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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 34 Citations 9,673 83 World Ranking 1608 National Ranking 974
Law and Political Science D-index 31 Citations 8,407 75 World Ranking 368 National Ranking 230

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2004 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1997 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Politics

His primary areas of study are Politics, Political economy, Monetary economics, Legislature and Government. His Politics research incorporates themes from Index, Commercial policy and Field. His Political economy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of International political economy, Commons, American political science and State of affairs.

His Monetary economics study combines topics in areas such as Subsidy, Transaction cost, Asset specificity, Labour economics and Oil boom. His work on Divided government as part of general Legislature study is frequently connected to Governor, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His Divided government research includes themes of Deficit spending, Personal income, Public economics, Fiscal policy and Fiscal year.

His most cited work include:

  • Divided Government, Fiscal Institutions, and Budget Deficits: Evidence from the States. (672 citations)
  • Perspectives on positive political economy (471 citations)
  • The Political Economy of International Trade : Enduring Puzzles and an Agenda for Inquiry (330 citations)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Politics, Political economy, Fiscal policy, Public economics and Economic policy. When carried out as part of a general Politics research project, his work on Voting is frequently linked to work in Transparency, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. As a member of one scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Political economy, focusing on American political science and, on occasion, Political culture.

His Fiscal policy research is classified as research in Monetary economics. His Public economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Government and Transparency. Specifically, his work in Government is concerned with the study of Divided government.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (28.06%)
  • Political economy (24.46%)
  • Fiscal policy (12.23%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Incentive (7.91%)
  • Politics (28.06%)
  • Fiscal policy (12.23%)

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

James E. Alt mainly investigates Incentive, Politics, Fiscal policy, Public economics and Political economy. His work deals with themes such as Economic policy and Competence, which intersect with Incentive. His primary area of study in Politics is in the field of Voting.

The study incorporates disciplines such as International political economy, Comparative politics, Tax reform, Microeconomics and Transparency in addition to Fiscal policy. His work focuses on many connections between Public economics and other disciplines, such as Panel data, that overlap with his field of interest in Rent-seeking and Efficiency wage. His research integrates issues of Tax policy, Information economy and Interpersonal ties in his study of Political economy.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Disentangling Accountability and Competence in Elections: Evidence from U.S. Term Limits (124 citations)
  • It Isn't Just about Greece: Domestic Politics, Transparency and Fiscal Gimmickry in Europe (58 citations)
  • Enforcement and Public Corruption: Evidence from the American States (55 citations)

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

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Politics

James E. Alt focuses on Public economics, Fiscal policy, Incentive, Accountability and Panel data. His research in Public economics intersects with topics in Endogeneity, Control and Enforcement. James E. Alt has researched Fiscal policy in several fields, including Comparative politics, Economic policy, Tax reform and Transparency.

His Incentive research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Economic system, Fiscal union and National accounts. His Panel data study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Credibility, Voting, Opposition, Politics and Unemployment. His work carried out in the field of Government brings together such families of science as Tax policy, International political economy, Information economy and Political economy.

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Best Publications

Divided Government, Fiscal Institutions, and Budget Deficits: Evidence from the States.

James E. Alt;Robert C. Lowry.
American Political Science Review (1994)

1269 Citations

Perspectives on positive political economy

James E. Alt;Kenneth A. Shepsle.
Southern Economic Journal (1990)

718 Citations

Transparency, Political Polarization, and Political Budget Cycles in OECD Countries

James E. Alt;David Dreyer Lassen.
American Journal of Political Science (2006)

638 Citations

A Unified Model of Cabinet Dissolution in Parliamentary Democracies

Gary King;James E. Alt;Nancy Elizabeth Burns;Michael Laver.
American Journal of Political Science (1990)

555 Citations

Fiscal transparency, political parties, and debt in OECD countries

James E. Alt;David Dreyer Lassen.
European Economic Review (2006)

499 Citations

Partisan Dealignment in Britain 1964–1974

Ivor Crewe;Bo Särlvik;James Alt.
British Journal of Political Science (1977)

427 Citations

Fiscal Policy Outcomes and Electoral Accountability in American States

Robert C. Lowry;James E. Alt;Karen E. Ferree.
American Political Science Review (1998)

402 Citations

The Political Economy of International Trade : Enduring Puzzles and an Agenda for Inquiry

James E. Alt;Jeffry Frieden;Michael J. Gilligan;Dani Rodrik.
Comparative Political Studies (1996)

396 Citations

The Political Economy of Institutions and Corruption in American States

James E. Alt;David Dreyer Lassen.
Journal of Theoretical Politics (2003)

343 Citations

The political economy of trading states: Factor specificity, collective action problems and domestic political institutions

James E. Alt;Michael Gilligan.
Journal of Political Philosophy (1994)

341 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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