Professor Gary Charness Recognized as One of Most Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics

Professor Gary Charness was honored by Clarivate Analytics as one of the most Highly Cited Researchers in 2020.

November 26, 2020

Professor Gary Charness was honored by Clarivate Analytics for being one of the most Highly Cited Researchers in 2020.

The honor is given to researchers who produce highly-cited papers, ranking in the top 1% in their given field.

Professor Charness joins 6,167 other academic researchers who were named in Clarivate Analytics' 2020 list. A total of 14 UCSB faculty members were also recognized, although Charness is the only faculty member from UCSB who was named most Highly Cited in the field of Economics. 

"I like testing how people behave and seeing how the result conforms to my epxectations and what theory predicts," Charness said to the Santa Barbara News-Press, who profiled him after receiving the award.

"I think you get cited more if you take some unconventional positions," he said, adding that he was honored to receive the recognition.