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Sunday, May 7, 2006

More Fun with SSRN...the May Stats are In

Here's what everyone (or no one, as the case may be) has been waiting for:  the updated SSRN download stats for the start of May.  The ten most downloaded authors in the last 12 months were:

1.  Lucian Bebchuk (Harvard; corporate) (14,621)

2.  Bernard Black (Texas; corporate) (10,771)

3.  Stephen Bainbridge (UCLA; corporate) (8,986)

4.  Cass Sunstein (Chicago; public) (7,475)

5.  Mark Lemley (Stanford; IP) (7,175)

6.  Francesco Parisi (Minnesota; L&E) (6,255)

7.  Larry Ribstein (Illinois; corporate) (6,188)

8.  Brian Leiter (Texas; jurisprudence) (5,866)

9.  John Coffee (Columbia; corporate) (5,680)

10. Daniel Solove (George Washington; IP, public) (5,557)

The ten authors, with at least three new papers in the last 12 months, with the most downloads-per-paper were:

1.  Brian Leiter (Texas; jurisprudence) (533 downloads per paper; 4 new papers)

2.  Roberta Romano (Yale; corporate) (368 downloads per paper; 4 new papers)

3.  Guido Ferrarini (Genoa; corporate) (341 downloads per paper; 3 new papers)

4.  Orin Kerr (George Washington; criminal) (328 downloads per paper; 3 new papers)

5.  Donald Braman (Yale; public, law & psychology) (302 downloads per paper; 4 new papers)

6.  Timothy Wu (Columbia; IP) (299 downloads per paper; 3 new papers)

7.  Randy Barnett (Georgetown; public) (277 downloads per paper; 6 new papers)

8.  Ronald Gilson (Stanford & Columbia; corporate) (246 downloads per paper; 3 new papers)

9.  Henry Hansmann (Yale; corporate) (245 downloads per paper; 3 new papers)

10. John Mikhail (Georgetown; jurisprudence) (222 downloads per paper; 6 new papers)

The ten law schools with the most downloads in the last 12 months were:

1.  Harvard University (40,064)

2.  University of Chicago (29,064)

3.  Columbia University (28,267)

4.  University of California, Los Angeles (27,115)

5.  University of Texas, Austin (24,989)

6.  Yale University (24,989)

7.  George Washington University (23,570)

8.  Stanford University (23,303)

9.  University of Illinois (17,991)

10. Georgetown University (17,717)

The ten schools, with at least 48 papers in the last 12 months (48 turned out to be the natural cut-off point), with the most downloads per paper were:

1.  University of Texas, Austin (117 downloads per paper; 64 papers)

2.  George Washington University (115 downloads per paper; 63 papers)

3.  Columbia University (107 downloads per paper; 49 papers)

4.  Yale University (93 downloads per paper; 68 papers)

5.  University of Chicago (84 downloads per paper; 73 papers)

6.  University of California, Los Angeles (81 downloads per paper; 76 papers)

7.  University of Illinois (77 downloads per paper; 59 papers)

8.  Harvard University (75 downloads per paper; 100 papers)

9.  Georgetown University (73 downloads per paper; 48 papers)

10. George Mason University (72 downloads per paper; 49 papers)

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