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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 43 Citations 19,172 104 World Ranking 167 National Ranking 108

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Awards & Achievements

1990 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1990 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1983 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

Kenneth A. Shepsle mainly investigates Politics, Legislature, Law, Public administration and Government. His studies deal with areas such as Social science and Political economy as well as Politics. His Legislature study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Control and Microeconomics.

In the field of Law, his study on Power and Oligarchy overlaps with subjects such as Part iii, Cabinet and German. The study incorporates disciplines such as Autonomy and Majority party in addition to Public administration. Kenneth A. Shepsle works mostly in the field of Pork barrel, limiting it down to concerns involving Welfare economics and, occasionally, Law and economics.

His most cited work include:

  • The Political Economy of Benefits and Costs: A Neoclassical Approach to Distributive Politics (1291 citations)
  • Institutional Arrangements and Equilibrium in Multidimensional Voting Models (1028 citations)
  • Making and breaking governments : cabinets and legislatures in parliamentary democracies (832 citations)

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

Kenneth A. Shepsle focuses on Politics, Public administration, Legislature, Political economy and Law and economics. His Politics research entails a greater understanding of Law. The Public administration study which covers Government that intersects with Power, Portfolio allocation, Competition and Finance.

His studies in Legislature integrate themes in fields like Microeconomics, Public economics, Positive economics and Legislator. In Political economy, Kenneth A. Shepsle works on issues like International political economy, which are connected to Political culture, Political communication and Voting behavior. His research in Law and economics tackles topics such as Voting which are related to areas like Majority rule.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (27.71%)
  • Public administration (30.12%)
  • Legislature (23.49%)

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

  • Legislature (23.49%)
  • Law and economics (17.47%)
  • Government (18.67%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Legislature, Law and economics, Government, Legislator and Power. His Legislature research incorporates themes from Order, Preference and Positive economics. His Positive economics research focuses on Rationality and how it relates to Politics.

His Law and economics research incorporates elements of Law, Transparency and Corporate governance. His Government research includes elements of Competition, State of affairs, Judicial opinion and Public administration. In his research, Microeconomics and Public economics is intimately related to Seniority, which falls under the overarching field of Legislator.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Political Economy Models of Elections (29 citations)
  • Information, institutions and constitutional arrangements (25 citations)
  • Movers, Stayers, and Registration: Why Age is Correlated with Registration in the U.S. (22 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Social science

His primary scientific interests are in Legislature, Voting, Microeconomics, Political economy and Public finance. By researching both Legislature and Context, he produces research that crosses academic boundaries. His work on Voting behavior and Voter registration as part of general Voting research is frequently linked to Probability model and Constant, bridging the gap between disciplines.

His research in Microeconomics intersects with topics in Seniority, Public economics and Legislator. The Political economy study combines topics in areas such as Empirical evidence, Majority party, Dividend, Opposition and Public administration. His study in Public finance is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Preference, Arrow's impossibility theorem, Majority rule and Neoclassical economics.

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Best Publications

Decision Making and Problem Solving

Herbert A. Simon;George B. Dantzig;Robin Hogarth;Charles R. Plott.
Interfaces (1987)

742 Citations

Perspectives on positive political economy

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

718 Citations

THE EFFECT -OF ELECTORAL REWARDS IN MULTIPARTY COMPETITION WITH ENTRY

Joseph Greenberg;Kenneth Shepsle.
American Political Science Review (1987)

132 Citations

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