Top 10 Research Institutions in Europe

Top 10 Research Institutions in Europe

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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.

    No.

Institution

  Country

  Scores

 Authors

 Author share

  1

London School of Economics (LSE)

 United Kingdom

  1.06

  251

  177.63

  2

Department of Economics, Oxford University

 United Kingdom

  1.96

  168

  130.69

  3

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Barcelona GSE)

  Spain

  4.55

  152

  115.83

  4

Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)

  France

  4.72

  147

  122.9

  5

Paris School of Economics

  France

  4.79

  211

  131.72

  6

Department of Economics, University College London (UCL)

 United Kingdom

  6.32

  73

  56.65

  7

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

  Germany

  8.14

  638

  97.26

  8

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

 United Kingdom

  10.46

  283

  27.17

  9

European Central Bank

  Germany

  10.5

  151

  130.6

  10

Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology – University of Zurich

  Switzerland

  12.94

  109

  97.24

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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