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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 64 Citations 18,902 246 World Ranking 318 National Ranking 224

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Awards & Achievements

2017 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Poverty
  • Capitalism

Timothy M. Smeeding mainly investigates Poverty, Demographic economics, Economic inequality, Income distribution and Development economics. His work deals with themes such as Equivalence, Welfare state, In kind and Asset, which intersect with Poverty. His research in Demographic economics intersects with topics in Value, Liberian dollar, Census, Earnings and Social mobility.

His Economic inequality study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Discount points, Intergenerational transmission, Social inequality and Political economy. His Income distribution study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Economic growth, Net national income and Total personal income. His study in Development economics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Government, Child poverty, Standard of living and Welfare.

His most cited work include:

  • Cross-National Comparisons of Earnings and Income Inequality (1063 citations)
  • EQUIVALENCE SCALES, WELL‐BEING, INEQUALITY, AND POVERTY: SENSITIVITY ESTIMATES ACROSS TEN COUNTRIES USING THE LUXEMBOURG INCOME STUDY (LIS) DATABASE (985 citations)
  • Income distribution in OECD countries: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study (735 citations)

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

His main research concerns Poverty, Demographic economics, Economic growth, Income distribution and Development economics. While the research belongs to areas of Poverty, Timothy M. Smeeding spends his time largely on the problem of Public economics, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Welfare state. The study incorporates disciplines such as Social policy, Cash, Standard of living, Earnings and Social mobility in addition to Demographic economics.

Timothy M. Smeeding combines subjects such as Economic inequality, Total personal income and Labour economics with his study of Income distribution. His studies deal with areas such as Developed country and Child poverty as well as Development economics. His Income inequality metrics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Income in kind and Gross income.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Poverty (34.22%)
  • Demographic economics (26.26%)
  • Economic growth (24.93%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2020)?

  • Poverty (34.22%)
  • Demographic economics (26.26%)
  • Economic inequality (18.04%)

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

Timothy M. Smeeding mostly deals with Poverty, Demographic economics, Economic inequality, Development economics and Income distribution. His Poverty research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Socioeconomic status and Distribution. The Demographic economics study combines topics in areas such as Public policy and Redistribution.

His Income shares study in the realm of Economic inequality interacts with subjects such as Marginal propensity to consume. His Development economics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Productivity, Life chances, Social mobility and Per capita. Timothy M. Smeeding has researched Income distribution in several fields, including Middle income countries and Labour economics.

Between 2012 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • From parents to children: The intergenerational transmission of advantage (79 citations)
  • The War on Poverty: Measurement, Trends, and Policy. (41 citations)
  • Intergenerational Mobility in the United States and Great Britain: A Comparative Study of Parent-Child Pathways. (32 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Poverty
  • Capitalism

Timothy M. Smeeding mainly focuses on Demographic economics, Poverty, Economic inequality, Income distribution and Income inequality metrics. Timothy M. Smeeding has included themes like Occupational safety and health and Foreclosure in his Demographic economics study. His Poverty study is concerned with the field of Economic growth as a whole.

Income distribution and Middle income countries are frequently intertwined in his study. In his research on the topic of Income inequality metrics, Distribution, Income shares and Social inequality is strongly related with Labour economics. His Socioeconomic status study incorporates themes from Earnings and Disadvantaged.

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Best Publications

Income distribution in OECD countries: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study

A.B. Atkinson;Paris eng Oecd;L. Rainwater;T.M. Smeeding.
(1995)

1979 Citations

Cross-National Comparisons of Earnings and Income Inequality

Peter Gottschalk;Timothy M. Smeeding.
Journal of Economic Literature (1997)

1913 Citations

EQUIVALENCE SCALES, WELL‐BEING, INEQUALITY, AND POVERTY: SENSITIVITY ESTIMATES ACROSS TEN COUNTRIES USING THE LUXEMBOURG INCOME STUDY (LIS) DATABASE

Brigitte Buhmann;Lee Rainwater;Guenther Schmaus;Timothy M. Smeeding.
Review of Income and Wealth (1988)

1769 Citations

The Role of Higher Education in Social Mobility

Robert H. Haveman;Timothy M. Smeeding.
The Future of Children (2006)

576 Citations

Empirical evidence on income inequality in industrialized countries

Peter Thomas Gottschalk;Timothy Michael Smeeding.
Research Papers in Economics (1998)

557 Citations

Are Parents Investing Less Time in Children? Trends in Selected Industrialized Countries

Anne H. Gauthier;Timothy M. Smeeding;Frank F. Furstenberg.
Population and Development Review (2004)

532 Citations

POVERTY, TNEQUALTTY, AND FAMTLY LIVING STANDARDS IMPACTS ACROSS SEVEN NATIONS: THE EFFECT OF NONCASH SUBSIDIES FOR HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HOUSING

Timothy M. Smeeding;Peter Saunders;John Coder;Stephen Jenkins.
Review of Income and Wealth (1993)

400 Citations

Poor Kids in a Rich Country: America's Children in Comparative Perspective

Lee Rainwater;Timothy M. Smeeding.
(2005)

398 Citations

“Fair” Inequality? Attitudes toward Pay Differentials: The United States in Comparative Perspective:

Lars Osberg;Timothy Smeeding.
American Sociological Review (2006)

390 Citations

Public Policy, Economic Inequality, and Poverty: The United States in Comparative Perspective*

Timothy M. Smeeding.
Social Science Quarterly (2005)

388 Citations

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