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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Law and Political Science D-index 20 Citations 4,347 81 World Ranking 1552 National Ranking 284

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Democracy
  • Politics
  • Law

Robert Mattes mainly investigates Democracy, Development economics, Politics, Political economy and Public opinion. His study ties his expertise on Government together with the subject of Democracy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Conventional wisdom, Standard of living and Self-expression values in addition to Government.

His studies in Development economics integrate themes in fields like Poverty and Democratization. His Political economy research incorporates elements of General election, Pluralism and Opposition. His Public opinion course of study focuses on Public administration and Comparative politics, Structural adjustment and African studies.

His most cited work include:

  • Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa (366 citations)
  • Support for democracy in Africa: intrinsic or instrumental? (277 citations)
  • Learning about democracy in Africa: Awareness, performance, and experience (233 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Democracy, Political economy, Politics, Public opinion and Public administration. His Democracy research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Government, Economic growth and Development economics. His Political economy research incorporates themes from Liberal democracy, Law, Ethnic group, Opposition and Social identity theory.

The Politics study combines topics in areas such as Social science, News media and State. He has included themes like Comparative politics, African studies, Colonialism and Authoritarianism in his Public opinion study. His Public administration study combines topics in areas such as Citizenship and Legislature.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Democracy (53.08%)
  • Political economy (36.15%)
  • Politics (30.77%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Political economy (36.15%)
  • Democracy (53.08%)
  • Politics (30.77%)

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

His main research concerns Political economy, Democracy, Politics, Development economics and Cape. His Political economy research integrates issues from Legitimacy, Political advertising, Democratic citizenship and Rainbow nation. His Democracy research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Economic growth, Legislature, Public opinion and State.

His Public opinion research includes elements of Democratic consolidation and Democratization. His study in the field of International relations also crosses realms of Humanities. The Development economics study which covers Enforcement that intersects with Corporate governance.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • In whose interest? Gender and mass-elite priority congruence in Sub-Saharan Africa (12 citations)
  • Africa's growth dividend? Lived poverty drops across much of the continent (8 citations)
  • Legislatures and Democratic Development in Africa (7 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Democracy
  • Politics

His primary areas of study are Democracy, Political economy, Legislature, Politics and State. His Democracy study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Developing country. The various areas that Robert Mattes examines in his Political economy study include Executive branch, Congruence and Elite.

His Legislature research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Substantive representation and Public policy. The concepts of his Politics study are interwoven with issues in Government, Economic growth, Modernization theory and Latin Americans. His studies in State integrate themes in fields like Corporate governance, Face and Power.

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