 104,292 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 2,845
8 Cliff Fleming (BYU)    104,281 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,639
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 101,573 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 2,526
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,444 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 2,301
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,212 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,260
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,940 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 2,111
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 38,130 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,022
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,366 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 2,013
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 32,727 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 1,966
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 29,024 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,951
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,372 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 1,898
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,931 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,877
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,873 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,855
20 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,106 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,818
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,960 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,748
22 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,935 Kyle Rozema (Washington U.) 1,541
23 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 23,650 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,324
24 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,607 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,310
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,928 Leandra Lederman (Indiana Bloom.) 1,246

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February 19, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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 5, 2020) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  187,671 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 7,341
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 119,866 David Kamin (NYU) 5,518
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 115,750 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,438
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 115,511 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 4,860
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 114,566 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 3,524
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 109,283 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 3,263
7 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 104,201 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,136
8 David Kamin (NYU) 104,115 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  2,978
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 101,471 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 2,968
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,364 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 2,846
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 99,126 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  2,454
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,817 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 2,448
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 38,004 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,418
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,287 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,397
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 32,642 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,091
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 28,873 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,034
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,310 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,996
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,879 Michael Simkovic (USC) 1,957
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,837 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,925
20 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,098 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,811
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,921 Kyle Rozema (Washington U.) 1,790
22 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,828 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,712
23 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,585 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,440
24 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 23,524 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,357
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,849 Leandra Lederman (Indiana Bloom.) 1,214

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January 22, 2020 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the 2017 tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through December 1, 2019) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  187,160 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 8,109
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 119,716 David Kamin (NYU) 5,766
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 115,552 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 5,753
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 114,993 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 5,600
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 114,323 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 4,260
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 109,145 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 4,084
7 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 104,102 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  3,784
8 David Kamin (NYU) 103,554 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 3,632
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 101,342 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 3,544
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,266 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 3,186
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,966 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  3,180
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,708 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 3,056
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 37,884 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,472
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 36,173 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,399
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 32,498 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,167
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 28,689 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,103
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,261 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 1,998
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,827 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,941
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,786 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,936
20 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,093 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 1,868
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,853 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,847
22 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,556 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,675
23 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,693 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,316
24 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 23,365 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,304
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,751 George Yin (Virginia) 1,233

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December 10, 2019 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through October 1, 2019) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  186,021 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 10,050
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 119,255 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 7,297
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 115,157 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 6,811
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 114,011 David Kamin (NYU) 6,793
5 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 113,766 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 5,877
6 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 108,823 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 5,867
7 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,845 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  5,500
8 David Kamin (NYU) 102,620 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 5,285
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,975 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 5,113
10 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 100,034 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  4,915
11 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,656 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 4,835
12 Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,490 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,809
13 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 37,563 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,549
14 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,946 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,442
15 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 35,946 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,403
16 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 28,331 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,260
17 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,096 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,147
18 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,709 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,098
19 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,674 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,028
20 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,076 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,906
21 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,733 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,866
22 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,494 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,680
23 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,327 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,354
24 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 23,069 George Yin (Virginia) 1,296
25 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,556 Paul Caron (Pepperdine)   1,192

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October 24, 2019 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through September 1, 2019) 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   Recent
1 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  185,453 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 11,720
2 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 118,935 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 8,581
3 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 114,894 David Gamage (Indiana-Bloom.) 7,276
4 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 112,023 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 7,206
5 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 108,628 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  6,984
6 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,711 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 6,574
7 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,671 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 6,296
8 David Kamin (NYU) 100,657 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 6,292
9 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 99,872 David Kamin (NYU) 6,209
10 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,509 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  6,109
11 Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,366 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 6,068
12 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 37,364 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,706
13 Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,825 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,666
14 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 32,038 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,571
15 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 28,101 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,523
16 Ed Kleinbard (USC) 26,013 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,352
17 Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,612 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,326
18 Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,617 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,145
19 Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,063 Kirk Stark (UCLA) 2,140
20 Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,655 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,095
21 Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,475 Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis) 2,070
22 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,180 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,902
23 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 22,893 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,863
24 Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,428 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,645
25 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 8,581 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,362

