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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
Law and Political Science D-index 20 Citations 5,731 33 World Ranking 1651 National Ranking 892

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - Frank J. Goodnow Award, American Political Science Association (APSA)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Politics

Politics, Social psychology, Race, Demographic economics and Turnout are his primary areas of study. His Politics research includes elements of Field and Mobilization. As part of the same scientific family, he usually focuses on Social psychology, concentrating on National election and intersecting with Social relation, Social environment and Social class.

Jan E. Leighley interconnects Elite and Ethnic group in the investigation of issues within Race. His Demographic economics research incorporates themes from Voter registration, Presidential system and Public economics. With his scientific publications, his incorporates both Turnout and Demographics.

His most cited work include:

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Political Participation: Competing Models and Contrasting Explanations (343 citations)
  • Attitudes, Opportunities and Incentives: A Field Essay on Political Participation: (298 citations)
  • The Policy Consequences of Class Bias in State Electorates (271 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Turnout, Politics, Voting, Political economy and Social psychology. His Turnout study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Representation, Presidential system, Demographic economics and Public administration. His studies deal with areas such as Social science, Mobilization and Race as well as Politics.

His Voting research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Actuarial science, Public economics and Democracy. His Political economy study also includes fields such as

  • State which intersects with area such as Government,
  • Economic system that intertwine with fields like Ideology and Electoral politics. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Test, Affirmative action, Social class and National election.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Turnout (43.14%)
  • Politics (31.37%)
  • Voting (27.45%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2018)?

  • Turnout (43.14%)
  • Voting (27.45%)
  • Voter turnout (9.80%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Turnout, Voting, Voter turnout, Demographic economics and Political economy. His Turnout study incorporates themes from Economic growth, Conventional wisdom and Public administration. Jan E. Leighley has researched Voter turnout in several fields, including Economic history, National election, Presidential system, Democracy and Public opinion.

His National election study results in a more complete grasp of Politics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Salient and Congruence, Social psychology in addition to Politics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Country of origin, Ethnic group, Presidential election and Immigration.

Between 2014 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Are Voters Mobilized by a ‘Friend-and-Neighbor’ on the Ballot? Evidence from a Field Experiment (15 citations)
  • Representation in an Era of Political and Economic Inequality: How and When Citizen Engagement Matters (14 citations)
  • Latino Electoral Participation: Variations on Demographics and Ethnicity (4 citations)

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

  • Social science
  • Law
  • Politics

Jan E. Leighley mostly deals with Voting, Political economy, Turnout, Economic inequality and Citizen engagement. His research integrates issues of Primary election, Legislature and Public administration in his study of Voting. Much of his study explores Political economy relationship to Ballot.

His study in Turnout is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Economic growth, Conventional wisdom, Country of origin and Demographic economics. His Economic inequality research includes a combination of various areas of study, such as Congruence, Health insurance, Roll call, Salient and Politics.

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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