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James M. Poterba

James M. Poterba

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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 112 Citations 61,662 287 World Ranking 22 National Ranking 18

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2021 - Fellow of the American Finance Association (AFA)

2015 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1996 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1988 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

1988 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Macroeconomics

His primary areas of investigation include Monetary economics, Capital, Actuarial science, Labour economics and Equity. James M. Poterba studies Tax rate which is a part of Monetary economics. His Actuarial science research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Consumption and Public policy.

His work in Labour economics addresses issues such as Incentive, which are connected to fields such as Tax Reform Act, Subsidy, Capital gains tax and Income tax. His Equity study incorporates themes from Stock price, Diversification, Portfolio and Basis point. James M. Poterba interconnects Tax reform, Tax credit and Value-added tax in the investigation of issues within Double taxation.

His most cited work include:

  • Investor Diversification and International Equity Markets (1660 citations)
  • Mean reversion in stock prices: Evidence and Implications (1616 citations)
  • Mean reversion in stock prices: Evidence and Implications (1616 citations)

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

His main research concerns Monetary economics, Actuarial science, Labour economics, Tax reform and Demographic economics. The concepts of his Monetary economics study are interwoven with issues in Dividend tax, Capital, Taxable income and Equity. His Taxable income study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Bond, Mutual fund and Portfolio.

Earnings is closely connected to Pension in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Actuarial science. As part of the same scientific family, James M. Poterba usually focuses on Tax reform, concentrating on Value-added tax and intersecting with Ad valorem tax. His work deals with themes such as Asset, Social security and Distribution, which intersect with Demographic economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Monetary economics (37.24%)
  • Actuarial science (23.57%)
  • Labour economics (24.61%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2021)?

  • Demographic economics (15.76%)
  • Social security (9.37%)
  • Health and Retirement Study (5.73%)

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

Demographic economics, Social security, Health and Retirement Study, Asset and Earnings are his primary areas of study. His Demographic economics research includes themes of Equity, Rate of return, Home equity, Educational attainment and Distribution. His work investigates the relationship between Distribution and topics such as Consumption that intersect with problems in Econometrics and Panel data.

His Social security research also works with subjects such as

  • Pension that intertwine with fields like Labour economics,
  • Income distribution and Standard of living most often made with reference to Private sector. His studies in Asset integrate themes in fields like Health economics and Actuarial science. His study in Corporate tax is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Tax policy, Indirect tax and Monetary economics.

Between 2008 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • 100 Years of the American Economic Review: The Top 20 Articles (112 citations)
  • Dimensions of tax design: the Mirrlees review (106 citations)
  • Tax by design (94 citations)

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

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Macroeconomics

James M. Poterba mostly deals with Demographic economics, Labour economics, Asset, Earnings and Health and Retirement Study. James M. Poterba has included themes like Health education and Distribution in his Demographic economics study. His studies deal with areas such as Pension and Retirement planning as well as Labour economics.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Statutory law, Tax rate, Social security and Deferred tax. He combines subjects such as Economic policy, Taxable income, Monetary economics and Law and economics with his study of Tax reform. His Monetary economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Test and Dividend tax.

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Best Publications

Mean reversion in stock prices: Evidence and Implications

James M. Poterba;James M. Poterba;Lawrence H. Summers;Lawrence H. Summers.
Journal of Financial Economics (1988)

3688 Citations

Investor Diversification and International Equity Markets

Kenneth French;James Poterba.
The American Economic Review (1991)

3594 Citations

Mean reversion in stock prices

James M. Poterba;Lawrence H. Summers.
Journal of Financial Economics (1988)

1912 Citations

Tax Subsidies to Owner-Occupied Housing: An Asset-Market Approach

James M. Poterba.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1984)

1616 Citations

State Responses to Fiscal Crises: The Effects of Budgetary Institutions and Politics

James M. Poterba.
Journal of Political Economy (1994)

1506 Citations

What moves stock prices

David M. Cutler;James M. Poterba;Lawrence H. Summers.
The Journal of Portfolio Management (1989)

1355 Citations

New Evidence on the Money's Worth of Individual Annuities

Olivia S. Mitchell;James M. Poterba;Mark J. Warshawsky;Jeffrey R. Brown.
The American Economic Review (1999)

1046 Citations

The persistence of volatility and stock market fluctuations

James M. Poterba;Lawrence H. Summers.
Social Science Research Network (1984)

982 Citations

Stock Market Wealth and Consumption

James M. Poterba.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2000)

973 Citations

DEMOGRAPHIC STRUCTURE AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION

James M. Poterba.
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (1997)

952 Citations

Editorial Boards

Journal of Housing Economics
(Impact Factor: 1.594)

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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