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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 25 Citations 13,047 60 World Ranking 705 National Ranking 419

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Awards & Achievements

2004 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • China

His primary areas of investigation include Political economy, Social psychology, Preference, Positive economics and Middle East. The concepts of his Political economy study are interwoven with issues in Interpersonal communication, Islamic banking, Opposition, Political revolution and Socialist mode of production. His work in Opposition covers topics such as Self-expression values which are related to areas like Economy.

His research on Preference also deals with topics like

  • Caste that connect with fields like Microeconomics, Public opinion, Conservatism, Racism and Communism,
  • Proposition that intertwine with fields like Law. His Positive economics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Affirmative action and Perception. His Middle East study combines topics in areas such as Modernization theory, Colonialism, Economic history and Muslim world.

His most cited work include:

  • Now out of Never: The Element of Surprise in the East European Revolution of 1989 (737 citations)
  • Private Truths, Public Lies: The Social Consequences of Preference Falsification (685 citations)
  • Sparks and prairie fires: A theory of unanticipated political revolution (525 citations)

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

Timur Kuran mainly investigates Political economy, Middle East, Politics, Modernization theory and Sharia. His Political economy course of study focuses on Opposition and Political revolution and Hindsight bias. His Middle East research incorporates elements of Civil society, Development economics, Capitalism and Economy.

His study focuses on the intersection of Politics and fields such as State with connections in the field of Order. His Modernization theory study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Competition, Capital, China, Inheritance and Civilization. In his study, Law, Law and economics and Public good is strongly linked to Waqf, which falls under the umbrella field of Sharia.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Political economy (24.64%)
  • Middle East (18.84%)
  • Politics (15.94%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Political economy (24.64%)
  • Politics (15.94%)
  • Sharia (14.49%)

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

Timur Kuran spends much of his time researching Political economy, Politics, Sharia, Property rights and Rule of law. His work carried out in the field of Political economy brings together such families of science as Waqf, Civil society, Authoritarianism, Mobilization and Dissent. Timur Kuran combines topics linked to Middle East with his work on Politics.

His research in Middle East intersects with topics in Civil liberties, Underdevelopment, Economy, Humanities and Corruption. The study incorporates disciplines such as Shareholder, Order, Islamization and Market economy in addition to Sharia. His Property rights research integrates issues from Government, State and Law and economics.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Islam and Economic Performance: Historical and Contemporary Links (26 citations)
  • Legal Roots of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East: Civic Legacies of the Islamic Waqf (14 citations)
  • The political consequences of Islam’s economic legacy: (14 citations)

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

  • Law
  • Capitalism
  • China

His main research concerns Political economy, Authoritarianism, Waqf, Sharia and Capital. Timur Kuran focuses mostly in the field of Political economy, narrowing it down to matters related to Civil society and, in some cases, Autocracy. The Authoritarianism study combines topics in areas such as Muslim world, Private sector, Democratization, Middle East and Middle class.

His Waqf research includes elements of Democracy, Opposition, Politics, Nepotism and Property rights. His studies deal with areas such as Balance, Order, Islamization and Market economy as well as Sharia. His studies in Capital integrate themes in fields like Modernization theory, Inheritance and Hinduism.

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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