London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

- Social Sciences and Humanities Ranking

United Kingdom Established: 1895 Scholars: 33
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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 Social Sciences and Humanities discipline and affiliated with London School of Economics and Political Science. There are a total of 33 researchers included with 11 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in London School of Economics and Political Science is 1,536 with a mean value for the h-index of 46.55. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in London School of Economics and Political Science is 4,789 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 145.12.

Overview

London School of Economics and Political Science

The London School of Economics and Political Science (popularly the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university situated in London, England. It was established in 1895 by the Fabian Society and became a member institution of the federal University of London. LSE is one of the top universities in London and is considered among the best universities worldwide.

London School of Economics and Political Science Key Statistics

The school comprises nine departments and a language center. It offers over 140 M.Sc. programs, 30 B.Sc. programs, 4 B.A. programs, 35 Ph.D. programs, and more. The top courses of LSE include anthropology, criminology, social psychology, sociology, social policy, and international relations.

LSE has 12,050 students, 5,160 of whom are enrolled in undergraduate courses and 6,895 in postgraduate programs. It employs 1,725 academic staff and 2,515 administrative staff.

The major library of LSE provides access to over 4 million print volumes, 60,000 online journals, and 29,000 electronic books. The school houses the Shaw Library and five subject-specific libraries. It also owns Sir John Soane's Museum.

Other London School of Economics and Political Science key statistics include its distinguished alumni members comprising 55 past or present heads of state or government, 18 Nobel laureates, and 11 billionaires.

London School of Economics and Political Science Research

In the U.K. 's 2014 Research Excellence Framework, LSE was ranked third by cumulative grade point average. It had an income of £31.8 million from research grants in 2020.

The university's top three research fields are medicine, economics, and business. Its researchers have published in publications like Social Science Research Network, The Lancet, and Research Papers in Economics. Its researchers had been invited to attend and/or present papers at international conferences such as Neural Information Processing System, Economics and Computation, and the International Conference on Cloud Computing.

The most cited publication from the London School of Economics and Political Science research is Bollen et al.'s book chapter, "Structural equation models," in The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology (Box-Steffensmeier et al. 2008). It has received a total of 35,483 citations to date. The second most cited paper is Arellano and Bond's (1991) “Some tests of specification for panel data: Monte Carlo evidence and an application to employment equations,” published in The Review of Economic Studies. It has received a total of 35,114 citations. The university’s third most cited paper is Lozano et al.'s (2012) “Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010,” published in The Lancet. It has received 14,241 citations so far.

Its research centers include the Centre for the analysis of social exclusion, the Centre for Macroeconomics, the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Health and Social Care, and the Financial Markets Group.
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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.
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10 World 1 National
Sonia Livingstone

Sonia Livingstone

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 110 Citations 54,013 413
205 World 37 National
Anthony Giddens

Anthony Giddens

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 71 Citations 149,970 174
272 World 49 National
Mike Savage

Mike Savage

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 68 Citations 26,238 217
296 World 56 National
Elias Mossialos

Elias Mossialos

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 67 Citations 14,260 296
504 World 84 National
Catherine Campbell

Catherine Campbell

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 62 Citations 14,825 202
609 World 111 National
Craig Calhoun

Craig Calhoun

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 60 Citations 26,321 246
652 World 123 National
Jane Lewis

Jane Lewis

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 59 Citations 28,946 161
792 World 156 National
Naila Kabeer

Naila Kabeer

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 57 Citations 25,504 177
805 World 157 National
David McDaid

David McDaid

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 56 Citations 8,491 241
983 World 191 National
Nick Couldry

Nick Couldry

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 54 Citations 13,626 176
998 World 193 National
Karl R. Popper

Karl R. Popper

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 53 Citations 119,886 133
1261 World 237 National
Julian Le Grand

Julian Le Grand

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 50 Citations 19,819 178
1437 World 275 National
Christian List

Christian List

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 48 Citations 10,601 132
1484 World 283 National
Peter Miller

Peter Miller

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 47 Citations 35,083 84
1490 World 284 National
George Gaskell

George Gaskell

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 47 Citations 12,668 117
1937 World 352 National
Robert Reiner

Robert Reiner

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 42 Citations 12,918 114
1966 World 357 National
Martin W. Bauer

Martin W. Bauer

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 42 Citations 12,532 104
2123 World 379 National
Sylvia Chant

Sylvia Chant

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 41 Citations 10,150 101
2354 World 416 National
Samuel Fankhauser

Samuel Fankhauser

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 39 Citations 9,432 120
2477 World 440 National
Susana Mourato

Susana Mourato

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 38 Citations 12,343 105
2862 World 506 National
Alex Gillespie

Alex Gillespie

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 36 Citations 5,257 110
3028 World 530 National
Andrew Street

Andrew Street

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 35 Citations 5,273 136
3039 World 532 National
Ernest Gellner

Ernest Gellner

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 35 Citations 17,395 119
3098 World 553 National
Simona Iammarino

Simona Iammarino

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 35 Citations 11,583 107
3134 World 536 National
Richard Hyman

Richard Hyman

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 35 Citations 6,701 140
3399 World 613 National
Ian Gough

Ian Gough

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 34 Citations 9,235 105
3652 World 640 National
Tim Forsyth

Tim Forsyth

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 33 Citations 7,926 89
3887 World 683 National
Bronislaw Malinowski

Bronislaw Malinowski

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 32 Citations 26,127 65
4229 World 754 National
Giles Atkinson

Giles Atkinson

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 32 Citations 12,209 75
4587 World 816 National
Stephen Gibbons

Stephen Gibbons

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 7,526 105
4588 World 815 National
Ellen Helsper

Ellen Helsper

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 10,956 65
4610 World 813 National
Anne West

Anne West

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 4,496 141
4742 World 800 National
Catherine Hakim

Catherine Hakim

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 8,859 95
4817 World 799 National
Maurice Bloch

Maurice Bloch

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 31 Citations 8,901 77
5076 World 858 National
Richard Sennett

Richard Sennett

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 30 Citations 17,690 53
5346 World 943 National
Ronald Dore

Ronald Dore

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 30 Citations 12,246 132
5347 World 942 National
Roger Silverstone

Roger Silverstone

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 30 Citations 10,334 72
5355 World 882 National
Stuart Corbridge

Stuart Corbridge

London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
D-index 30 Citations 9,252 79

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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