Bebchuk Leads SSRN’s 2016 Citation Rankings

Statistics released publicly by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2016, Professor Lucian Bebchuk continued to lead SSRN citation rankings for law professors. Bebchuk ranked first among all law school professors in all fields in terms of the total number of citations to his work (as well as third in the total number of downloads of his work on SSRN). Bebchuk has led the SSRN citation rankings for law professors at the end of each of the preceding nine years.

Professor Bebchuk’s works (available on his SSRN page here) have attracted a total of 4,413 citations. His top ten studies in terms of citations are as follows:

Bebchuk also ranks high in terms of downloads of his work. In this respect, as of the end of 2016, he ranked eighth among more than 300,000 authors whose work is available on SSRN. The aggregate number of downloads of his studies available on SSRN at the time was close to 250,000.

SSRN is the leading electronic service for social science research, and its electronic library contains (as of January 2017) 597,994 full-text documents by 327,576 authors. SSRN’s rankings in terms of citations and in terms of downloads are available here and here (sign in is required for the full list).

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