D-Index & Metrics Best Publications

D-Index & Metrics

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 74 Citations 121,563 170 World Ranking 170 National Ranking 127
Law and Political Science D-index 67 Citations 101,697 155 World Ranking 30 National Ranking 20

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2017 - William H. Riker Prize for Political Science For advancing the scientific study of politics by systematically linking formal and empirical inquiry into the enduring features of legal and representative institutions.

2012 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2007 - Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

2007 - Heinz I. Eulau Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Politics

His primary areas of study are Politics, Political economy, Incentive, Property rights and Power. His research in Politics intersects with topics in Colonialism, Economic system, Institutional economics and Economic rent. His Political economy research includes elements of Barriers to entry, Democracy and Aggregate productivity.

When carried out as part of a general Democracy research project, his work on Dictatorship and Democratization is frequently linked to work in Per capita income, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. The various areas that James A. Robinson examines in his Incentive study include Poverty, Development economics and State. James A. Robinson combines subjects such as Industrialisation, Making-of, Enforcement, Urbanization and Income distribution with his study of Property rights.

His most cited work include:

  • Comprehensive molecular portraits of human breast tumours (7253 citations)
  • The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation (6272 citations)
  • Comprehensive genomic characterization defines human glioblastoma genes and core pathways (5484 citations)

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

His main research concerns Politics, Political economy, Democracy, Development economics and State. His study in Politics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Institutional economics, Power, Incentive, Property rights and Economic system. His Incentive research incorporates elements of Economic rent and Clientelism.

In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Political economy, Frontier is strongly linked to Latin Americans. His Democracy research integrates issues from Conventional wisdom and Elite. His Development economics study combines topics in areas such as Industrialisation, Colonialism and Prosperity.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (90.12%)
  • Political economy (70.60%)
  • Democracy (44.10%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • State (26.02%)
  • Political economy (70.60%)
  • Politics (90.12%)

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

His main research concerns State, Political economy, Politics, Ethnic group and Development economics. His studies in State integrate themes in fields like Developing country, Colonialism and Power. The concepts of his Political economy study are interwoven with issues in Incentive, Modernization theory, Centralized government and Public good.

His work deals with themes such as Weak state and Clientelism, which intersect with Incentive. James A. Robinson works on Politics which deals in particular with Civil society. James A. Robinson interconnects Rural area, Latin Americans and Government in the investigation of issues within Development economics.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Democracy Does Cause Growth (259 citations)
  • The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism (166 citations)
  • State Capacity and Economic Development: A Network Approach (133 citations)

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

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of investigation include State, Political economy, Politics, Incentive and Development economics. His State study also includes

  • Economic growth and related Multidisciplinary approach, Federalism and Rent-seeking,
  • Prosperity, which have a strong connection to Economic rent, Poverty, State-building and Modernization theory. His Political economy research includes themes of Public good, Civil society, Power and Public administration.

His work on Proletariat as part of general Politics research is frequently linked to Interpretation, bridging the gap between disciplines. His Incentive study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Institutional economics, Capitalism and Spanish Civil War. His research integrates issues of Rural area and Management in his study of Development economics.

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Best Publications

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James A. Robinson.
The American Economic Review (2001)

15314 Citations

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

Daron Acemoglu;James A. Robinson.
(2012)

11919 Citations

Institutions as the Fundamental Cause of Long-Run Growth

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James Arthur Robinson.
Research Papers in Economics (2004)

7078 Citations

Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy

Daron Acemoglu;James A. Robinson.
(2005)

6915 Citations

Comprehensive molecular portraits of human breast tumours

Daniel C. Koboldt;Robert S. Fulton;Michael D. McLellan;Heather Schmidt.
Nature (2012)

6768 Citations

REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: GEOGRAPHY AND INSTITUTIONS IN THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION*

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James A. Robinson.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (2002)

6339 Citations

Comprehensive genomic characterization defines human glioblastoma genes and core pathways

Roger McLendon;Allan Friedman;Darrell Bigner;Erwin G. Van Meir.
Nature (2008)

5348 Citations

Comprehensive molecular characterization of human colon and rectal cancer

Donna M. Muzny;Matthew N. Bainbridge;Kyle Chang;Huyen H. Dinh.
Nature (2012)

4544 Citations

Comprehensive genomic characterization of squamous cell lung cancers

Peter S. Hammerman;Doug Voet;Michael S. Lawrence;Douglas Voet.
Nature (2012)

2278 Citations

Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

Daron Acemoglu;Simon Johnson;James A. Robinson;Yunyong Thaicharoen.
Journal of Monetary Economics (2003)

2229 Citations

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