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September 25, 2019 in Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tax Prof Twitter Rankings

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through August 1, 2019) 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   Recent
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  184,986 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 12,878
Dan Shaviro (NYU) 118,783 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 10,565
David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 114,647 David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 8,640
Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 113,015 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  8,555
Lily Batchelder (NYU) 111,898 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 8,305
Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 108,497 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 7,627
Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,607 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 7,290
8 David Kamin (NYU) 100,506 David Kamin (NYU) 7,073
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,501 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 7,024
10  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 99,652 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 6,803
11  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,391 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  6,735
12  Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,223 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,663
13  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 37,181 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,650
14  Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,672 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,591
15  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 31,925 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,495
16  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 27,900 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,493
17  Ed Kleinbard (USC) 25,959 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,335
18  Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,557 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,221
19  Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,586 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 2,051
20  Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 24,043 Jacob Goldin (Stanford) 1,976
21  Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,574 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,856
22  Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,450 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,849
23  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 23,022 Joe Bankman (Stanford) 1,716
24  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 22,713 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,635
25  Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,295 George Yin (Virginia) 1,558

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August 14, 2019 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, August 1, 2019

More On The 50 Most-Cited Tax Articles of All Time

Following up on my previous post on Jonathan H. Choi (NYU), The 50 Most-Cited Tax Articles of All Time, 36 Yale J. on Reg.: Notice & Comment (May 11, 2019):

47 authors (40 men, 7 women) wrote the 50 most-cited tax articles, 8 (7 men, 1 woman) more than once:

Author Frequency
Boris Bittker  4
David Weisbach  4
Joseph Bankman  3
Stanley Surrey  3
Reuven Avi-Yonah  2
Michael Graetz  2
Marjorie Kornhauser  2
Edward Zelinsky  2
Bruce Ackerman  1
Anne Alstott  1
William Andrews  1
Lily Batchelder  1
Walter Blum  1
Paul Caron  1
Marvin Chirelstein  1
Dan Coenen  1
Richard Doernberg  1
Peter Enrich  1
Victor Fleischer  1
Pamela Gann  1
Mark Gergen  1
Fred Goldberg 1
Thomas Griffith 1
Erwin Griswold  1
Daniel Halperin  1
David Hariton 1
Walter Hellerstein  1
Kristin Hickman  1
Harry Kalven 1
Louis Kaplow  1
Mark Kelman   1
Leandra Lederman  1
Fred McChesney  1
Beverly Moran  1
R.A. Musgrave  1
Jacob Nussim  1
Michael O’Hear  1
Peter Orszag 1
Randolph Paul 1
William Plumb 1
Eric Posner  1
David Schizer  1
Steven Shavell  1
Dan Shaviro  1
David Slawson  1
Joseph Sneed  1
William Whitford  1

The authors are from 22 law schools, 12 law schools are represented more than once:

School Frequency
Harvard 9
Chicago 7
Yale 6
Stanford 5
Columbia 4
Cardozo 2
Emory 2
Georgia 2
Michigan 2
NYU 2
Tulane 2
USC 2
Duke 1
Indiana 1
Marquette 1
Minnesota 1
Northeastern 1
Pepperdine 1
UC-Berkeley 1
UC-Irvine 1
Vanderbilt 1
Wisconsin 1

The 50 most-cited tax articles were published in 21 law reviews (12 law reviews published 2 or more of the articles):

