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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 26 Citations 4,946 101 World Ranking 634 National Ranking 8

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Politics

Benny Geys mainly investigates Local government, Public economics, Public finance, Government and Public good. Local government and Flemish are two areas of study in which Benny Geys engages in interdisciplinary work. His Public finance study combines topics in areas such as Internal debt, Fiscal policy, Autonomy, Political culture and Public sector.

Benny Geys combines subjects such as Competition, Corporate governance, Multi-level governance, Federalism and Public policy with his study of Government. His studies in Public good integrate themes in fields like Public service and Productive efficiency. As a part of the same scientific family, Benny Geys mostly works in the field of Social capital, focusing on Voluntary association and, on occasion, Demographic economics.

His most cited work include:

  • Explaining voter turnout: A review of aggregate-level research (501 citations)
  • Government Weakness and Local Public Debt Development in Flemish Municipalities (152 citations)
  • Explaining voter turnout: A meta-analysis of national and subnational elections (151 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Politics, Public economics, Local government, Government and Flemish. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Empirical evidence, Political economy and Public administration. His Public economics research incorporates elements of Incentive, Productive efficiency, Public policy and Public good.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Public finance, Social capital and Inefficiency. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Social capital, Voluntary association and Social psychology is strongly linked to Externality. His Government research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Multi-level governance, Tax revenue, Public sector and Revenue.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (31.67%)
  • Public economics (32.08%)
  • Local government (21.67%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Politics (31.67%)
  • Government (20.42%)
  • Peer review (9.17%)

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

Benny Geys mostly deals with Politics, Government, Peer review, Perception and Social psychology. His study in Politics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Political economy, Finance, Procurement, Power and Public sector. His Power study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Voter turnout, Gerrymandering and Public good.

The concepts of his Government study are interwoven with issues in Negativity bias, Legislature, Voting and Glass ceiling. His Peer review research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Public economics, Ruling class, Public relations, Parliament and Preference. In his works, Benny Geys undertakes multidisciplinary study on Public economics and Developed country.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Political Donations and the Allocation of Public Procurement Contracts (13 citations)
  • Will you still trust me tomorrow? The causal effect of terrorism on social trust (13 citations)
  • Never Change a Winning Policy? Public Sector Performance and Politicians' Preferences for Reforms (11 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Politics

Benny Geys mainly investigates Politics, Peer review, Public administration, Political economy and Public economics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Government, Value and Witness in addition to Politics. Benny Geys has researched Peer review in several fields, including Public sector, Accountability and Public relations.

His work carried out in the field of Public relations brings together such families of science as Social trust, Social attitudes and Public finance. His Public administration research integrates issues from Civil servants and Human capital. His Public economics research incorporates themes from Fiscal federalism, Social Welfare and Redistribution of income and wealth.

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Best Publications

Evaluating efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from a generalised conditional efficiency model for public libraries

Kristof De Witte;Kristof De Witte;Benny Geys.
Journal of Urban Economics (2011)

153 Citations

Handbook on Multi-level Governance

Benny Geys;Kai A. Konrad.
(2011)

114 Citations

Citizen coproduction and efficient public good provision: Theory and evidence from local public libraries

Kristof De Witte;Kristof De Witte;Benny Geys;Benny Geys.
European Journal of Operational Research (2013)

93 Citations

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