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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 35 Citations 17,653 112 World Ranking 1442 National Ranking 877
Law and Political Science D-index 35 Citations 18,163 114 World Ranking 263 National Ranking 172

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Awards & Achievements

2015 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2000 - William H. Riker Prize for Political Science For advancing the scientific study of politics through research on the political economy of developing nations in Africa.

1991 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1985 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His main research concerns Politics, Political economy, Social science, BATES and Epistemology. Robert H. Bates works mostly in the field of Politics, limiting it down to topics relating to State and, in certain cases, Operations research, Tragedy, Order and Economic history, as a part of the same area of interest. His Political economy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as International political economy, Comparative politics, Prosperity, Power and Economy.

His Economy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Agrarian society, Famine and Subsistence agriculture. His Social science research includes elements of Educational neuroscience, Narrative and Join. His work on Rationality as part of general Epistemology research is frequently linked to Interpretation, bridging the gap between disciplines.

His most cited work include:

  • Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies (1074 citations)
  • A Global Model for Forecasting Political Instability (420 citations)
  • When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa (374 citations)

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

Robert H. Bates mainly focuses on Politics, Political economy, Economic system, State and Economic growth. His Democracy study, which is part of a larger body of work in Politics, is frequently linked to BATES, bridging the gap between disciplines. His research in Political economy intersects with topics in Agrarian society, International political economy, Prosperity and Economy.

Robert H. Bates has researched International political economy in several fields, including Comparative politics and International relations. As part of the same scientific family, Robert H. Bates usually focuses on State, concentrating on Economic history and intersecting with Economic stagnation and Parallels. He studied Economic stagnation and Colonial rule that intersect with Latin Americans, Political stability, Political instability and Independence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Politics (42.99%)
  • Political economy (29.91%)
  • Economic system (11.68%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2020)?

  • Politics (42.99%)
  • Political economy (29.91%)
  • Democracy (8.88%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Politics, Political economy, Democracy, State and Law. His research in Politics is mostly concerned with Autocracy. His study in Political economy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Modernization theory, The Renaissance and Economic system.

His study explores the link between Modernization theory and topics such as Field that cross with problems in Economic growth. His research integrates issues of Lead time, Instability, Scale and Polity in his study of Democracy. His studies deal with areas such as Institution, Economic history and World economy as well as State.

Between 2008 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • A Global Model for Forecasting Political Instability (420 citations)
  • When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa (374 citations)
  • Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth (40 citations)

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

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of investigation include Politics, Democracy, Development economics, Political economy and Economic system. A large part of his Politics studies is devoted to Autocracy. His research in the fields of Democratization overlaps with other disciplines such as Measure.

His Development economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Incentive, Presidential system, Power and Polity. Robert H. Bates interconnects Modernization theory, Ethnic group and Reputation in the investigation of issues within Political economy. His Economic system research includes elements of Public finance, Landlocked country, Rationality and International economics.

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Best Publications

Markets and States in Tropical Africa: The Political Basis of Agricultural Policies

Robert H. Bates.
(1981)

4851 Citations

Analytic Narratives Revisited

Robert H. Bates;Avner Greif;Margaret Levi;Jean-Laurent Rosenthal.
Social Science History (2000)

1608 Citations

A Global Model for Forecasting Political Instability

Jack A. Goldstone;Robert H. Bates;David L. Epstein;Ted Robert Gurr.
American Journal of Political Science (2010)

1130 Citations

Beyond the Miracle of the Market: The Political Economy of Agrarian Development in Kenya

Robert H. Bates.
(1989)

941 Citations

Essays on the political economy of rural Africa

Robert H. Bates.
(1983)

864 Citations

Modernization, Ethnic Competition, and the Rationality of Politics in Contemporary Africa

Robert H. Bates.
(2019)

666 Citations

A Note on Taxation, Development and Representative Government

Robert H. Bates;Da-Hsiang Donald. Lien.
Research Papers in Economics (1985)

640 Citations

When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa

Robert H. Bates.
(2012)

576 Citations

Prosperity and Violence: The Political Economy of Development

Robert H. Bates.
(2001)

531 Citations

Contra Contractarianism: Some Reflections on the New Institutionalism:

Robert H. Bates.
Politics & Society (1988)

499 Citations

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