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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
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 45 Citations 12,864 112 World Ranking 1701 National Ranking 842

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Awards & Achievements

1999 - Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association

1993 - Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change

1993 - Nobel Prize for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change

1973 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His primary areas of study are Economic growth, Health care, Population growth, Development economics and Pension. His Economic growth research includes elements of Developed country, Life expectancy, Secular variation and Industrialisation. His research integrates issues of Quality, Tertiary sector of the economy and Longevity in his study of Health care.

His work deals with themes such as Developing country, Economic problem and Neoclassical economics, which intersect with Population growth. His Development economics research focuses on subjects like Technological change, which are linked to Chronic malnutrition, Economic inequality and Premature death. His Pension study combines topics in areas such as Social policy, Actuarial science, Robustness and Population health.

His most cited work include:

  • Economic growth, population theory, and physiology: the bearing of long-term processes on the making of economic policy (857 citations)
  • Time on the cross : the economics of American Negro slavery (562 citations)
  • Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History (493 citations)

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

Robert W. Fogel focuses on Development economics, Economic growth, Health care, Demography and Population growth. His research investigates the connection with Development economics and areas like China which intersect with concerns in Economy. His Economic growth research incorporates themes from Government and Western world.

His studies deal with areas such as Life expectancy, Income elasticity of demand, Socioeconomic status and Longevity as well as Health care. While the research belongs to areas of Demography, Robert W. Fogel spends his time largely on the problem of Urbanization, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Industrialisation and Productivity. His Population growth research focuses on Measures of national income and output and how it connects with National accounts.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Development economics (26.91%)
  • Economic growth (19.68%)
  • Health care (18.07%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2016)?

  • Development economics (26.91%)
  • Economic growth (19.68%)
  • Western world (3.61%)

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

Robert W. Fogel spends much of his time researching Development economics, Economic growth, Western world, Human development and Population growth. Robert W. Fogel combines subjects such as Mortality Decline and Dependency ratio with his study of Development economics. He has included themes like National Income and Product Accounts, Standard of living and Disease in his Economic growth study.

His Western world study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Health care, Humanity, Longevity, Developing country and Demographic change. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mortality rate, Capital, Chronic malnutrition and Equity. The Population growth study combines topics in areas such as Social change, Social policy and Economic problem.

Between 2009 and 2016, his most popular works were:

  • Economic growth, population theory, and physiology: the bearing of long-term processes on the making of economic policy (857 citations)
  • The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700 (196 citations)
  • The Changing Body: List of tables (168 citations)

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

  • World War II
  • Law
  • Capitalism

His scientific interests lie mostly in Development economics, Economic growth, Western world, Human development and Population growth. Robert W. Fogel interconnects Developing country, Demographic change, Disease and Mortality Decline in the investigation of issues within Development economics. His work often combines Economic growth and Rural history studies.

Robert W. Fogel focuses mostly in the field of Western world, narrowing it down to topics relating to Humanity and, in certain cases, Health promotion and Health economics. The various areas that Robert W. Fogel examines in his Population growth study include Social policy and Pension. His Socioeconomics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Health care and Longevity.

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Best Publications

Economic growth, population theory, and physiology: the bearing of long-term processes on the making of economic policy

Robert William Fogel.
The American Economic Review (2012)

1347 Citations

Time on the cross : the economics of American Negro slavery

Frank B. Tipton;Clarence E. Walker;Robert William Fogel;Stanley L. Engerman.
History and Theory (1974)

867 Citations

Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History

Robert William Fogel.
(1964)

761 Citations

Economic growth, population theory, and physiology : The bearing of long-term processes on the

Robert W. Fogel.
The American Economic Review (1994)

694 Citations

Time on the Cross

Robert William Fogel;Stanley L. Engerman.
(1974)

616 Citations

The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700

Roderick Floud;Robert William Fogel;Bernard Harris;Sok Chul Hong.
(2011)

616 Citations

The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100: Europe, America, and the Third World

Robert William Fogel.
(1989)

615 Citations

Without Consent or Contract: The Rise and Fall of American Slavery

Robert William Fogel.
(1989)

581 Citations

A theory of technophysio evolution, with some implications for forecasting population, health care costs, and pension costs

Robert W. Fogel;Dora L. Costa.
Demography (1997)

500 Citations

Nutrition and the Decline in Mortality since 1700: Some Preliminary Findings

Robert Fogel.
Research Papers in Economics (1986)

486 Citations

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