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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 50 Citations 26,221 147 World Ranking 688 National Ranking 81

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Awards & Achievements

2008 - IZA Prize in Labor Economics, Institute for the Study of Labor Nuffield College

1986 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

Elected Fellow of the European Economic Association

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • Macroeconomics

His primary areas of investigation include Labour economics, Unemployment, Happiness, Public policy and Anxiety. He has researched Labour economics in several fields, including Natural rate of unemployment, Demand curve and Market rate. His Natural rate of unemployment research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Beveridge curve, Wage curve and Microfoundations.

Richard Layard specializes in Unemployment, namely NAIRU. His Easterlin paradox study, which is part of a larger body of work in Happiness, is frequently linked to First World, bridging the gap between disciplines. Depression is closely connected to Media studies in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Social science.

His most cited work include:

  • Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market (2890 citations)
  • Happiness: Lessons from a New Science (2717 citations)
  • Labor market institutions and economic performance (1117 citations)

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

Richard Layard mainly focuses on Labour economics, Unemployment, Happiness, Mental health and Public policy. His Labour economics research includes elements of Full employment, Inflation, Incomes policy and Market economy. His study in Unemployment focuses on Efficiency wage and NAIRU.

His Happiness study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Social science and Welfare. His Mental health research integrates issues from Economic growth, Life satisfaction and Health policy. Many of his studies on Public policy apply to Public administration as well.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Labour economics (29.82%)
  • Unemployment (27.19%)
  • Happiness (15.50%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2010-2021)?

  • Mental health (11.70%)
  • Happiness (15.50%)
  • Public policy (10.82%)

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

Richard Layard mainly investigates Mental health, Happiness, Public policy, Mental illness and Economic growth. His Mental health research includes themes of Life satisfaction, Economic cost and Health policy. His Happiness research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social science, Political economy, Well-being and State.

His Public policy research incorporates themes from Subjective well-being, Public relations, Public administration, Exchequer and Criminology. His Mental illness research incorporates elements of Mental health law, Anxiety, Welfare, Unemployment and Depression. While working in this field, Richard Layard studies both Unemployment and Domestic violence.

Between 2010 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • World happiness report (517 citations)
  • Enhancing recovery rates: lessons from year one of IAPT. (199 citations)
  • World happiness report 2013 (130 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • Macroeconomics

Happiness, Public policy, Mental health, Social psychology and Mental illness are his primary areas of study. As a part of the same scientific family, Richard Layard mostly works in the field of Happiness, focusing on State and, on occasion, Political economy, Social science and Immigration. His Public policy study combines topics in areas such as Life satisfaction, Subjective well-being and Well-being.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Economic growth, Anxiety, Cost–benefit analysis and Health policy in addition to Mental health. His Mental illness study incorporates themes from Mental health law, Health care, Welfare, Power and Unemployment. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Earnings and Labour economics.

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Best Publications

Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

Richard Layard.
(2005)

7228 Citations

Unemployment: Macroeconomic Performance and the Labour Market

Richard Layard;Stephen J Nickell;Richard Jackman.
(1991)

7088 Citations

World happiness report [2012]

John F. Helliwell;Richard Layard;Jeffrey D. Sachs.
(2012)

2325 Citations

Labor market institutions and economic performance

Stephen Nickell;Richard Layard.
Research Papers in Economics (1998)

2111 Citations

World happiness report

John Helliwell;Richard Layard;Jeffrey Sachs.
Research Papers in Economics (2012)

1286 Citations

World happiness report 2013

John F. Helliwell;Richard Layard;Jeffrey D. Sachs.
(2013)

974 Citations

Unemployment in Britain

Richard Layard;Stephen Nickell.
Economica (1986)

964 Citations

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Richard Layard;Stephen Glaister.
Research Papers in Economics (1994)

807 Citations

Reform in Eastern Europe

Steven Pressman;Olivier Blanchard;Rudiger Dornbusch;Paul Krugman.
Southern Economic Journal (1993)

767 Citations

Improving access to psychological therapy: Initial evaluation of two UK demonstration sites

David M. Clark;Richard Layard;Rachel Smithies;David A. Richards.
Behaviour Research and Therapy (2009)

710 Citations

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