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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 50 Citations 16,025 210 World Ranking 1272 National Ranking 636

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Awards & Achievements

1982 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

His main research concerns Rhetoric, Epistemology, Economic history, Social science and Positive economics. His work in Rhetoric covers topics such as Argument which are related to areas like Ideology, Rationalism, Economy, Industrial Revolution and Dignity. Donald N. McCloskey interconnects Storytelling, Narrative, Rhetorical question, Metaphor and Field in the investigation of issues within Epistemology.

The various areas that he examines in his Rhetorical question study include Philosophy of science, Persuasion and Positivism. His research in Economic history intersects with topics in Political history, Bourgeoisie, Political economy and Appeal. His study in Social science is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Virtue, Liberal democracy, Public affair, Erudition and Magnum opus.

His most cited work include:

  • The Rhetoric of Economics (1847 citations)
  • The Standard Error of Regressions (600 citations)
  • The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives (466 citations)

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

Donald N. McCloskey mainly investigates Rhetoric, Positive economics, Social science, Epistemology and Economic history. His Rhetoric research integrates issues from Persuasion, Rhetorical question and Ideology. As part of his studies on Positive economics, Donald N. McCloskey often connects relevant areas like Schools of economic thought.

He works in the field of Epistemology, focusing on Positivism in particular.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Rhetoric (16.21%)
  • Positive economics (11.72%)
  • Social science (11.03%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Social science (11.03%)
  • Positive economics (11.72%)
  • Rhetoric (16.21%)

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

Donald N. McCloskey focuses on Social science, Positive economics, Rhetoric, Bourgeoisie and Liberalism. His Social science research focuses on subjects like Emotivism, which are linked to Professional ethics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Schools of economic thought, Keynesian economics and Persuasion in addition to Positive economics.

His Rhetoric study incorporates themes from Aesthetics, Function, Ideology, Power and Scholarship. He has included themes like Capital, Materialism and Art history in his Bourgeoisie study. He integrates Goldstone and Epistemology in his research.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Loss Function Has Been Mislaid: The Rhetoric of Significance Tests (125 citations)
  • Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World (108 citations)
  • Max U versus Humanomics: a critique of neo-institutionalism (29 citations)

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

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Social science

Donald N. McCloskey mostly deals with Rhetoric, Neoclassical economics, Institutionalism, Positive economics and Liberalism. His Rhetoric research includes themes of Aesthetics, Function and Ideology. His Neoclassical economics research incorporates elements of Property rights, Economic history and Making-of.

His Positive economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Interest rate, Persuasion, Keynesian economics and Measures of national income and output. His study looks at the relationship between Liberalism and fields such as Political economy, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. Donald N. McCloskey focuses mostly in the field of Capital, narrowing it down to topics relating to Bourgeoisie and, in certain cases, Creative destruction.

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Best Publications

The Rhetoric of Economics

Donald Nansen McCloskey.
(1985)

3472 Citations

The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives

Stephen Thomas Ziliak;Deirdre N. McCloskey.
(2008)

1527 Citations

Knowledge and Persuasion in Economics

Deirdre N. McCloskey.
(1994)

1134 Citations

The Standard Error of Regressions

Deirdre N. McCloskey;Stephen T. Ziliak.
Journal of Economic Literature (1996)

1032 Citations

The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce

Deirdre N. McCloskey.
(2006)

580 Citations

Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World

Deirdre N. McCloskey.
(2010)

493 Citations

The Economic History of Britain since 1700

Roderick Floud;Donald N. McCloskey.
(1981)

483 Citations

Size matters: the standard error of regressions in the American Economic Review

Stephen T. Ziliak;Deirdre N. McCloskey.
Journal of Socio-economics (2004)

409 Citations

If You're So Smart: The Narrative of Economic Expertise

Deirdre N. McCloskey.
(1990)

359 Citations

The Standard Error of Regressions

Deirdre N. McCloskey.
Measurement and meaning in economics : the essential Deirdre McCloskey, 2001, ISBN 1-85278-818-6, págs. 332-349 (2001)

324 Citations

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