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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 33 Citations 19,382 106 World Ranking 304 National Ranking 198

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2012 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2012 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2010 - Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

2009 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2001 - Heinz I. Eulau Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • China
  • Human rights

Beth A. Simmons focuses on International law, International relations, Human rights, Law and economics and Competition. Many of her research projects under International law are closely connected to Commit with Commit, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. Her International relations study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Capital flight, Current account, Great Depression and Currency.

Her Human rights research includes elements of Reciprocity, Internationalization, Economic history and Free trade. Her Law and economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both A share, Foreign direct investment, Bilateral investment treaty, Corporate governance and International arbitration. In Competition, she works on issues like Coercion, which are connected to Classical liberalism, Liberalism, Political economy and Public policy.

Her most cited work include:

  • The Globalization of Liberalization: Policy Diffusion in the International Political Economy (1033 citations)
  • Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics (745 citations)
  • The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition, or Learning? (677 citations)

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

Beth A. Simmons mainly focuses on Law, Human rights, International law, International relations and Politics. Her research on Human rights also deals with topics like

  • Treaty which connect with Convention,
  • Public administration, which have a strong connection to Empirical research,
  • Democracy and related Liberalization. The International law study combines topics in areas such as Compliance, Comparative law, International trade and Law and economics.

In her study, Corporate governance is strongly linked to Public relations, which falls under the umbrella field of International relations. Her studies deal with areas such as Political economy, Public economics, Positive economics, State and Performance indicator as well as Politics. In her work, Coercion and Competition is strongly intertwined with Classical liberalism, which is a subfield of Positive economics.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Law (26.25%)
  • Human rights (25.63%)
  • International law (22.50%)

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

  • Politics (18.75%)
  • Political economy (16.25%)
  • Public opinion (5.62%)

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

Politics, Political economy, Public opinion, International law and Law are her primary areas of study. As part of one scientific family, Beth A. Simmons deals mainly with the area of Politics, narrowing it down to issues related to the Performance indicator, and often Global governance, Power, Mandate and Public economics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Reputation, Sovereignty, State, Corporate governance and Globalization in addition to Political economy.

Her work carried out in the field of International law brings together such families of science as Elite, Human rights and International relations. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Treaty, Empirical research, Immigration and Public administration. In the field of Law, her study on Criminal law, Criminal court and Peaceful resolution overlaps with subjects such as Sharia and Context.

Between 2017 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Introduction: The Power of Global Performance Indicators (25 citations)
  • The Global Diffusion of Law: Transnational Crime and the Case of Human Trafficking. (20 citations)
  • The Power of Ranking: The Ease of Doing Business Indicator and Global Regulatory Behavior (19 citations)

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

  • Law
  • China
  • Human rights

Beth A. Simmons mostly deals with Law, Corporate governance, International relations, International law and Politics. Beth A. Simmons is interested in Human rights, which is a branch of Law. Her biological study deals with issues like Corruption, which deal with fields such as Criminal law.

Her studies deal with areas such as Globalization, Accounting, Soft power and Political economy as well as Corporate governance. She interconnects Performance indicator, Public opinion and Reputation in the investigation of issues within Globalization. Her International relations research includes themes of Treaty, Convention, Torture and International community.

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Best Publications

Theories of international regimes

Stephan Haggard;Beth A. Simmons.
International Organization (1987)

1508 Citations

The Constraining Power of International Treaties: Theory and Methods

Beth A. Simmons;Daniel J. Hopkins.
American Political Science Review (2005)

378 Citations

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