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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 39 Citations 7,782 176 World Ranking 1170 National Ranking 25

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Macroeconomics

Gebhard Kirchgässner mainly focuses on Public finance, Public economics, Direct democracy, Tax competition and Debt. Gebhard Kirchgässner usually deals with Public finance and limits it to topics linked to Public choice and Ask price and Public sector. Gebhard Kirchgässner interconnects Causality, Granger causality, Rationality, Positive economics and Popularity in the investigation of issues within Public economics.

His Direct democracy research includes themes of Life satisfaction, Social psychology, Affect, Political economy and Representative democracy. His Tax competition research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Fiscal federalism, Tax rate and Income tax. He has researched Debt in several fields, including Economic policy, Politics and Financial system.

His most cited work include:

  • Introduction to Modern Time Series Analysis (242 citations)
  • Homo oeconomicus : das ökonomische Modell individuellen Verhaltens und seine Anwendung in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften (240 citations)
  • Towards a theory of low-cost decisions (175 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Public economics, Positive economics, Politics, Direct democracy and Democracy. His Public economics research includes elements of Government, Public finance and Public choice. His Positive economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Rationality, Self-interest, Economic model and Normative.

His research in Direct democracy intersects with topics in Fiscal policy and Referendum. The study incorporates disciplines such as Political economy and Law and economics in addition to Democracy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Public economics (15.96%)
  • Positive economics (16.41%)
  • Politics (13.30%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2019)?

  • Positive economics (16.41%)
  • Ideology (3.55%)
  • Politics (13.30%)

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

Gebhard Kirchgässner focuses on Positive economics, Ideology, Politics, Econometrics and Public economics. The concepts of his Positive economics study are interwoven with issues in Law, Altruism, Self-interest, Normative and Relation. His work is connected to Democracy and Political system, as a part of Politics.

His research on Econometrics also deals with topics like

  • Simple which connect with Deterrence and Neoclassical economics,
  • Order that connect with fields like Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Government, Referendum and Risk premium. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Referendum, Law and economics and Direct democracy is strongly linked to Liberal democracy. His Federalism research extends to the thematically linked field of Public economics.

Between 2009 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • The Effect of Direct Democracy on Income Redistribution: Evidence for Switzerland (60 citations)
  • Homo Oeconomicus: The Economic Model of Behaviour and Its Applications in Economics and Other Social Sciences (60 citations)
  • The Role of Monetary Aggregates in the Policy Analysis of the Swiss National Bank (42 citations)

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

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Macroeconomics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Positive economics, Ideology, Econometrics, Economic model and Politics. His work carried out in the field of Positive economics brings together such families of science as Value, Public economics and Normative. Gebhard Kirchgässner has included themes like Scientific discourse, Great Rationality Debate and Principle of rationality in his Public economics study.

His Econometrics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Discount points, Simple and Policy analysis. His Economic model research includes elements of Objectivity, Public choice, Self-interest, Empirical research and Homo economicus. His work in Law and economics tackles topics such as Fiscal sustainability which are related to areas like Direct democracy.

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Best Publications

Introduction to Modern Time Series Analysis

Gebhard Kirchgässner;Jürgen Wolters;Uwe Hassler.
(2007)

733 Citations

Demokratische Wirtschaftspolitik : Theorie und Anwendung

Bruno S. Frey;Gebhard Kirchgässner.
(2002)

416 Citations

Homo oeconomicus : das ökonomische Modell individuellen Verhaltens und seine Anwendung in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften

Gebhard Kirchgässner.
Die Einheit der Gesellschaftswissenschaften (1991)

365 Citations

Homo Oeconomicus: The Economic Model of Behaviour and Its Applications in Economics and Other Social Sciences

Gebhard Kirchgässner.
(2010)

349 Citations

Is It Culture or Democracy? The Impact of Democracy and Culture on Happiness

David Dorn;Justina A.V. Fischer;Gebhard Kirchgässner;Alfonso Sousa-Poza.
Social Indicators Research (2007)

293 Citations

Towards a theory of low-cost decisions

Gebhard Kirchgässner.
European Journal of Political Economy (1992)

288 Citations

Tax harmonization and tax competition in the European Union: Lessons from Switzerland

Gebhard Kirchgässner;Werner W. Pommerehne;Werner W. Pommerehne.
Journal of Public Economics (1996)

285 Citations

The political economy of direct legislation: direct democracy and local decision–making

Lars P. Feld;Gebhard Kirchgässner.
Economic Policy (2001)

269 Citations

Decentralized Taxation and the Size of Government: Evidence from Swiss State and Local Governments

Lars P. Feld;Gebhard Kirchgässner;Christoph A. Schaltegger.
Southern Economic Journal (2010)

267 Citations

Direct democracy, political culture, and the outcome of economic policy: a report on the Swiss experience

Lars P. Feld;Gebhard Kirchgässner.
European Journal of Political Economy (2000)

266 Citations

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