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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 43 Citations 28,411 92 World Ranking 1897 National Ranking 976

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social science
  • Law
  • Epistemology

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Comparative politics, Social science, Qualitative research, Democracy and Humanities. James Mahoney has researched Comparative politics in several fields, including Scholarship, Conviction and Deterrence theory. His Social science research incorporates elements of Equifinality, Power and Scope.

James Mahoney has included themes like Social inquiry, Management science and Field in his Qualitative research study. His Democracy research integrates issues from Development economics and Political economy. His research brings together the fields of Ethnology and Humanities.

His most cited work include:

  • Path dependence in historical sociology (2092 citations)
  • Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences (1046 citations)
  • Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency, and Power (934 citations)

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

His main research concerns Social science, Comparative politics, Epistemology, Political economy and Politics. His Social science course of study focuses on Process tracing and Causal inference. His Comparative politics study combines topics in areas such as Class analysis and Political sociology.

His Epistemology research incorporates themes from Social psychology and Artificial intelligence. James Mahoney has included themes like Political philosophy, Development economics, Economic system and Democratization in his Political economy study. His studies deal with areas such as Path dependence and State as well as Politics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social science (23.49%)
  • Comparative politics (16.11%)
  • Epistemology (14.09%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2020)?

  • Social science (23.49%)
  • Epistemology (14.09%)
  • Process tracing (7.38%)

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

Social science, Epistemology, Process tracing, Counterfactual conditional and Econometrics are his primary areas of study. His studies in Social science integrate themes in fields like Comparative politics, Path dependence, Positive economics and Historical institutionalism. James Mahoney carries out multidisciplinary research, doing studies in Comparative politics and Hacker.

His research integrates issues of Developmental psychology and Social psychology in his study of Epistemology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Bayesian probability, Cognitive science and Causal inference in addition to Process tracing. His biological study deals with issues like Causation, which deal with fields such as Estimation, Equifinality, Contingency and Cognitive psychology.

Between 2011 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences (302 citations)
  • The Logic of Process Tracing Tests in the Social Sciences (192 citations)
  • Advances in Comparative-Historical Analysis (135 citations)

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

  • Social science
  • Law
  • Epistemology

His primary areas of study are Process tracing, Epistemology, Counterfactual thinking, Counterfactual conditional and Qualitative comparative analysis. His Epistemology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Latent variable and Social psychology, Rorschach test. He combines subjects such as Comparative politics, Qualitative reasoning, Management science and Qualitative research with his study of Qualitative comparative analysis.

The Comparative politics study combines topics in areas such as Developmental state, Power and Political sociology. His Statistical hypothesis testing study spans across into areas like Generalization and Social science. His Social science research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Welfare capitalism, Path dependence, Authoritarianism and Art history.

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Best Publications

Path dependence in historical sociology

James Mahoney.
Theory and Society (2000)

5045 Citations

A Theory of Gradual Institutional Change

James Mahoney;Kathleen Ann Thelen;Kathleen Ann Thelen.
(2010)

2429 Citations

Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences

James Mahoney;Dietrich Rueschemeyer.
(2003)

1643 Citations

Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency, and Power

James Mahoney;Kathleen Ann Thelen;Kathleen Ann Thelen.
Espiral (2009)

1474 Citations

A Tale of Two Cultures: Contrasting Quantitative and Qualitative Research

James Mahoney;Gary Goertz.
Political Analysis (2006)

1289 Citations

Aligning Ontology and Methodology in Comparative Research

Peter A. Hall;James Mahoney;Dietrich Rueschemeyer.
Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences (2003)

1140 Citations

A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Gary Goertz;James Mahoney.
(2012)

1127 Citations

Insights and Pitfalls: Selection Bias in Qualitative Research

David Collier;James Mahoney.
World Politics (1996)

979 Citations

The legacies of liberalism: path dependence and political regimes in Central America

James Mahoney.
(2001)

845 Citations

After KKV: The New Methodology of Qualitative Research

James Mahoney.
World Politics (2010)

695 Citations

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