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August 1, 2019 in Legal Education, Pepperdine Tax, Tax, Tax Prof Rankings, Tax Rankings, Tax Scholarship | Permalink | Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through July 1, 2019) 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   Recent
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  184,418 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 16,885
Dan Shaviro (NYU) 118,651 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 14,545
David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 114,176 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  12,097
Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 112,722 David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 11,916
Lily Batchelder (NYU) 111,787 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 11,805
Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 108,323 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 11,224
Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,496 David Kamin (NYU) 10,780
8 David Kamin (NYU) 100,391 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 10,703
9 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,353 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 10,468
10  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 99,493 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 10,229
11  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,273 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  10,117
12  Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,116 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,813
13  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 37,023 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,788
14  Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,564 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,558
15  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 31,720 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,493
16  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 27,750 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,430
17  Ed Kleinbard (USC) 25,914 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,350
18  Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,506 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,252
19  Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,491 Jacob Goldin (Stanford) 2,198
20  Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 23,991 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,903
21  Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,498 Joe Bankman (Stanford) 1,864
22  Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,438 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,856
23  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 22,781 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,777
24  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 22,461 George Yin (Virginia) 1,676
25  Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,205 Yariv Brauner (Florida) 1,608

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through June 1, 2019) 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   Recent
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  183,904 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 19,128
Dan Shaviro (NYU) 118,494 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 16,752
David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 114,041 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  13,878
Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 112,425 David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 13,762
Lily Batchelder (NYU) 111,676 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 13,545
Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 108,155 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 13,026
Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,389 David Kamin (NYU) 12,518
David Kamin (NYU) 100,287 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 12,387
Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,244 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 12,171
10  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 99,397 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 11,944
11  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 98,164 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  11,848
12  Michael Simkovic (USC) 43,028 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 2,946
13  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 36,866 Michael Simkovic (USC) 2,925
14  Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,469 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,573
15  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 31,570 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,444
16  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 27,625 Bridget Crawford (Pace) 2,368
17  Ed Kleinbard (USC) 25,840 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,366
18  Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,452 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,327
19  Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,386 Jacob Goldin (Stanford) 2,296
20  Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 23,982 Joe Bankman (Stanford) 1,971
21  Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,450 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,912
22  Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,423 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,862
23  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 22,664 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,707
24  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 22,271 Kirk Stark (UC-Davis) 1,667
25  Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,120 Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis) 1,622

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through May 1, 2019) 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   Recent
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)  183,287 Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) 20,003
Dan Shaviro (NYU) 118,215 Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 17,967
David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 113,771 David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 14,930
Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 112,093 Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  14,927
Lily Batchelder (NYU) 111,432 Dan Shaviro (NYU) 14,307
Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 107,883 Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 14,108
Cliff Fleming (BYU) 103,162 David Kamin (NYU) 13,104
David Kamin (NYU) 100,047 Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 12,955
Manoj Viswanathan (UC-Hastings) 100,026 Lily Batchelder (NYU) 12,762
10  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 99,169 Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  12,557
11  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 97,919 Cliff Fleming (BYU) 12,554
12  Michael Simkovic (USC) 42,930 Richard Ainsworth (BU) 3,198
13  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 36,678 Michael Simkovic (USC) 3,180
14  Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,376 Jacob Goldin (Stanford) 2,766
15  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 31,360 Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,680
16  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 27,457 Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,525
17  Ed Kleinbard (USC) 25,708 Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,482
18  Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,383 Joe Bankman (Stanford) 2,422
19  Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,334 D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,411
20  Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 23,965 Kirk Stark (UCLA) 2,140
21  Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,327 Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis) 2,070
22  Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,392 Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,874
23  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 22,526 Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,859
24  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 22,126 Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,674
25  Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 22,026 Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,621

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Monday, May 13, 2019

The 50 Most-Cited Tax Articles of All Time

Jonathan H. Choi (NYU), The Most-Cited Tax Articles of All Time, 36 Yale J. on Reg.: Notice & Comment (May 11, 2019):

Summer is nearly here, and for fellow tax nerds in need of beach reads, I’ve assembled a list of the 50 most widely cited tax law journal articles. The list is inspired by (and uses the same methodology as) Fred Shapiro and Michelle Pearse’s essay, The Most-Cited Law Review Articles of All Time [110 Mich. L. Rev. 1483 (2012)]

The list below is ordered by number of citations in other law review articles, according to HeinOnline. For comparison, I also list Google Scholar citation counts, which include cites by certain non-law journals, practice publications, books, and courts. 

