Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2013, Harvard Law School faculty members featured prominently on SSRN author rankings. Harvard Law School faculty captured six of the top 10 slots—60% of the top 10 places—among the top 100 law school researchers (in all legal areas) in terms of citations to their work.

As in previous years, Professor Lucian Bebchuk was ranked first among all law school professors. Bebchuk’s papers (available on his SSRN page) have attracted a total of more than 4,000 citations.

Many HLS professors and senior fellows were in the top 100 places at the end of 2013, including the following individuals:

SSRN is the leading electronic service for social science research. As of the end of 2013, its electronic library contained over 426,000 full-text documents by more than 242,000 authors. SSRN’s rankings in terms of citations are available here.