Best Economics and Finance Journals

The ranking of best journals for Economics and Finance was published by Research.com, one of the prominent websites for computer science research providing trusted data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The position in the ranking is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the estimated h-index and the number of leading scientists who have endorsed the journal during the last three previous years. Show more

The ranking contains Impact Score values gathered on December 6th, 2021.

The process for ranking journals involves examining more than 2,145 journals which were selected after detailed inspection and rigorous examination of over 14,584 scientific documents published during the last three years by 2,206 leading and well-respected scientists in the area of computer science.

More details on the methodology for computing the score can be found on our Methodology Page.

Rank
Journal Details
Best Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
1 American Economic Review

American Economic Review

0002-8282
Best Scientists 170 184 Impact Score 18.00
2 Journal of Financial Economics

Journal of Financial Economics

0304-405X
Best Scientists 141 190 Impact Score 13.80
3 Journal of Economic Perspectives

Journal of Economic Perspectives

0895-3309
Best Scientists 127 102 Impact Score 12.20
4 Energy Economics

Energy Economics

0140-9883
Best Scientists 129 381 Impact Score 10.60
5 Review of Financial Studies

Review of Financial Studies

0893-9454
Best Scientists 117 143 Impact Score 10.60
6 Journal of Finance

Journal of Finance

0022-1082
Best Scientists 86 93 Impact Score 8.70
7 Quarterly Journal of Economics

Quarterly Journal of Economics

0033-5533 , Quarterly
Best Scientists 58 53 Impact Score 8.20
8 Journal of Political Economy

Journal of Political Economy

0022-3808
Best Scientists 95 85 Impact Score 8.10
9 Review of Economic Studies

Review of Economic Studies

0034-6527
Best Scientists 79 72 Impact Score 6.90
10 World Development

World Development

0305-750X
Best Scientists 102 142 Impact Score 6.80
11 Economic Journal

Economic Journal

0013-0133
Best Scientists 129 129 Impact Score 6.70
12 Energy Policy

Energy Policy

0301-4215
Best Scientists 80 209 Impact Score 6.70
13 Journal of Monetary Economics

Journal of Monetary Economics

0304-3932
Best Scientists 85 90 Impact Score 6.30
14 Econometrica

Econometrica

0012-9682
Best Scientists 68 60 Impact Score 6.30
15 Ecological Economics

Ecological Economics

0921-8009
Best Scientists 91 123 Impact Score 6.20
16 Finance Research Letters

Finance Research Letters

1544-6123
Best Scientists 63 162 Impact Score 5.70
17 Journal of Public Economics

Journal of Public Economics

0047-2727
Best Scientists 121 123 Impact Score 5.60
18 Journal of International Economics

Journal of International Economics

0022-1996
Best Scientists 76 91 Impact Score 5.60
19 Journal of Corporate Finance

Journal of Corporate Finance

0929-1199
Best Scientists 81 140 Impact Score 5.30
20 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

0022-1090
Best Scientists 80 110 Impact Score 5.30
21 Journal of Economic Literature

Journal of Economic Literature

0022-0515
Best Scientists 51 44 Impact Score 5.30
22 Review of Economics and Statistics

Review of Economics and Statistics

0034-6535
Best Scientists 70 64 Impact Score 5.10
23 Journal of International Money and Finance

Journal of International Money and Finance

0261-5606
Best Scientists 94 125 Impact Score 5.00
24 Journal of the European Economic Association

Journal of the European Economic Association

1542-4766
Best Scientists 58 63 Impact Score 5.00
25 Journal of Banking and Finance

Journal of Banking and Finance

0378-4266
Best Scientists 109 131 Impact Score 4.80
26 Economic Modelling

Economic Modelling

0264-9993
Best Scientists 93 131 Impact Score 4.70
27 European Economic Review

European Economic Review

0014-2921
Best Scientists 129 147 Impact Score 4.60
28 Oxford Review of Economic Policy

Oxford Review of Economic Policy

0266-903X
Best Scientists 58 67 Impact Score 4.60
29 Resources Policy

Resources Policy

0301-4207
Best Scientists 41 112 Impact Score 4.50
30 International Review of Financial Analysis

