H-Index & Metrics Best Publications

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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 34 Citations 6,998 93 World Ranking 1553 National Ranking 943
Law and Political Science D-index 30 Citations 6,321 86 World Ranking 399 National Ranking 247

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • World War II
  • Capitalism

Lee J. Alston mainly focuses on Property rights, Politics, Development economics, Land tenure and Incentive. His research in Property rights intersects with topics in Frontier, Land law, New institutional economics and Land reform. His New institutional economics research also works with subjects such as

  • Assistant professor that connect with fields like Institutional economics,
  • Institutional theory that connect with fields like Transaction cost.

His Land reform research includes elements of Settlement, Deforestation and Redistribution. His Politics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Social Security Act, Legislation, Legislature and Debt. His Incentive research incorporates elements of Test, Gains from trade, Currency, International economics and Constitution.

His most cited work include:

  • Empirical studies in institutional change (324 citations)
  • The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier (270 citations)
  • Land reform policies, the sources of violent conflict, and implications for deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. (231 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Politics, Political economy, Property rights, Economic system and Agriculture. His Politics study incorporates themes from Legislation, Public administration, Legislature, Power and Incentive. His research in Political economy intersects with topics in Welfare state, Paternalism, Democracy and Unemployment.

His Property rights research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Land law, Land tenure, Frontier, Economy and Land reform. The study incorporates disciplines such as Economic growth, Expropriation, Settlement, Redistribution and Development economics in addition to Land reform. His Agriculture study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Leasehold estate, Wage, Public policy and Creativity.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (44.25%)
  • Political economy (29.65%)
  • Property rights (26.99%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2020)?

  • Politics (44.25%)
  • Economic system (19.47%)
  • Transition (4.87%)

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

Politics, Economic system, Transition, Institutional change and Set are his primary areas of study. Lee J. Alston undertakes interdisciplinary study in the fields of Politics and Leadership studies through his research. His Economic system research includes elements of Total factor productivity, Production and Creativity.

His Production research integrates issues from Latin Americans, Economy and New institutional economics. The concepts of his New institutional economics study are interwoven with issues in Agriculture and Backwardness. His research on Sustainable development also deals with topics like

  • Political economy which intersects with area such as Public policy, Organizational analysis and Military regime,
  • Rule of law together with Development economics.

Between 2015 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Farm Foreclosure Moratorium Legislation: A Lesson from the Past (75 citations)
  • Wealth and the distribution of benefits from tropical forests: Implications for REDD+ (24 citations)
  • Brazil in Transition (21 citations)

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Best Publications

The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier

Lee Alston;Gary Libecap;Robert Schneider.
Journal of Law Economics & Organization (1996)

615 Citations

Titles, Conflict, and Land Use: The Development of Property Rights and Land Reform on the Brazilian Amazon Frontier

Lee J. Alston;Gary D. Libecap;Bernardo Mueller.
(2010)

535 Citations

Empirical studies in institutional change

Lee J. Alston;Thráinn Eggertsson;Douglass Cecil North.
(1996)

508 Citations

Land reform policies, the sources of violent conflict, and implications for deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

Lee J. Alston;Lee J. Alston;Gary D. Libecap;Gary D. Libecap;Bernardo Mueller.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2000)

391 Citations

The Determinants and Impact of Property Rights: Land Titles on the Brazilian Frontier

Lee J. Alston;Lee J. Alston;Robert Schneider;Gary D. Libecap.
Social Science Research Network (1996)

379 Citations

A note on the economics of institutions

Lee J. Alston;Thrainn Eggertsson;Douglass C. North.
(1996)

325 Citations

Southern Paternalism and the American Welfare State: Economics, Politics, and Institutions in the South, 1865–1965

Lee J. Alston;Joseph P. Ferrie.
(1999)

252 Citations

Social Norms and Global Environmental Challenges: The Complex Interaction of Behaviors, Values, and Policy

Ann P. Kinzig;Paul R. Ehrlich;Lee J. Alston;Kenneth Arrow.
BioScience (2013)

249 Citations

Pork for Policy: Executive and Legislative Exchange in Brazil

Lee Alston;Bernardo Mueller.
Journal of Law Economics & Organization (2005)

244 Citations

Why Do Banks Fail? Evidence from the 1920s

Lee J. Alston;Wayne A. Grove;David C. Wheelock.
Explorations in Economic History (1994)

226 Citations

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