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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 41 Citations 12,337 88 World Ranking 2113 National Ranking 12

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Politics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Spanish Civil War, Political economy, Development economics, Civil Conflict and Natural resource. His Spanish Civil War research incorporates themes from Climate change, Grievance and Opposition, Politics. His Political economy study incorporates themes from Insurgency, Redress, Secession and Democracy.

The concepts of his Development economics study are interwoven with issues in Urban climate, Urbanization, Poverty and World population. The Civil Conflict study combines topics in areas such as Agriculture, Information system and Armed conflict. His Natural resource study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Duration, Power and Operations research.

His most cited work include:

  • Local determinants of African civil wars, 1970–2001 (365 citations)
  • The Geography of Civil War (352 citations)
  • Contagion or Confusion? Why Conflicts Cluster in Space (273 citations)

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

Halvard Buhaug spends much of his time researching Development economics, Spanish Civil War, Climate change, Political economy and Politics. His Development economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Economic growth, Agriculture, Agricultural productivity, Value and Vulnerability. His Spanish Civil War study combines topics in areas such as Natural resource and Regional science.

His work deals with themes such as Armed conflict, Peer review, Positive economics and Civil Conflict, which intersect with Climate change. His Political economy research incorporates elements of Ethnic conflict, Ethnic group, Conflict resolution and Democratization. His study on Political violence is often connected to Joint analysis as part of broader study in Politics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Development economics (40.37%)
  • Spanish Civil War (27.52%)
  • Climate change (37.61%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Climate change (37.61%)
  • Armed conflict (24.77%)
  • Demographic economics (10.09%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Climate change, Armed conflict, Demographic economics, Spanish Civil War and Shock. His studies in Climate change integrate themes in fields like Development economics, Thriving and Vulnerability. His work carried out in the field of Armed conflict brings together such families of science as Regional science, Risk factor and State.

His study in Demographic economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Political violence, Politics, Forced migration, Refugee and Affect. The study incorporates disciplines such as Political economy, Democratization and Empowerment in addition to Spanish Civil War. Much of his study explores Political economy relationship to Civil Conflict.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Green economy, degradation narratives, and land-use conflicts in Tanzania (14 citations)
  • Directions for Research on Climate and Conflict (5 citations)
  • Directions for Research on Climate and Conflict (5 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Politics

His main research concerns Climate change, Armed conflict, Psychological intervention, Regional science and Scientific domain. His work deals with themes such as Economic growth, Development aid, Peer review and Coping capacity, which intersect with Climate change. His research integrates issues of Thriving and Field in his study of Armed conflict.

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Best Publications

The Geography of Civil War

Halvard Buhaug;Scott Gates.
Journal of Peace Research (2002)

774 Citations

Local determinants of African civil wars, 1970–2001

Halvard Buhaug;Jan Ketil Rød.
Political Geography (2006)

752 Citations

Contagion or Confusion? Why Conflicts Cluster in Space

Halvard Buhaug;Kristian Skrede Gleditsch.
International Studies Quarterly (2008)

650 Citations

Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War

Lars-Erik Cederman;Kristian Skrede Gleditsch;Halvard Buhaug.
(2013)

650 Citations

Geography, Rebel Capability, and the Duration of Civil Conflict

Halvard Buhaug;Scott Gates;Päivi Lujala.
Journal of Conflict Resolution (2009)

531 Citations

Climate not to blame for African civil wars

Halvard Buhaug.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2010)

503 Citations

Adaptation Opportunities, Constraints, and Limits

Richard J.T. Klein;Guy F. Midgley;Benjamin L. Preston;Mozaharul Alam.
Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (2014)

392 Citations

Accounting for scale: Measuring geography in quantitative studies of civil war

Halvard Buhaug;Halvard Buhaug;Päivi Lujala;Päivi Lujala.
Political Geography (2005)

385 Citations

Relative Capability and Rebel Objective in Civil War

Halvard Buhaug.
Journal of Peace Research (2006)

379 Citations

An urbanization bomb? Population growth and social disorder in cities

Halvard Buhaug;Halvard Buhaug;Henrik Urdal.
Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions (2013)

371 Citations

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