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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
Law and Political Science D-index 27 Citations 30,317 77 World Ranking 551 National Ranking 332

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2005 - Nobel Memorial Prize laureates in Economics for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis.

2005 - Nobel Prize for having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis

1987 - Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association

1984 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1981 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1964 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Microeconomics

Thomas C. Schelling mostly deals with Law and economics, Game theory, Arms control, Public economics and Limited war. He combines subjects such as Cost–benefit analysis and Legalization with his study of Law and economics. His Game theory study incorporates themes from Bureaucracy, Coercion and Price war.

Thomas C. Schelling works mostly in the field of Arms control, limiting it down to topics relating to Diplomacy and, in certain cases, Brinkmanship and Nuclear strategy. His work focuses on many connections between Brinkmanship and other disciplines, such as Distrust, that overlap with his field of interest in Social psychology. His Limited war research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Bargaining power, Market economy, Acquiescence and International economics.

His most cited work include:

  • The Strategy of Conflict (7301 citations)
  • Micromotives and Macrobehavior (3296 citations)
  • Dynamic models of segregation (3112 citations)

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

His main research concerns Law and economics, Climate change, Political economy, Law and Game theory. Thomas C. Schelling studied Law and economics and Disarmament that intersect with Surprise. His Climate change study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Developing country, Natural resource economics, Environmental economics and Greenhouse gas.

In his work, Public economics is strongly intertwined with Public policy, which is a subfield of Political economy. As part of his studies on Law, he frequently links adjacent subjects like Compliance. His research on Game theory concerns the broader Mathematical economics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Law and economics (12.10%)
  • Climate change (9.55%)
  • Political economy (8.28%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2002-2019)?

  • Climate change (9.55%)
  • Political economy (8.28%)
  • Public policy (4.46%)

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

Thomas C. Schelling mainly investigates Climate change, Political economy, Public policy, Game theory and Economic issue. His Climate change research integrates issues from Developing country, Environmental ethics, Ranking, Environmental economics and Energy economics. His work in the fields of Limited war overlaps with other areas such as Divergence.

His Public policy research incorporates themes from Private sector, Tobacco industry, Public economics and Packaging and labeling. The Public economics study combines topics in areas such as Marketing, Advertising and Social group. His Game theory study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Interview, Art history and Economic history.

Between 2002 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • The Promise of Prediction Markets (240 citations)
  • Arms and influence (96 citations)
  • What Is the Business of Organized Crime (65 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Social science
  • Microeconomics

Thomas C. Schelling focuses on Public economics, Negotiation, Government, Climate change and Environmental ethics. The various areas that he examines in his Public economics study include Tobacco control, Economic impact analysis, Cost–benefit analysis, Tobacco industry and Social group. His research integrates issues of Economic history, Political economy, Green paradox, Game theory and Incentive in his study of Negotiation.

His Government research incorporates elements of Private sector, Actuarial science and Market system. His work carried out in the field of Climate change brings together such families of science as Treaty, Emerging markets and Action. His Public policy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Incomplete markets, Public sector, Industrial organization and Jurisdiction.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Decision Making and Problem Solving

Herbert A. Simon;George B. Dantzig;Robin Hogarth;Charles R. Plott.
Interfaces (1987)

742 Citations

The Promise of Prediction Markets

Kenneth J. Arrow;Robert Forsythe;Michael Gorham;Robert Hahn.
Science (2008)

420 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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