D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Law and Political Science
Canada
2022

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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
Law and Political Science D-index 66 Citations 17,824 229 World Ranking 33 National Ranking 2

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

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

2019 - Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Prize, Canada Council

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Democracy

André Blais spends much of his time researching Political economy, Turnout, Voting, Public administration and Politics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Proportional representation, Comparative Study of Electoral Systems, Victory and Neoclassical economics in addition to Political economy. His research in Turnout intersects with topics in Voter turnout, Social psychology, Duty and Demographic economics.

His Voting research includes themes of Moral duty, Educational attainment and Cohort. His research in Politics focuses on subjects like Outcome, which are connected to Feature. His study looks at the intersection of Compulsory voting and topics like Positive economics with Popularity and Opposition.

His most cited work include:

  • To Vote or Not to Vote: The Merits and Limits of Rational Choice Theory (708 citations)
  • Turnout in electoral democracies (469 citations)
  • WHAT AFFECTS VOTER TURNOUT (395 citations)

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

André Blais mainly investigates Voting, Politics, Political economy, Public administration and Democracy. His Politics research includes elements of Government and Perception. His Political economy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Test and Law.

His Public administration research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Proportional representation, Primary election and Split-ticket voting. His study in Democracy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Affect and Survey data collection. André Blais focuses mostly in the field of Turnout, narrowing it down to matters related to Voter turnout and, in some cases, Demographic economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Voting (27.05%)
  • Politics (21.58%)
  • Political economy (21.04%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Voting (27.05%)
  • Political economy (21.04%)
  • Politics (21.58%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Voting, Political economy, Politics, Democracy and Turnout. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Public economics, Advertising, Law and economics, Preference and Proportionality. André Blais has researched Political economy in several fields, including Test, Parliament, Comparative politics and Nationalism.

André Blais combines subjects such as Popularity and Decentralization with his study of Politics. His work deals with themes such as Survey data collection, Public administration, Government, National identity and Public opinion, which intersect with Democracy. His Turnout research incorporates themes from Voter turnout, Spoilt vote, Contingent vote and Duty.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The effect of COVID-19 lockdowns on political support: Some good news for democracy? (48 citations)
  • Civic Duty and Voter Turnout (39 citations)
  • What makes people believe that their party won the election (13 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Democracy

His scientific interests lie mostly in Political economy, Voting, Democracy, Voter turnout and Politics. In his study, Test, Parliament and Affect is strongly linked to Government, which falls under the umbrella field of Political economy. The Voting study combines topics in areas such as Context, Public economics and Demographic economics.

His Democracy research incorporates elements of Comparative politics, Advertising, Public opinion and Corruption. His studies deal with areas such as Empirical evidence, Conventional wisdom, Positive economics, Turnout and Indirect costs as well as Voter turnout. His Turnout research integrates issues from Social pressure, Social psychology, Outcome and Direct cost.

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Best Publications

To Vote or Not to Vote: The Merits and Limits of Rational Choice Theory

André Blais.
(2000)

1976 Citations

Turnout in electoral democracies

André Blais;Agnieszka Dobrzynska.
European Journal of Political Research (1998)

903 Citations

Letting the People Decide: Dynamics of a Canadian Election

J. Paul Johnston;Richard Johnston;Andre Blais;Henry E. Brady.
(1992)

764 Citations

WHAT AFFECTS VOTER TURNOUT

André Blais.
Annual Review of Political Science (2006)

611 Citations

Do Parties Make a Difference? Parties and the Size of Government in Liberal Democracies*

Andre Blais;Donald Blake;Stephane Dion.
American Journal of Political Science (1993)

585 Citations

Anatomy of a Liberal Victory: Making Sense of the Vote in the 2000 Canadian Election

André Blais.
(2002)

460 Citations

Does proportional representation foster voter turnout

André Blais;R. K. Carty.
European Journal of Political Research (1990)

448 Citations

Where does turnout decline come from

André Blais;Elisabeth Gidengil;Neil Nevitte.
European Journal of Political Research (2004)

425 Citations

Mixed electoral systems: a conceptual and empirical survey

Louis Massicotte;André Blais.
Electoral Studies (1999)

406 Citations

The electoral budget cycle

André Blais;Richard Nadeau.
Public Choice (1992)

346 Citations

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