European University Institute

European University Institute

Law and Political science Ranking

Italy Established: 1976 Scholars: 12
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

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

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Law and Political science discipline and affiliated with European University Institute. There are a total of 12 researchers included with 9 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in European University Institute is 442 with a mean value for the h-index of 36.83. The total sum of publications for top scientists in European University Institute is 1,373 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 114.42.

Overview

European University Institute

European University Institute (EUI) is an international postgraduate research institute located in Fiesole, Italy. It was founded in 1972 by the European Union member state and is known as one of the prestigious universities in the field of social sciences. Its notable course offerings include social sciences, arts and humanities, and economics.

European University Institute Key Statistics

The university comprises seven academic units including the Department of Political and Social Sciences, the Department of History and Civilization, and the Department of Economics. It offers two master's and four doctorate programs. Some of its most sought graduate programs are Master of Laws in Comparative, European and International Laws, Master in Transnational Governance, and Doctor of Philosophy in History and Civilisation.

European University Institute's student population is approximately 1,200, around 13% of whom are master’s, while the remaining 87% are doctorate and doctoral research students. It has over 530 employees including about 120 full and part-time professors and 240 administrative staff.

The other European University Institute key statistics include its university library that has a European Documentation Centre status and was designated as an official depository of the European Union’s documents and publications. The library is recognized for its quality collections in the field of social sciences. It holds nearly 590,000 books in print and 546 journals and serials in print. The library also manages several electronic resources including close to 600,000 electronic books, 142,000 electronic journals, and subscriptions to around 260 databases.

European University Institute Research

EUI is known in Europe for its research projects in the social science field with more than 1,000 researchers across different career levels. Its top fields of research are economics, political science, and business.

European University Institute research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Social Science Research Network, and Research Papers in Economics, and the Journal of European Public Policy.
Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as JURIX: International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, RuleML: Rules and Rule Markup Languages for the Semantic Web, and ICAIL: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law.

The most cited European University Institute research publication is Blanchard and Perotti's (2002) "An empirical characterization of the dynamic effects of changes in government spending and taxes on output." This was published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics and has so far been cited 5,162 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is Guiso et al.'s (2009) "Cultural biases in economic exchange,” which was published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics with 3,645 citations.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Becher and Ichino's (2002) "Estimation of average treatment effects based on propensity scores," which was featured in Stata Journal and has received 3,438 citations.

In addition, research at EUI is grouped into three core groups. These are the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, the Interdisciplinary Research cluster, and the COVID-19 Knowledge Hub. Some of its research centers include the Centre for Judicial Cooperation, the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom, and the Migration Policy Centre.

The other university’s research statistics include its source of research funds including the Seventh Research Framework Programme of the European Union, European Research Council, and the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation.
World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
15 World 2 National Donatella Della Porta

Donatella Della Porta

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 73 Citations 27,144 262
58 World 3 National Hanspeter Kriesi

Hanspeter Kriesi

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 58 Citations 22,240 169
80 World 4 National Philippe C. Schmitter

Philippe C. Schmitter

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 54 Citations 25,107 131
101 World 5 National Peter Mair

Peter Mair

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 51 Citations 22,968 117
215 World 6 National Mark N. Franklin

Mark N. Franklin

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 39 Citations 12,592 107
237 World 7 National Martin Rhodes

Martin Rhodes

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 37 Citations 7,887 71
340 World 8 National Giandomenico Majone

Giandomenico Majone

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 32 Citations 10,842 72
381 World 9 National Adrienne Héritier

Adrienne Héritier

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 31 Citations 8,794 80
382 World 10 National Rainer Bauböck

Rainer Bauböck

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 31 Citations 8,601 119
461 World 12 National Andrew Geddes

Andrew Geddes

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 29 Citations 7,401 99
798 World 17 National Deirdre Curtin

Deirdre Curtin

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 25 Citations 3,633 85
1004 World 19 National Anton Hemerijck

Anton Hemerijck

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 23 Citations 7,351 65
1442 World 26 National Jean Blondel

Jean Blondel

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 21 Citations 2,814 63
1443 World 24 National Renaud Dehousse

Renaud Dehousse

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 21 Citations 3,895 73
1650 World 30 National Mathias M. Siems

Mathias M. Siems

European University Institute, Italy
H-index 20 Citations 2,839 120

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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