International Review of Financial Analysis

1057-5219
Best Scientists 56 99 Impact Score 4.30
31 Journal of Financial Stability

Journal of Financial Stability

1572-3089
Best Scientists 56 64 Impact Score 4.30
32 Review of Finance

Review of Finance

1572-3097
Best Scientists 52 51 Impact Score 4.20
33 American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

1945-7782
Best Scientists 44 37 Impact Score 4.20
34 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

0167-2681
Best Scientists 127 155 Impact Score 4.10
35 Small Business Economics

Small Business Economics

0921-898X
Best Scientists 44 91 Impact Score 4.10
36 Applied Economics

Applied Economics

0003-6846
Best Scientists 105 211 Impact Score 3.80
37 Journal of Development Economics

Journal of Development Economics

0304-3878
Best Scientists 55 58 Impact Score 3.80
38 Accounting Review

Accounting Review

0001-4826
Best Scientists 41 61 Impact Score 3.80
39 American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

1945-7731
Best Scientists 40 39 Impact Score 3.80
40 American Journal of Agricultural Economics

American Journal of Agricultural Economics

0002-9092
Best Scientists 57 91 Impact Score 3.70
41 Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

0007-2303
Best Scientists 33 27 Impact Score 3.70
42 Economics Letters

Economics Letters

0165-1765
Best Scientists 116 132 Impact Score 3.60
43 Journal of Econometrics

Journal of Econometrics

0304-4076
Best Scientists 58 83 Impact Score 3.60
44 American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics

1945-7707
Best Scientists 46 44 Impact Score 3.60
45 Food Policy

Food Policy

0306-9192
Best Scientists 41 69 Impact Score 3.60
46 Economic Policy

Economic Policy

0266-4658
Best Scientists 40 33 Impact Score 3.60
47 Journal of International Business Studies

Journal of International Business Studies

0047-2506
Best Scientists 33 33 Impact Score 3.60
48 Global Food Security

Global Food Security

2211-9124
Best Scientists 26 40 Impact Score 3.60
49 IMF Economic Review

IMF Economic Review

2041-4161
Best Scientists 59 56 Impact Score 3.50
50 International Review of Economics and Finance

International Review of Economics and Finance

1059-0560
Best Scientists 58 105 Impact Score 3.50
51 Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money

1042-4431
Best Scientists 53 81 Impact Score 3.50
52 Energy Journal

Energy Journal

0195-6574
Best Scientists 50 64 Impact Score 3.50
53 Environmental and Resource Economics

Environmental and Resource Economics

0924-6460
Best Scientists 69 113 Impact Score 3.40
54 Journal of Economic Surveys

Journal of Economic Surveys

0950-0804
Best Scientists 45 51 Impact Score 3.40
55 Contemporary Accounting Research

Contemporary Accounting Research

0823-9150
Best Scientists 34 55 Impact Score 3.40
56 Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

0095-0696
Best Scientists 52 68 Impact Score 3.30
57 Annual Review of Resource Economics

Annual Review of Resource Economics

1941-1340
Best Scientists 30 24 Impact Score 3.30
58 Economic Inquiry

Economic Inquiry

0095-2583
Best Scientists 69 72 Impact Score 3.10
59 Journal of Applied Econometrics

Journal of Applied Econometrics

0883-7252
Best Scientists 44 50 Impact Score 3.10
60 Journal of Financial Intermediation

Journal of Financial Intermediation

1042-9573
Best Scientists 41 46 Impact Score 3.10
61 Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

2333-5955
Best Scientists 37 38 Impact Score 3.10
62 North American Journal of Economics and Finance

North American Journal of Economics and Finance

1062-9408
Best Scientists 36 82 Impact Score 3.10
63 Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics

0735-0015 , Quarterly
Best Scientists 36 37 Impact Score 3.10
64 Emerging Markets Review

Emerging Markets Review

1566-0141
Best Scientists 31 39 Impact Score 3.10
65 Review of Accounting Studies

