London Business School

London Business School

- Economics and Finance Ranking

United Kingdom Established: 1964 Scholars: 10
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Economics and Finance discipline and affiliated with London Business School. There are a total of 10 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in London Business School is 390 with a mean value for the h-index of 39.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in London Business School is 907 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 90.70.


London Business School

London Business School (LBS) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1964 as the London Graduate School of Business Studies before establishing its first doctoral program in 1969 and changing to its current name in 1986. A constituent college of the University of London, LBS belongs to the top-ranked educational institutions in the country with contributions in the fields of economics, marketing, and psychology.

London Business School Key Statistics

LBS offers masteral degree programs, doctoral degree programs, and executive education, including Master in Accounting and Financial Analysis, Master in Management, Master in Finance, and Executive MBA.

Other London Business School key statistics include its 2,300 students and 150 faculty. The school has two campuses located in London and in Dubai, UAE. The campus in London is situated in Sussex Place, a Grade I listed building designed by John Nash in the 1800s. It contains facilities such as lecture theaters, cafe, lounge, library, and a fitness and wellbeing center with a 25-meter swimming pool and a fully-equipped gym. LBS has also acquired the Marylebone Town Hall and the previous site used by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

The school is affiliated with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the Association of MBAs.

London Business School Research

LBS conducts research on areas including management science and operations, strategy and entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior. For 2019, London Business School’s endowment amounted to £56.5 million.

Economics, marketing, and psychology are the top fields of London Business School research. Their work output has been presented at conferences such as the Economics and Computation conference in 2021, the Decision Support Systems conference in 2006, and the IEEE Powertech Conference in 2017.

The most cited article from the school is Prahalad and Hamel’s (2005) “The core competence of the corporation” which appeared in Harvard Business Review and was also previously published in Social Science Research Network in 1990 with a total of close to 23,000 citations to date. The second most cited work is Nahapiet and Ghoshal’s (1998) “Social capital, intellectual capital, and the organizational advantage” featured in Academy of Management Review and was also published in Social Science Research Network with a total of more than 17,800 citations. In addition, the third most cited work is Tsai and Ghoshal’s (1998) “Social capital and value creation: The role of intrafirm networks” published in the Academy of Management Journal with over 8,600 citations so far.

Research centers and institutes at LBS include the AQR Asset Management Institute for interdisciplinary and innovative research in asset management and the Center for Corporate Governance with research themes such as investor stewardship, short-termism, common ownership, and investor rights. It also houses the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Private Capital, the Leadership Institute for improving leadership processes, and the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development for research on the application of business insights to solve global challenges. The school also has the Research Lab for testing research ideas in the field or online.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
459 World 48 National Lucrezia Reichlin

Lucrezia Reichlin

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 58 Citations 20,638 117
822 World 96 National Hélène Rey

Hélène Rey

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 47 Citations 23,882 82
944 World 108 National Richard Portes

Richard Portes

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 44 Citations 12,068 149
1154 World 128 National Derek W. Bunn

Derek W. Bunn

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 39 Citations 7,282 129
1277 World 146 National Julian R. Franks

Julian R. Franks

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 38 Citations 13,826 98
1360 World 158 National Henri Servaes

Henri Servaes

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 37 Citations 27,259 63
1593 World 185 National Paolo Surico

Paolo Surico

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 34 Citations 5,274 92
1833 World 214 National Scott A. Richardson

Scott A. Richardson

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 32 Citations 18,464 60
2009 World 235 National Narayan Y. Naik

Narayan Y. Naik

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 10,658 60
2129 World 257 National Alex Edmans

Alex Edmans

London Business School, United Kingdom
D-index 30 Citations 12,774 57

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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