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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 32 Citations 9,298 64 World Ranking 338 National Ranking 212

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Politics
  • Law
  • Capitalism

Kurt Weyland focuses on Politics, Latin Americans, Political economy, Democracy and Comparative politics. Kurt Weyland studies Populism, a branch of Politics. The study incorporates disciplines such as Positive economics, Public economics, Pension and Economy in addition to Latin Americans.

His Political economy study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Latin American studies and Corruption. His Democracy research incorporates themes from Tax policy, Development economics, Health care and Social security. His studies deal with areas such as Left-wing politics, Prospect theory, Humanities and Pragmatism as well as Comparative politics.

His most cited work include:

  • Clarifying a contested concept: Populism in the study of Latin American politics (531 citations)
  • Theories of Policy Diffusion: Lessons from Latin American Pension Reform (373 citations)
  • Neopopulism and neoliberalism in Latin America: Unexpected affinities (227 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Political economy, Politics, Latin Americans, Democracy and Development economics. As a member of one scientific family, Kurt Weyland mostly works in the field of Political economy, focusing on Authoritarianism and, on occasion, Ideology and Dictatorship. In his study, Positive economics is inextricably linked to Bounded rationality, which falls within the broad field of Politics.

His research in Latin Americans tackles topics such as Public administration which are related to areas like Health care and Legislature. In the subject of general Democracy, his work in Democratization and New Democracy is often linked to Classical liberalism, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Development economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Neoliberalism and Globalization.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Political economy (42.86%)
  • Politics (39.29%)
  • Latin Americans (34.82%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Democracy (27.68%)
  • Political economy (42.86%)
  • Populism (9.82%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Democracy, Political economy, Populism, Authoritarianism and Religious studies. Kurt Weyland combines subjects such as Economic history and Civility with his study of Democracy. His Political economy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Civil society, Opposition, Federalism and Constitution, Separation of powers.

His studies in Populism integrate themes in fields like Epistemology, Representation, Rationalism, Positive economics and Political strategy. He interconnects Latin Americans and Communism in the investigation of issues within Authoritarianism. The concepts of his Latin Americans study are interwoven with issues in Regime change and Politics, Superpower.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Populism’s Threat to Democracy: Comparative Lessons for the United States (7 citations)
  • Why Some Democracy Protests Do Diffuse (3 citations)
  • Revolution and Reaction: The Diffusion of Authoritarianism in Latin America (3 citations)

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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