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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 124 Citations 68,743 348 World Ranking 6 National Ranking 4

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2010 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2001 - 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:

  • Statistics
  • Developmental psychology
  • Poverty

His primary scientific interests are in Developmental psychology, Poverty, Socioeconomic status, Family income and Panel Study of Income Dynamics. The various areas that he examines in his Developmental psychology study include Cognitive development and Cognition. His work investigates the relationship between Poverty and topics such as Welfare that intersect with problems in Labour economics and Social policy.

His Socioeconomic status study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Mental health, Ethnic group, Cultural deprivation and Social class. His work carried out in the field of Family income brings together such families of science as Social psychology, Disadvantaged, Wage, Psychological testing and Child development. Greg J. Duncan interconnects Developed country, Demography and Socioeconomics in the investigation of issues within Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

His most cited work include:

  • School Readiness and Later Achievement (3151 citations)
  • The Effects of Poverty on Children. (2123 citations)
  • Economic Deprivation and Early Childhood Development (1765 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Poverty, Developmental psychology, Demographic economics, Panel Study of Income Dynamics and Economic growth. His Poverty study combines topics in areas such as Family income, Welfare, Public policy and Socioeconomics. His Welfare study incorporates themes from Labour economics and Affect.

His Developmental psychology study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Cognition. His Panel Study of Income Dynamics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Developed country, Economic progress, Demography, Earnings and Socioeconomic status. His Social class research extends to the thematically linked field of Socioeconomic status.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Poverty (23.90%)
  • Developmental psychology (21.51%)
  • Demographic economics (16.93%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Developmental psychology (21.51%)
  • Early childhood education (5.98%)
  • Poverty (23.90%)

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

Greg J. Duncan mostly deals with Developmental psychology, Early childhood education, Poverty, Mathematics education and Early childhood. Greg J. Duncan has included themes like Cognitive development and Cognition in his Developmental psychology study. His Poverty research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Family income, Educational attainment and Child development.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Socioeconomic status, Intelligence quotient and Medical education in addition to Child development. In his study, Regression discontinuity design, Demography, Birth cohort, Earnings and Random assignment is strongly linked to Head start, which falls under the umbrella field of Mathematics education. His Early childhood research includes themes of Mathematical ability, Curriculum and Demographic economics.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory: a meta-analysis (377 citations)
  • What’s Past Is Prologue: Relations Between Early Mathematics Knowledge and High School Achievement (191 citations)
  • Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions (172 citations)

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

  • Statistics
  • Developmental psychology
  • Poverty

His primary areas of investigation include Developmental psychology, Early childhood education, Academic achievement, Early childhood and Poverty. His studies deal with areas such as Social psychology and Cognition as well as Developmental psychology. His Academic achievement research includes elements of Numeracy, Likert scale, Value and Standardized test.

His Early childhood research integrates issues from Mathematical ability, Labour economics and Investment. His research integrates issues of Educational attainment and Allowance in his study of Poverty. His Educational attainment research incorporates elements of School adjustment, Attention Problems, Child development, Family income and Socioeconomic status.

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Top Publications

School Readiness and Later Achievement

Greg J. Duncan;Chantelle J. Dowsett;Amy Claessens;Katherine Magnuson.
Developmental Psychology (2007)

5671 Citations

The Effects of Poverty on Children.

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Greg J. Duncan.
The Future of Children (1997)

4419 Citations

Economic Deprivation and Early Childhood Development

Greg J. Duncan;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Pamela Kato Klebanov.
Child Development (1994)

3358 Citations

Consequences of growing up poor

Greg J. Duncan;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
(1999)

2947 Citations

Do Neighborhoods Influence Child and Adolescent Development

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Greg J. Duncan;Pamela Kato Klebanov;Naomi Sealand.
American Journal of Sociology (1993)

2290 Citations

How much does childhood poverty affect the life chances of children

Greg J. Duncan;W. Jean Yeung;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Judith R. Smith.
American Sociological Review (1998)

1935 Citations

Neighborhood Poverty, Volume 1: Context and Consequences for Children

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn;Greg Duncan;J. Lawrence Aber.
(2000)

1400 Citations

Family Poverty, Welfare Reform, and Child Development

Greg J. Duncan;Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
Child Development (2000)

1287 Citations

Whither Opportunity?: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances

Greg J. Duncan;Richard J. Murnane.
Russell Sage Foundation (2011)

1095 Citations

The incidence and wage effects of overeducation

Greg J. Duncan;Saul D. Hoffman.
Economics of Education Review (1981)

986 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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