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The Theory and Practice of Citations Analysis, with Special Reference to Law and Economics


Richard A. Posner


University of Chicago Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

September 1999

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 83

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This review essay surveys the use of citations analysis in the economic analysis of law. The advantages and drawbacks of citations as data are discussed, the principal applications of citations analysis as a management tool and as a tool for testing hypotheses are canvassed, and the use of human capital and other economic models to provide a framework for the interpretation of citations and citation patterns is explained.

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Date posted: September 15, 1999  

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Posner, Richard A., The Theory and Practice of Citations Analysis, with Special Reference to Law and Economics (September 1999). University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 83. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=179655 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.179655

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