Most-cited tax articles of all time

  Article HeinOnline Article Cites Google Scholar Cites
1. William D. Andrews (Harvard), A Consumption-Type or Cash Flow Personal Income Tax, 87 Harv. L. Rev. 1113 (1974) 437 783
2. Louis Kaplow (Harvard) & Steven Shavell (Harvard), Why the Legal System Is Less Efficient than the Income Tax in Redistributing Income, 23 J. Legal Stud. 667 (1994) 305 687
3. Boris I. Bittker (Yale), A Comprehensive Tax Base as a Goal of Income Tax Reform, 80 Harv. L. Rev. 925 (1967) 298 464
4. Boris I. Bittker (Yale), Federal Income Taxation and the Family, 27 Stan. L. Rev. 1389 (1975) 284 438
5. Joseph Bankman (Stanford) & Thomas Griffith (USC), Social Welfare and the Rate Structure: A New Look at Progressive Taxation, 75 Cal. L. Rev. 1905 (1987) 227 352
6. Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Globalization, Tax Competition, and the Fiscal Crisis of the Welfare State, 113 Harv. L. Rev. 1573 (2000) 226 748
7. William T. Plumb, Jr. (Hogan & Hartson, Washington, D.C.), The Federal Income Tax Significance of Corporate Debt: A Critical Analysis and a Proposal, 26 Tax L. Rev. 369 (1971) 208 355
8. Walter J. Blum (Chicago) & Harry Kalven, Jr. (Chicago), The Uneasy Case for Progressive Taxation, 19 U. Chi. L. Rev. 417 (1952) 200 418
9. Peter D. Enrich (Northeastern), Saving the States from Themselves: Commerce Clause Constraints on State Tax Incentives for Business, 110 Harv. L. Rev. 377 (1996) 193 371
10. Michael J. Graetz (Columbia), To Praise the Estate Tax, Not to Bury It, 93 Yale L.J. 259 (1983) 185 264
11. Erwin N. Griswold (Harvard), The Need for a Court of Tax Appeals, 57 Harv. L. Rev. 1153 (1944) 185 240
12. Mark G. Kelman (Stanford), Personal Deductions Revisited: Why They Fit Poorly in an Ideal Income Tax and Why They Fit Worse in a Far from Ideal World, 31 Stan. L. Rev. 831 (1979) 177 248
13. Daniel I. Halperin (Harvard), Interest in Disguise: Taxing the Time Value of Money, 95 Yale L.J. 506 (1986) 168 259
14. Joseph T. Sneed (Stanford), The Criteria of Federal Income Tax Policy, 17 Stan. L. Rev. 567 (1965) 164 211
15. Michael J. Graetz (Columbia) & Michael M. O’Hear (Marquette), The “Original Intent” of U.S. International Taxation, 46 Duke L.J. 1021 (1997) 162 345
16. Eric A. Posner (Chicago), Law and Social Norms: The Case of Tax Compliance, 86 Va. L. Rev. 1781 (2000) 155 403
17. David A. Weisbach (Chicago) & Jacob Nussim (Bar-Ilan), The Integration of Tax and Spending Programs, 113 Yale L.J. 955 (2004) 150 245
18. Marjorie E. Kornhauser (Tulane), The Rhetoric of the Anti-Progressive Income Tax Movement: A Typical Male Reaction, 86 Mich. L. Rev. 465 (1987) 146 214
19. R.A. Musgrave (Harvard), In Defense of an Income Concept, 81 Harv. L. Rev. 44 (1967) 140 228
20. Marjorie E. Kornhauser (Tulane), Love, Money, and the IRS: Family, Income-Sharing, and the Joint Income Tax Return, 45 Hastings L.J. 63 (1993) 139 216
21. Paul L. Caron (Pepperdine), Tax Myopia, or Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow up to Be Tax Lawyers, 13 Va. Tax Rev. 517 (1994) 137 155
22. Richard L. Doernberg (Emory) & Fred S. McChesney (Emory), On the Accelerating Rate and Decreasing Durability of Tax Reform, 71 Minn. L. Rev. 913 (1987) 136 183
23. Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (Michigan), The Structure of International Taxation: A Proposal for Simplification, 74 Tex. L. Rev. 1301 (1996) 129 285
24. Anne L. Alstott (Yale), Tax Policy and Feminism: Competing Goals and Institutional Choices, 96 Colum. L. Rev. 2001 (1996) 129 192
25. Stanley S. Surrey (Harvard), Federal Taxation of the Family—The Revenue Act of 1948, 61 Harv. L. Rev. 1097 (1948) 127 218

