Harvard Law excels in SSRN citation rankings

Faculty members capture a quarter of the top 25 positions

Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the beginning of 2020, Harvard Law School faculty members featured prominently on SSRN’s list of the most-cited law professors. HLS faculty captured 6 slots among the top 25 law school professors in all legal fields in terms of citations to their work.

The six HLS faculty members that were listed among the top 25 and their rank are:

In addition, the top 100 positions include six additional HLS faculty members. These faculty members and their rank are:

SSRN is the leading electronic service for social science research, and its electronic library contains (as of January 2020) 915,037 full-text documents by 461,481authors.

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