Review of Accounting Studies

1380-6653
Best Scientists 30 38 Impact Score 3.10
66 Journal of Accounting and Economics

Journal of Accounting and Economics

0165-4101
Best Scientists 28 35 Impact Score 3.10
67 China Economic Review

China Economic Review

1043-951X
Best Scientists 34 51 Impact Score 3.00
68 Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

2040-5790
Best Scientists 32 52 Impact Score 3.00
69 Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

0022-2879
Best Scientists 63 65 Impact Score 2.90
70 Journal of Economic Theory

Journal of Economic Theory

0022-0531
Best Scientists 57 55 Impact Score 2.90
71 Economica

Economica

0013-0427
Best Scientists 49 47 Impact Score 2.90
72 Annual Review of Economics

Annual Review of Economics

1941-1383
Best Scientists 42 36 Impact Score 2.90
73 Journal of Urban Economics

Journal of Urban Economics

0094-1190
Best Scientists 38 47 Impact Score 2.90
74 Journal of Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research

0021-8456
Best Scientists 23 24 Impact Score 2.90
75 Empirical Economics

Empirical Economics

0377-7332
Best Scientists 76 104 Impact Score 2.80
76 Research in International Business and Finance

Research in International Business and Finance

0275-5319
Best Scientists 45 76 Impact Score 2.80
77 Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics

0169-5150
Best Scientists 43 65 Impact Score 2.80
78 Research in Economics

Research in Economics

1090-9443
Best Scientists 43 37 Impact Score 2.80
79 Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

1750-6816
Best Scientists 42 40 Impact Score 2.80
80 Journal of Comparative Economics

Journal of Comparative Economics

0147-5967
Best Scientists 37 38 Impact Score 2.80
81 European Journal of Political Economy

European Journal of Political Economy

0176-2680
Best Scientists 50 62 Impact Score 2.70
82 Pacific Basin Finance Journal

Pacific Basin Finance Journal

0927-538X
Best Scientists 37 60 Impact Score 2.70
83 Scandinavian Journal of Economics

Scandinavian Journal of Economics

0347-0520
Best Scientists 36 36 Impact Score 2.70
84 Applied Economics Letters

Applied Economics Letters

1350-4851
Best Scientists 62 100 Impact Score 2.60
85 Resources and Energy Economics

Resources and Energy Economics

0928-7655
Best Scientists 25 30 Impact Score 2.60
86 Open Economies Review

Open Economies Review

0923-7992
Best Scientists 41 61 Impact Score 2.50
87 Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance

1062-9769
Best Scientists 40 66 Impact Score 2.50
88 Journal of Labor Economics

Journal of Labor Economics

0734-306X
Best Scientists 34 39 Impact Score 2.50
89 Quantitative Finance

Quantitative Finance

1469-7688
Best Scientists 30 45 Impact Score 2.50
90 Journal of Economic Geography

Journal of Economic Geography

1468-2702
Best Scientists 24 26 Impact Score 2.50
91 World Economy

World Economy

0378-5920
Best Scientists 70 87 Impact Score 2.40
92 Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

0165-1889
Best Scientists 61 84 Impact Score 2.40
93 Journal of Development Studies

Journal of Development Studies

0022-0388
Best Scientists 39 52 Impact Score 2.40
94 Regional Science and Urban Economics

Regional Science and Urban Economics

0166-0462
Best Scientists 33 38 Impact Score 2.40
95 Journal of Macroeconomics

Journal of Macroeconomics

0164-0704
Best Scientists 32 41 Impact Score 2.40
96 International Journal of Finance and Economics

International Journal of Finance and Economics

1076-9307
Best Scientists 47 113 Impact Score 2.30
97 Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

Emerging Markets Finance and Trade

1540-496X
Best Scientists 47 66 Impact Score 2.30
98 Regional Studies

Regional Studies

0034-3404
Best Scientists 34 47 Impact Score 2.30
99 International Economics

International Economics

2110-7017
Best Scientists 24 33 Impact Score 2.30
100 Games and Economic Behavior

Games and Economic Behavior

0899-8256
Best Scientists 51 56 Impact Score 2.20

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