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through April 1, 2019) 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   Recent
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)  183,666  Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.) 21,321
Dan Shaviro (NYU) 117,867  Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 19,172
David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 113,415  David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.) 15,836
Daniel Hemel (Chicago) 111,563  Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)  15,812
Lily Batchelder (NYU) 111,135  David Kamin (NYU) 15,561
Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 107,504  Dan Shaviro (NYU) 15,472
Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 102,881  Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings) 15,039
Cliff Fleming (BYU) 102,619  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 13,791
David Kamin (NYU) 99,730  Lily Batchelder (NYU) 13,642
10  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 98,903  Cliff Fleming (BYU) 13,457
11  Ari Glogower (Ohio State) 97,606  Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)  13,423
12  Michael Simkovic (USC) 42,553  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 3,373
13  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 36,489  Michael Simkovic (USC) 3,138
14  Paul Caron (Pepperdine) 35,251  Jacob Goldin (Stanford) 2,799
15  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 31,105  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 2,702
16  Richard Ainsworth (BU) 27,230  D. Dharmapala (Chicago) 2,519
17  Ed Kleinbard (USC) 25,566  Kyle Rozema (Chicago) 2,489
18  Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine) 25,320  Joe Bankman (Stanford) 2,462
19  Jim Hines (Michigan) 24,268  Ruth Mason (Virginia) 2,415
20  Gladriel Shobe (BYU) 23,948  Kirk Stark (UCLA) 2,207
21  Richard Kaplan (Illinois) 23,327  Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis) 2,124
22  Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.) 23,289  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 1,934
23  Brad Borden (Brooklyn) 22,377  Hugh Ault (Boston College) 1,924
24  Robert Sitkoff (Harvard) 21,997  Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy) 1,799
25  Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) 21,911  Louis Kaplow (Harvard) 1,647

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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Thursday, March 28, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through March 1, 2019) 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

 

Recent

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

182,983

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

23,702

2

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

117,556

Daniel Hemel (Chicago)

21,322

3

David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.)

113,062

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

17,876

4

Daniel Hemel (Chicago)

110,952

David Gamage (Indiana-Bl.)

17,648

5

Lily Batchelder (NYU)

110,874

Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 

17,588

6

Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)

107,140

Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings)

16,838

7

Cliff Fleming (BYU)

102,619

David Kamin (NYU)

15,561

8

Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings)

99,411

Ari Glogower (Ohio State)

15,512

9

David Kamin (NYU)

99,361

Lily Batchelder (NYU)

15,405

10

Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)

98,660

Cliff Fleming (BYU)

15,229

11

Ari Glogower (Ohio State)

97,315

Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 

15,151

12

Michael Simkovic (USC)

42,181

Richard Ainsworth (BU) 3,618

13

D. Dharmapala (Chicago)

36,283

Michael Simkovic (USC)

