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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 38 Citations 46,862 81 World Ranking 1231 National Ranking 756

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics

David N. Weil focuses on Per capita income, Demographic economics, Population growth, Econometrics and Per capita. David N. Weil combines subjects such as Fertility, Capital accumulation and Macroeconomics with his study of Per capita income. His Demographic economics research includes themes of Economic growth, Human capital, Capital and Demographic transition, Unified growth theory.

His work on Malthusian trap as part of general Population growth study is frequently linked to Growth model, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. His research on Econometrics frequently links to adjacent areas such as Convergence. His Endogenous growth theory study incorporates themes from Convergence clubs, Penn World Table and Capital deepening.

His most cited work include:

  • A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth (10210 citations)
  • Population, Technology, and Growth: From Malthusian Stagnation to the Demographic Transition and Beyond (1411 citations)
  • The Gender Gap, Fertility and Growth (931 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Demographic economics, Per capita income, Monetary economics, Per capita and Consumption. His study in Demographic economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Economic growth, Human capital, Population ageing, Life expectancy and Income distribution. David N. Weil has included themes like Social security and Labour economics in his Life expectancy study.

David N. Weil interconnects Productivity, Population growth, Convergence and Distribution in the investigation of issues within Per capita income. The concepts of his Population growth study are interwoven with issues in Technological change, Standard of living and Demographic transition. His study on Per capita also encompasses disciplines like

  • Capital accumulation, which have a strong connection to Econometrics,
  • Vital rates most often made with reference to Baseline.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Demographic economics (37.02%)
  • Per capita income (22.90%)
  • Monetary economics (16.79%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2020)?

  • Human capital (11.45%)
  • Economic growth (10.31%)
  • Series (4.20%)

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

David N. Weil mostly deals with Human capital, Economic growth, Series, Development economics and Demographic economics. The Human capital study combines topics in areas such as Capital, Economic history, Monetary economics, Investment and Poverty. His Economic growth study combines topics in areas such as Population ageing and Older population.

His Development economics course of study focuses on Standard of living and Spite, Aggregate productivity and Multinational corporation. He has researched Demographic economics in several fields, including Per capita income, Life expectancy, Age structure and Convergence. The Convergence study which covers Consumption that intersects with Productivity.

Between 2013 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • The Global Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity: Nature, History and the Role of Trade (83 citations)
  • Health and Economic Growth (37 citations)
  • The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa (17 citations)

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

  • Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics

His primary scientific interests are in Demographic economics, Development economics, Human capital, Economic growth and Life expectancy. His studies deal with areas such as Health equity, Convergence and Per capita income as well as Demographic economics. His work carried out in the field of Development economics brings together such families of science as Socioeconomic status and Survey data collection.

His Human capital research integrates issues from Age structure, Productive capital, Investment, Poverty and Market value. The Economic growth study combines topics in areas such as Population ageing and Older population. His Life expectancy research includes themes of Income distribution, Social security and Birth cohort.

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Best Publications

A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth

N. Gregory Mankiw;David Romer;David N. Weil.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1992)

21465 Citations

Population, Technology, and Growth: From Malthusian Stagnation to the Demographic Transition and Beyond

Oded Galor;David N. Weil.
The American Economic Review (2000)

2738 Citations

Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space

J. Vernon Henderson;Adam Storeygard;David N. Weil.
The American Economic Review (2012)

1899 Citations

The Gender Gap, Fertility and Growth

Oded Galor;David N. Weil.
Research Papers in Economics (1993)

1746 Citations

The baby boom, the baby bust, and the housing market

N.Gregory Mankiw;David N. Weil.
Regional Science and Urban Economics (1989)

1503 Citations

Full Disclosure

David Weil;Mary Graham;Archon Fung.
(2007)

1190 Citations

Accounting for the Effect Of Health on Economic Growth

David N Weil.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)

1124 Citations

Appropriate Technology and Growth

Susanto Basu;David N Weil.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1998)

961 Citations

Saving and Growth with Habit Formation

Christopher D. Carroll;Jody Overland;David N. Weil.
The American Economic Review (2000)

930 Citations

Saving and Growth: A Reinterpretation

Christopher D. Carroll;David N. Weil.
Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy (1994)

907 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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