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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 106 Citations 188,520 304 World Ranking 32 National Ranking 27

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2014 - Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association

1988 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1982 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1980 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Inflation

Robert J. Barro focuses on Monetary economics, Human capital, Inflation, Investment and Demographic economics. His Monetary economics research includes themes of Loan, Macroeconomics and Participation loan. His Human capital research incorporates elements of Demography, Convergence, Labour economics, Educational attainment and Estimation.

His work deals with themes such as Census, Actuarial science, Econometrics and Data set, which intersect with Educational attainment. Robert J. Barro combines subjects such as Economic inequality, Per capita and Instrumental variable with his study of Investment. Robert J. Barro has researched Demographic economics in several fields, including Consumption and Gross domestic product.

His most cited work include:

  • Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries (8680 citations)
  • Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth (4519 citations)
  • Are Government Bonds Net Wealth (4343 citations)

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

Robert J. Barro mostly deals with Monetary economics, Econometrics, Consumption, Macroeconomics and Inflation. His work in Monetary economics addresses issues such as Debt, which are connected to fields such as Government spending. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Equity premium puzzle, Investment and Per capita.

His Investment study incorporates themes from Demographic economics, Gross domestic product and Human capital. His Demographic economics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Religiosity, State religion, Religious pluralism and Educational attainment. Many of his studies on Inflation involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Discretion.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Monetary economics (28.77%)
  • Econometrics (16.01%)
  • Consumption (15.33%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Econometrics (16.01%)
  • Consumption (15.33%)
  • Monetary economics (28.77%)

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

His primary areas of study are Econometrics, Consumption, Monetary economics, Equity premium puzzle and Human capital. The various areas that Robert J. Barro examines in his Econometrics study include Equity and Conditional convergence. His study in Consumption is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Mortality rate and World population.

His study of Monetary policy is a part of Monetary economics. Robert J. Barro combines subjects such as Technological change, Panel data, Labour economics and Educational attainment with his study of Human capital. His Educational attainment research integrates issues from International comparisons, Data set, Census and Demographic economics.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A new data set of educational attainment in the world, 1950–2010 (2204 citations)
  • A New Data Set of Educational Attainment in the World, 1950-2010. NBER Working Paper No. 15902. (764 citations)
  • Macroeconomic Effects From Government Purchases and Taxes (411 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Capitalism

Robert J. Barro spends much of his time researching Econometrics, Equity premium puzzle, Consumption, Human capital and Rare disasters. Robert J. Barro interconnects Convergence and Conditional convergence in the investigation of issues within Econometrics. His Consumption research incorporates elements of Elasticity of substitution and Crash.

His Human capital research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Technological change and Educational attainment. His studies in Educational attainment integrate themes in fields like Census and Data set. His Gross domestic product research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Religiosity, Religious pluralism, General Social Survey and Monetary economics.

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Best Publications

Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries

Robert J. Barro.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1991)

15894 Citations

Government Spending in a Simple Model of Endogenous Growth

Robert J. Barro.
Journal of Political Economy (1990)

10844 Citations

Convergence Across States and Regions

Robert Barro;Xavier Sala-i-Martin.
Research Papers in Economics (1991)

8975 Citations

Are Government Bonds Net Wealth

Robert J. Barro.
Journal of Political Economy (1974)

8204 Citations

Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study

Robert J. Barro.
Social Science Research Network (1996)

6396 Citations

A new data set of educational attainment in the world, 1950–2010

Robert J. Barro;Jong Wha Lee.
Journal of Development Economics (2013)

5999 Citations

Rules, discretion and reputation in a model of monetary policy

Robert Barro;David Gordon.
Journal of Monetary Economics (1983)

5996 Citations

International data on educational attainment: updates and implications

Robert J. Barro;Jong Wha Lee.
National Bureau of Economic Research (2001)

5907 Citations

Democracy and Growth

Robert J. Barro.
Journal of Economic Growth (1996)

5379 Citations

A Positive Theory of Monetary Policy in a Natural-Rate Model

Robert J. Barro;David B. Gordon.
Journal of Political Economy (1983)

4702 Citations

Editorial Boards

Quarterly Journal of Economics
(Impact Factor: 11.375)

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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