3,184

14

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

35,147

Jacob Goldin (Stanford)

2,850

15

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

30,929

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

2,793

16

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

27,000

D. Dharmapala (Chicago)

2,633

17

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

25,502

Kyle Rozema (Chicago)

2,520

18

Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine)

25,269

Joe Bankman (Stanford)

2,506

19

Jim Hines (Michigan)

24,218

Ruth Mason (Virginia)

2,445

20

Gladriel Shobe (BYU)

23,920

Kirk Stark (UCLA)

2,263

21

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

23,286

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

2,154

22

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

23,217

Hugh Ault (Boston College)

1,969

23

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

22,216

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

1,862

24

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

21,829

Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)

1,791

25

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

21,806

Omri Marian (UC-Irvine)

1,669

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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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN has updated its monthly ranking 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through February 1, 2019) 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

 

Recent

1

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

182,193

Reuven Avi-Yonah (Mich.)

27,506

2

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

117,168

Daniel Hemel (Chicago)

25,258

3

David Gamage (Indiana)

112,693

Dan Shaviro (NYU)

21,043

4

Lily Batchelder (NYU)

110,523

David Gamage (Indiana)

20,904

5

Daniel Hemel (Chicago)

110,453

Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) 

20,798

6

Darien Shanske (UC-Davis)

106,758

Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings)

20,051

7

Cliff Fleming (BYU)

102,268

David Kamin (NYU)

18,655

8

Manoj Viswanathan (Hastings)

99,047

Lily Batchelder (NYU)

18,513

9

David Kamin (NYU)

99,038

Ari Glogower (Ohio State)

18,410

10

Rebecca Kysar (Fordham)

98,333

Cliff Fleming (BYU)

18,327

11

Ari Glogower (Ohio State)

96,680

Rebecca Kysar (Fordham) 

18,228

12

Michael Simkovic (USC)

42,151

Richard Ainsworth (BU) 3,598

13

D. Dharmapala (Chicago)

36,107

Michael Simkovic (USC)

3,516

14

Paul Caron (Pepperdine)

35,056

Kirk Stark (UCLA)

3,413

15

Louis Kaplow (Harvard)

30,850

Jacob Goldin (Stanford)

3,014

16

Richard Ainsworth (BU)

26,764

Brad Borden (Brooklyn)

3,011

17

Ed Kleinbard (USC)

25,441

D. Dharmapala (Chicago)

2,798

18

Vic Fleischer (UC-Irvine)

25,221

Ruth Mason (Virginia)

2,719

19

Jim Hines (Michigan)

24,176

Joe Bankman (Stanford)

2,627

20

Gladriel Shobe (BYU)

23,914

Kyle Rozema (Chicago)

2,417

21

Richard Kaplan (Illinois)

23,239

Dennis Ventry (UC-Davis)

2,288

22

Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.)

23,142

Hugh Ault (Boston College)

2,007

23

Katie Pratt (Loyola-L.A.)

21,733

Margaret Ryznar (Indiana-Indy)

1,917

24

Robert Sitkoff (Harvard)

21,699

Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College)

1,566

25

David Weisbach (Chicago)

20,741

Yariv Brauner (Florida)

1,369

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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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

SSRN Tax Professor Rankings

SSRN Logo (2018)SSRN 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.  This ranking includes downloads from two 30- and 35-page papers by 12 tax professors on the new tax legislation that garnered a lot of media attention (including the New York Times and Washington Post) and generated a massive amount of downloads (the papers are the most downloaded papers over the past 12 months across all of SSRN and the most downloaded tax papers of all-time by over 200%).  See Brian Leiter (Chicago), 11 Tax Profs Blow Up The SSRN Download Rankings. (For some reason, Mitchell Kane (NYU) — the twelfth academic co-author of the two papers — is not included in the SSRN download rankings (although the downloads are included on his individual author page)).  Here is the new list (through December 30, 2018) 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):