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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 36 Citations 8,693 153 World Ranking 1389 National Ranking 843

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Finance
  • Macroeconomics

His primary areas of study are Distribution, Economic inequality, Corruption, Econometrics and Institutional quality. Alberto Chong works in the field of Distribution, focusing on Income distribution in particular. Alberto Chong has researched Economic inequality in several fields, including Government, Panel data and Democracy.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Quality, Political economy, Labour economics and Public opinion, Politics. Alberto Chong combines subjects such as Developing country and Test with his study of Econometrics. His research investigates the link between Institutional quality and topics such as Bureaucracy that cross with problems in Property rights.

His most cited work include:

  • Soap Operas and Fertility: Evidence from Brazil (305 citations)
  • Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronization: Are Developing Countries any Different? (284 citations)
  • Causality and Feedback Between Institutional Measures and Economic Growth (260 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Latin Americans, Demographic economics, Labour economics, Panel data and Economic inequality. His research on Latin Americans also deals with topics like

  • Politics and related Political economy and Corruption,
  • Capital and related Corporate governance. His Demographic economics research focuses on Instrumental variable and how it relates to Macroeconomics.

The various areas that he examines in his Panel data study include Human capital, Measures of national income and output, Welfare, Developing country and Poverty. His Economic inequality research incorporates themes from Institutional quality, Econometrics and Income distribution, Distribution. His research investigates the connection between Institutional quality and topics such as Public economics that intersect with problems in Government.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Latin Americans (18.39%)
  • Demographic economics (18.10%)
  • Labour economics (11.78%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Demographic economics (18.10%)
  • Rural area (6.03%)
  • Sample (7.47%)

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

Alberto Chong mostly deals with Demographic economics, Rural area, Sample, Institutional quality and Control methods. His Demographic economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Spillover effect, Cash, Voting, Urbanization and Advertising. His research in Institutional quality intersects with topics in Public economics, Public finance, Redistribution, Government and Economic inequality.

His Public economics research focuses on subjects like Transparency, which are linked to Endogeneity. The concepts of his Economic inequality study are interwoven with issues in Power, Legislature, Per capita and Macroeconomics. As part of one scientific family, he deals mainly with the area of Economic growth, narrowing it down to issues related to the Social Welfare, and often Latin Americans.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Iron Deficiency and Schooling Attainment in Peru (17 citations)
  • Do good institutions improve fiscal transparency (9 citations)
  • Do good institutions improve fiscal transparency (9 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Finance
  • Social science

Alberto Chong spends much of his time researching Demographic economics, Institutional quality, Public finance, Advertising and Government. His Demographic economics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Rural area, Rural population, Conditional cash transfer and Difference in differences. His research brings together the fields of Public economics and Institutional quality.

His Public economics research integrates issues from International political economy, Endogeneity, Financial system, Transparency and Public sector. His research ties Sample and Advertising together. His work deals with themes such as Persistence, Path dependence, Economic inequality and Public good, which intersect with Government.

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Best Publications

Soap Operas and Fertility: Evidence from Brazil

Eliana La Ferrara;Alberto Chong;Suzanne Duryea.
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2012)

794 Citations

Trade Intensity and Business Cycle Synchronization: Are Developing Countries any Different?

César Calderón;Alberto E. Chong;Ernesto H. Stein.
Journal of International Economics (2007)

598 Citations

Causality and Feedback Between Institutional Measures and Economic Growth

A. Chong;C. Calderón.
Economics and Politics (2000)

585 Citations

Determinants of current account deficits in developing countries

Cesar Calderon;Alberto Chong;Norman Loayza.
Research Papers in Economics (1999)

580 Citations

Inequality and Institutions

Alberto Chong;Mark Gradstein.
The Review of Economics and Statistics (2007)

465 Citations

Institutional Quality and Income Distribution

Alberto Chong;César Calderón.
Economic Development and Cultural Change (2000)

298 Citations

Does Corruption Information Inspire the Fight or Quash the Hope? A Field Experiment in Mexico on Voter Turnout, Choice, and Party Identification

Alberto Chong;Ana L. De La O;Dean Karlan;Leonard Wantchekon.
The Journal of Politics (2015)

290 Citations

What determines foreign aid? The donors' perspective

Alberto Chong;Mark Gradstein.
Journal of Development Economics (2008)

265 Citations

Structural reform, institutions and earnings: Evidence from the formal and informal sectors in urban Peru

Jaime Saavedra;Alberto Chong.
Journal of Development Studies (1999)

238 Citations

Volume and Quality of Infrastructure and the Distribution of Income: An Empirical Investigation

César Calderón;Alberto Chong.
Review of Income and Wealth (2004)

234 Citations

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