Top 10 Research Institutions in Europe
One year ago, we published information about the Top 10 economics departments in Europe to support the educational choices of new professionals. Now we want to direct the attention of our readers to an overview of European institutions from a research approach. The purpose of the following list is to guide people who are interested in developing their careers as economics researchers in Europe in collaboration with top economics authors.
Based on Top 12,5% Europe – December 2013, the following list highlights European economic institutions registered inRePEc according to the number of affiliates in the RePEc network, number of publications and popularity of their authors.
The ranking is based on information registered in the RePEc Authors service. The data is the result of the compilation of different reports: Authors and bibliography of RePEc, registered institutions in EDIR, citation analysis performed by CITEC and popularity of data collected by LogEc. For more information about the methodology please click here.
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