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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
Economics and Finance D-index 35 Citations 20,391 107 World Ranking 1463 National Ranking 884
Law and Political Science D-index 26 Citations 13,085 75 World Ranking 621 National Ranking 367

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • China
  • Capitalism

His scientific interests lie mostly in Happiness, Corruption, Demographic economics, Unemployment and Easterlin paradox. His Happiness study which covers Economic growth that intersects with Corporate governance, Commons and Vulnerability. His Corruption research integrates issues from Government, Competition, Incentive and Welfare.

His research investigates the link between Demographic economics and topics such as Political spectrum that cross with problems in Prospect theory, Applied economics and Hedonic treadmill. Rafael Di Tella has included themes like Subjective well-being, Inflation and Labour economics in his Unemployment study. His Easterlin paradox research focuses on Happiness economics and how it relates to Well-being, Schools of economic thought and Deflation.

His most cited work include:

  • Preferences over Inflation and Unemployment: Evidence from Surveys of Happiness (1291 citations)
  • Rents, Competition, and Corruption (1269 citations)
  • Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different? (1127 citations)

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

Rafael Di Tella mainly focuses on Corruption, Government, Happiness, Unemployment and Political economy. His Corruption research incorporates themes from Incentive, Microeconomics and Social psychology. His Government research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Shock and Politics.

His research in Happiness intersects with topics in Redistribution, Ideology and Demographic economics. The various areas that Rafael Di Tella examines in his Demographic economics study include Income distribution and Political spectrum. Rafael Di Tella interconnects Percentage point, Welfare state, Labour economics and Inflation in the investigation of issues within Unemployment.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Corruption (22.81%)
  • Government (23.51%)
  • Happiness (19.65%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2020)?

  • Government (23.51%)
  • Social psychology (10.53%)
  • Populism (3.86%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Government, Social psychology, Populism, Corruption and Political economy. Rafael Di Tella studied Government and Distrust that intersect with Public economics. His work on Dictator game, Altruism and Happiness as part of general Social psychology study is frequently connected to Effects of sleep deprivation on cognitive performance and Suicide prevention, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

Rafael Di Tella has researched Corruption in several fields, including Advertising and Economic history. Rafael Di Tella combines subjects such as Political Elections, Social issues, Globalization and Public opinion with his study of Political economy. His study looks at the intersection of Market economy and topics like Economy with Keynesian economics and Politics.

Between 2014 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs about Others' Altruism† (39 citations)
  • Populism and the Return of the “Paranoid Style”: Some Evidence and a Simple Model of Demand for Incompetence as Insurance against Elite Betrayal (12 citations)
  • The interplay between sharing behavior and beliefs about others in children during dictator games. (9 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • China

His main research concerns Social psychology, Altruism, Dictator game, Populism and Allocator. His study in Competence and Happiness is done as part of Social psychology. His Altruism research incorporates elements of Positive economics and Labor relations.

The concepts of his Dictator game study are interwoven with issues in Generosity, Dictator and Normative. His study in Populism is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Rural area, Feeling, Elite and Betrayal. Along with Allocator, other disciplines of study including Action, Payment, Corruption, Cognitive dissonance and Self-serving bias are integrated into his research.

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Best Publications

Rents, Competition, and Corruption

Alberto Ades;Rafael Di Tella.
The American Economic Review (1999)

2802 Citations

Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

Alberto Alesina;Rafael Di Tella;Robert MacCulloch.
Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2580 Citations

Preferences over Inflation and Unemployment: Evidence from Surveys of Happiness

Rafael Di Tella;Robert J. MacCulloch;Andrew J. Oswald.
The American Economic Review (2001)

2206 Citations

The macroeconomics of happiness

Rafael Di Tella;Robert J. MacCulloch;Andrew J. Oswald.
(1997)

1570 Citations

Some Uses of Happiness Data in Economics

Rafael Di Tella;Robert MacCulloch.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2006)

1134 Citations

Do Police Reduce Crime? Estimates using the Allocation of Police Forces after a Terrorist Attack

Rafael Di Tella;Ernesto Schargrodsky.
The American Economic Review (2004)

906 Citations

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS AND CORRUPTION: SOME UNPLEASANT INTERVENTIONIST ARITHMETIC*

Alberto Ades;Rafael Di Tella.
The Economic Journal (1997)

744 Citations

THE ROLE OF WAGES AND AUDITING DURING A CRACKDOWN ON CORRUPTION IN THE CITY OF BUENOS AIRES

Rafael Di Tella;Ernesto Schargrodsky.
The Journal of Law and Economics (2003)

717 Citations

Does Competition Kill Corruption

Christopher Bliss;Rafael Di Tella.
Journal of Political Economy (1997)

576 Citations

The New Economics of Corruption: A Survey and some New Results:

Alberto Ades;Rafael Di Tella.
Political Studies (1997)

422 Citations

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