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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 115 Citations 100,908 265 World Ranking 19 National Ranking 15

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2010 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2005 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

1997 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of investigation include Labour economics, Politics, Demographic economics, Economic geography and Human capital. His Labour economics study also includes

  • Social capital that intertwine with fields like General Social Survey and Investment,
  • Incentive which intersects with area such as Voting. The various areas that Edward L. Glaeser examines in his Politics study include Development economics, Instrumental variable, Income distribution and Political economy.

Edward L. Glaeser usually deals with Demographic economics and limits it to topics linked to Population growth and Government debt, Racial composition and Unemployment. His Economic geography study incorporates themes from Economies of agglomeration, Manufacturing and Specialization. His Human capital research includes elements of Labor demand, Wage, Public economics, Urban economics and Poverty.

His most cited work include:

  • Growth in Cities (3437 citations)
  • Do Institutions Cause Growth (2290 citations)
  • Geographic Concentration in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: A Dartboard Approach (1432 citations)

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

Edward L. Glaeser mostly deals with Labour economics, Development economics, Human capital, Politics and Government. He combines subjects such as Economies of agglomeration, Productivity, Instrumental variable and Entrepreneurship with his study of Labour economics. Edward L. Glaeser has researched Development economics in several fields, including Developing country, Urbanization and Poverty.

The concepts of his Human capital study are interwoven with issues in Demographic economics and Externality. His Politics study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Political economy. His Government research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Public economics, Finance and Corruption.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Labour economics (34.14%)
  • Development economics (22.54%)
  • Human capital (21.77%)

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

  • Developing country (16.57%)
  • Labour economics (34.14%)
  • Externality (10.61%)

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

Edward L. Glaeser mainly focuses on Developing country, Labour economics, Externality, Instrumental variable and Human capital. His work deals with themes such as Urbanization, Download and Entrepreneurship, which intersect with Developing country. His study looks at the intersection of Urbanization and topics like Development economics with Congestion pricing.

As part of the same scientific family, Edward L. Glaeser usually focuses on Labour economics, concentrating on Subsidy and intersecting with Investment. His Externality research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Incentive, Market price and Distribution. In his study, Estimation and Hourly wage is strongly linked to China, which falls under the umbrella field of Human capital.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A Real Estate Boom with Chinese Characteristics (116 citations)
  • What is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States (106 citations)
  • The impact of COVID-19 on small business outcomes and expectations. (102 citations)

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

  • World War II
  • Law
  • China

His main research concerns Developing country, Labour economics, Economic geography, Economic growth and Small business. His research on Developing country also deals with topics like

  • Urbanization which connect with Externality, Urban economics, Human capital and Earnings,
  • Poverty, Survey methodology, The Internet and Regional science most often made with reference to Quality. His research on Human capital frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Instrumental variable.

His Labour economics research includes themes of Factory, Subsidy and Skepticism. His Economic geography study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Economic indicator and Census. His study focuses on the intersection of Development economics and fields such as Public action with connections in the field of Government.

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Best Publications

Growth in Cities

Edward Ludwig Glaeser;Hedi D. Kallal;Jose A. Scheinkman;Andrei Shleifer.
Journal of Political Economy (1992)

7368 Citations

Triumph of the city

Edward L. Glaeser.

4205 Citations

Do Institutions Cause Growth

Edward Ludwig Glaeser;Rafael La Porta;Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes;Andrei Shleifer.
Journal of Economic Growth (2004)

3925 Citations

An Economic Approach to Social Capital

Edward L. Glaeser;David Laibson;Bruce Sacerdote.
The Economic Journal (2002)

2626 Citations

Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe: A World of Difference

Alberto Alesina;Edward L. Glaeser.

2608 Citations

Crime and Social Interactions

Edward L Glaeser;Bruce Sacerdote;Jose A Scheinkman.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1996)

2517 Citations

Geographic Concentration in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: A Dartboard Approach

Glenn Ellison;Edward Ludwig Glaeser.
Journal of Political Economy (1997)

2279 Citations

Cities and Skills

Edward L. Glaeser;David C. Maré.
Journal of Labor Economics (2001)

2122 Citations

Why Have Americans Become More Obese

David M. Cutler;Edward L. Glaeser;Jesse M. Shapiro.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2003)

1799 Citations

The New Comparative Economics

Simeon Djankov;Edward Ludwig Glaeser;Rafael La Porta;Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes.
Journal of Comparative Economics (2003)

1698 Citations

Editorial Boards

Regional Science and Urban Economics
(Impact Factor: 1.667)

Journal of Housing Economics
(Impact Factor: 1.594)

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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