D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Law and Political Science
USA
2022
Economics and Finance
USA
2022

D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name 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. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 131 Citations 140,488 295 World Ranking 10 National Ranking 9
Law and Political Science D-index 105 Citations 109,657 207 World Ranking 3 National Ranking 3

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Law and Political Science in United States Leader Award

2022 - Research.com Economics and Finance in United States Leader Award

1989 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of investigation include Politics, Monetary economics, Demographic economics, Ethnic group and Government. Alberto Alesina specializes in Politics, namely Democracy. His work on Fiscal policy as part of general Monetary economics research is frequently linked to Oecd countries, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

Alberto Alesina interconnects Working age, Causality, Immigration and State in the investigation of issues within Demographic economics. His research integrates issues of Endogeneity, Social psychology, Affect and Race in his study of Ethnic group. His Government research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Rent-seeking, Political instability, Gross domestic product and Fiscal adjustment.

His most cited work include:

  • Distributive Politics and Economic Growth (2993 citations)
  • Public goods and ethnic divisions (1980 citations)
  • Who Gives Foreign Aid to Whom and Why (1813 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Politics, Monetary economics, Demographic economics, Government and Political economy. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Business cycle, Macroeconomics and International economics. His work on Fiscal policy, Fiscal adjustment and Monetary policy as part of general Monetary economics research is frequently linked to Oecd countries, bridging the gap between disciplines.

His studies deal with areas such as Fertility, Ethnic group, Redistribution, Immigration and Social mobility as well as Demographic economics. The Redistribution study combines topics in areas such as Welfare state, Labour economics and Perception. The concepts of his Government study are interwoven with issues in Incentive and Public good.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (41.89%)
  • Monetary economics (28.69%)
  • Demographic economics (28.57%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Demographic economics (28.57%)
  • Redistribution (23.24%)
  • Politics (41.89%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Alberto Alesina focuses on Demographic economics, Redistribution, Politics, Immigration and Monetary economics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Endogeneity, Socioeconomic status, Social mobility and Value in addition to Demographic economics. The Voting research he does as part of his general Politics study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Backlash, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science.

His study focuses on the intersection of Immigration and fields such as Welfare state with connections in the field of Political spectrum. In the subject of general Monetary economics, his work in Fiscal adjustment and Fiscal policy is often linked to Oecd countries, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Government study combines topics in areas such as Incentive and Public economics.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Culture and Institutions (449 citations)
  • Birthplace diversity and economic prosperity (297 citations)
  • Birthplace diversity and economic prosperity (297 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • Politics

Alberto Alesina spends much of his time researching Demographic economics, Monetary economics, Big Five personality traits and culture, Immigration and Labour economics. He interconnects Regression discontinuity design, Bargaining power, Cross-cultural, Socioeconomic status and Ethnic group in the investigation of issues within Demographic economics. His research in Monetary economics intersects with topics in Austerity, Moderation and Debt.

His Immigration study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Welfare state, Political spectrum, Welfare and Redistribution. Many of his studies on Brexit apply to Politics as well. His Politics research includes elements of Corporate governance and Regression.

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Best Publications

Distributive Politics and Economic Growth

Alberto F. Alesina;Dani Rodrik.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1994)

6898 Citations

Income Distribution, Political Instability, and Investment

Alberto Alesina;Alberto Alesina;Roberto Perotti.
European Economic Review (1996)

4042 Citations

Public goods and ethnic divisions

Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;William Easterly;Reza Baqir.
(1999)

4008 Citations

Who Gives Foreign Aid to Whom and Why

Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;David Dollar.
Journal of Economic Growth (1998)

2963 Citations

Central Bank Independence and Macroeconomic Performance: Some Comparative Evidence

Alberto Alesina;Lawrence H. Summers.
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (1993)

2637 Citations

Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Alberto Alesina;Edward L. Glaeser.
(2004)

2608 Citations

Why are Stabilizations Delayed

Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;Allan Drazen;Allan Drazen;Allan Drazen.
The American Economic Review (1989)

2584 Citations

Participation in Heterogeneous Communities

Alberto F. Alesina;Eliana La Ferrara.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)

2517 Citations

Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance

Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;Alberto F. Alesina;Eliana La Ferrara.
Journal of Economic Literature (2005)

2506 Citations

Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

Alberto F. Alesina;Rafael Di Tella;Robert MacCulloch.
Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2489 Citations

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