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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 109 Citations 248,038 343 World Ranking 25 National Ranking 20

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2017 - Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science For his multifaceted achievement that “combines insights into human vulnerability with knowledge about the potential of democratic political power to redress and relieve this deprivation.

2009 - Member of the Royal Irish Academy

2003 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2000 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

2000 - Leontief Prize, Global Development and Environment Institute

1998 - Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics for his contributions to welfare economics

1998 - Nobel Prize for his contributions to welfare economics

1995 - Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association

1982 - Foreign Honorary Member, the American Economic Association

1981 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1968 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • China

Amartya Sen focuses on Poverty, Positive economics, Development economics, Law and Law and economics. His work in Poverty tackles topics such as Social science which are related to areas like Economic Justice. The Positive economics study combines topics in areas such as Public economics, Rationality, Social choice theory and Welfarism, Welfare.

He has researched Development economics in several fields, including Economic growth, Entitlement, Democracy and Relative deprivation. In his study, Politics is inextricably linked to Liberalization, which falls within the broad field of Economic growth. His Scrutiny research extends to Law and economics, which is thematically connected.

His most cited work include:

  • Development as Freedom (15992 citations)
  • Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation. (4048 citations)
  • Commodities and Capabilities (3727 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Development economics, Positive economics, Economic growth, Poverty and Politics. His Positive economics study often links to related topics such as Social choice theory. Amartya Sen is interested in Democracy, which is a field of Politics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Development economics (10.60%)
  • Positive economics (9.82%)
  • Economic growth (8.77%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2003-2021)?

  • Law (6.54%)
  • Politics (8.64%)
  • Development economics (10.60%)

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

Amartya Sen mainly investigates Law, Politics, Development economics, Democracy and Economic growth. His study ties his expertise on Public administration together with the subject of Law. His Politics research includes elements of Social science and Literature.

His study in Development economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Poverty, Social Welfare and Human development. His work focuses on many connections between Democracy and other disciplines, such as Political economy, that overlap with his field of interest in Capitalism. As part of his studies on Human rights, Amartya Sen often connects relevant areas like Law and economics.

Between 2003 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Idea of Justice (3609 citations)
  • Report by the commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress (2889 citations)
  • Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (1119 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • China

Amartya Sen spends much of his time researching Law, Epistemology, Human rights, Poverty and Economic Justice. Amartya Sen integrates Law with Conversation in his research. His research in Epistemology intersects with topics in Political philosophy and Relevance.

Amartya Sen connects Poverty with Class in his study. His biological study deals with issues like Impartiality, which deal with fields such as Objectivity, Rationality, Law and economics, Public reason and Institutionalism. His Public reason research includes themes of Capability approach, Mistake, Public relations and Data science.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Development as Freedom

Amartya Kumar Sen.
Research Papers in Economics (2001)

46670 Citations

Poverty and famines : an essay on entitlement and deprivation

Amartya Kumar Sen.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics (1983)

14955 Citations

The Idea of Justice

Amartya Kumar Sen.
(2009)

11951 Citations

Commodities and Capabilities

Amartya Kumar Sen.
Research Papers in Economics (1999)

11567 Citations

El desarrollo como libertad

Amartya Kumar Sen.
Gaceta Ecológica (2000)

8078 Citations

On Economic Inequality

Amartya Kumar Sen;James E. Foster.
(1973)

6816 Citations

Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation.

Amartya Sen.
Population and Development Review (1982)

6785 Citations

Collective Choice and Social Welfare

Amartya Kumar Sen.
(1970)

6221 Citations

Report by the commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress

Jean-Paul Fitoussi;Amartya Sen;Joseph E. Stiglitz.
(2011)

6005 Citations

Rational Fools: A Critique of the Behavioral Foundations of Economic Theory

Amartya K. Sen.
Philosophy & Public Affairs (1977)

5725 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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