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

D-Index & Metrics

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 114 Citations 83,144 431 World Ranking 1 National Ranking 1

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

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

2018 - Holberg Prize, Government of Norway for having "reshaped our understanding of the relationship between the modern regulatory state and constitutional law."

2017 - Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

1992 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Politics

His primary scientific interests are in Law, Law and economics, Politics, Government and Actuarial science. His research integrates issues of Behavioral economics, Libertarian paternalism, Bounded rationality, Freedom of choice and Punitive damages in his study of Law and economics. His Behavioral economics study deals with Choice architecture intersecting with Incentive.

His work on Nudge theory expands to the thematically related Freedom of choice. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Fundamental rights and Religious organization. His Government research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Public economics, Coercion and Public administration.

His most cited work include:

  • Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness (6865 citations)
  • The science of fake news (947 citations)
  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Law, Law and economics, Public economics, Politics and Government. His work is connected to Supreme court, Constitution, Democracy, Administrative law and Constitutional law, as a part of Law. His research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Deference and Administrative law.

Cass R. Sunstein has researched Law and economics in several fields, including Context, Agency and Nudge theory, Paternalism, Libertarian paternalism. His Nudge theory study frequently links to other fields, such as Freedom of choice. The Public economics study combines topics in areas such as Cost–benefit analysis, Behavioral economics, Welfare and Willingness to pay.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Law (31.54%)
  • Law and economics (19.80%)
  • Public economics (9.40%)

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

  • Law and economics (19.80%)
  • Welfare (5.70%)
  • Nudge theory (6.94%)

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

His main research concerns Law and economics, Welfare, Nudge theory, Public economics and Positive economics. His research on Law and economics also deals with topics like

  • Politics most often made with reference to Supreme court,
  • Statute together with Judicial Role. His Welfare research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Cost–benefit analysis, Face, Internet privacy and Willingness to pay.

His work deals with themes such as Public relations and Public policy, which intersect with Nudge theory. His Positive economics research focuses on subjects like Behavioral economics, which are linked to Price system. His studies deal with areas such as Context and Agency as well as Statutory law.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The science of fake news (947 citations)
  • Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response. (915 citations)
  • Ten considerations for effectively managing the COVID-19 transition. (62 citations)

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

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Politics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Nudge theory, Behavioral economics, Public policy, Welfare and Public economics. His Nudge theory research incorporates themes from Freedom of choice, Choice architecture and Law and economics. His work often combines Law and economics and Natural studies.

His work focuses on many connections between Behavioral economics and other disciplines, such as Positive economics, that overlap with his field of interest in Cost–benefit analysis, Experimental economics, Ecological rationality, Libertarian paternalism and Bounded rationality. Cass R. Sunstein interconnects Rationality, Public administration, Government, Paternalism and Field in the investigation of issues within Public policy. His Welfare study also includes

  • Willingness to pay that connect with fields like Value, Endowment effect, Information privacy and Commercial law,
  • Internet privacy which is related to area like Harm, Purchasing, Actuarial science and Right to know.

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

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Richard H. Thaler;Cass R. Sunstein.
(2008)

17129 Citations

The science of fake news

David M. J. Lazer;Matthew A. Baum;Yochai Benkler;Adam J. Berinsky.
Science (2018)

1103 Citations

Are Judges Political?: An Empirical Analysis of the Federal Judiciary

Cass R. Sunstein;David Schkade;Lisa Michelle Ellman;Andres Sawicki.
(2006)

567 Citations

Assessing Punitive Damages (with Notes on Cognition and Valuation in Law)

Cass R. Sunstein;Daniel Kahneman;David A. Schkade.
Yale Law Journal (1998)

524 Citations

Ideological Voting on Federal Courts of Appeals: A Preliminary Investigation

Cass R. Sunstein;David Schkade;Lisa Michelle Ellman.
Virginia Law Review (2004)

512 Citations

The Promise of Prediction Markets

Kenneth J. Arrow;Robert Forsythe;Michael Gorham;Robert Hahn.
Science (2008)

420 Citations

Moral heuristics. Commentaries. Author's reply

Cass R. Sunstein;Matthew D. Adler;Christopher J. Anderson;Elizabeth Anderson.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2005)

411 Citations

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