Top Economics and Finance Universities

The university ranking for Economics and Finance was developed by Research.com, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best Economics and Finance university.

The ranking of universities is based on the h-index and bibliometric indicators compiled by December 6th, 2021. The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Economics and Finance, over 7,858 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 540 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ H-Index
1 World 1 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 68 11,611 Σ H-Index 4,655
2 World 2 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 52 6,491 Σ H-Index 2,863
3 World 3 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 49 6,844 Σ H-Index 2,590
4 World 4 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 50 5,833 Σ H-Index 2,571
5 World 5 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 47 6,941 Σ H-Index 2,550
6 World 6 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 48 6,266 Σ H-Index 2,468
7 World 7 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 44 4,691 Σ H-Index 2,383
8 World 1 National London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

United Kingdom
Scholars 38 5,729 Σ H-Index 1,957
9 World 8 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 32 4,447 Σ H-Index 1,645
10 World 2 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 34 4,502 Σ H-Index 1,574
11 World 9 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 29 3,806 Σ H-Index 1,439
12 World 10 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 24 2,894 Σ H-Index 1,410
13 World 11 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 27 3,981 Σ H-Index 1,324
14 World 12 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 21 2,041 Σ H-Index 989
15 World 13 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 19 2,825 Σ H-Index 960
16 World 14 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 19 1,974 Σ H-Index 942
17 World 15 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 19 2,475 Σ H-Index 895
18 World 16 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 18 1,936 Σ H-Index 803
19 World 1 National Bocconi University

Bocconi University

Italy
Scholars 16 2,027 Σ H-Index 783
20 World 3 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 16 2,293 Σ H-Index 752
21 World 17 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 16 1,844 Σ H-Index 737
22 World 18 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 17 1,801 Σ H-Index 706
23 World 4 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 14 2,303 Σ H-Index 704
24 World 19 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 13 1,779 Σ H-Index 621
25 World 20 National Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

United States
Scholars 14 1,304 Σ H-Index 615
26 World 21 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 12 1,528 Σ H-Index 573
27 World 1 National Paris School of Economics

Paris School of Economics

France
Scholars 14 1,717 Σ H-Index 569
28 World 22 National Boston College

Boston College

United States
Scholars 14 1,591 Σ H-Index 551
29 World 23 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 10 1,293 Σ H-Index 510
30 World 24 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 9 1,045 Σ H-Index 502
31 World 5 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,592 Σ H-Index 500
32 World 1 National University of Groningen

University of Groningen

Netherlands
Scholars 12 1,789 Σ H-Index 495
33 World 25 National Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States
Scholars 10 1,249 Σ H-Index 483
34 World 2 National Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 9 1,537 Σ H-Index 481
35 World 1 National University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 11 1,235 Σ H-Index 477
36 World 26 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 8 1,040 Σ H-Index 452
37 World 1 National Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Israel
Scholars 10 1,298 Σ H-Index 451
38 World 6 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,242 Σ H-Index 448
39 World 27 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 9 1,197 Σ H-Index 447
40 World 7 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,173 Σ H-Index 446
41 World 8 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,336 Σ H-Index 443
42 World 28 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 10 1,170 Σ H-Index 431
43 World 29 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 9 1,127 Σ H-Index 414
44 World 2 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 10 1,144 Σ H-Index 407
45 World 30 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 10 1,491 Σ H-Index 400
46 World 31 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 8 1,382 Σ H-Index 400
47 World 1 National Australian National University

Australian National University

Australia
Scholars 10 1,539 Σ H-Index 397
48 World 9 National London Business School

London Business School

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 907 Σ H-Index 390
49 World 32 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 9 1,176 Σ H-Index 381
50 World 1 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 9 1,443 Σ H-Index 373
51 World 3 National Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 7 2,004 Σ H-Index 372
52 World 1 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 7 1,065 Σ H-Index 372
53 World 33 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 6 901 Σ H-Index 369
54 World 2 National Monash University

Monash University

Australia
Scholars 7 1,479 Σ H-Index 355
55 World 10 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,300 Σ H-Index 353
56 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 8 952 Σ H-Index 348
57 World 4 National Maastricht University

Maastricht University

Netherlands
Scholars 7 1,050 Σ H-Index 345
58 World 3 National UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney

Australia
Scholars 7 923 Σ H-Index 335
59 World 34 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 8 777 Σ H-Index 331
60 World 2 National Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

France
Scholars 5 900 Σ H-Index 316
61 World 5 National University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 8 1,010 Σ H-Index 308
62 World 2 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 8 1,028 Σ H-Index 307
63 World 35 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 6 806 Σ H-Index 304
64 World 4 National University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Australia
Scholars 5 1,047 Σ H-Index 301
65 World 36 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 7 758 Σ H-Index 300
66 World 37 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 8 809 Σ H-Index 295
67 World 38 National George Mason University

George Mason University

United States
Scholars 6 1,124 Σ H-Index 287
68 World 1 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 6 916 Σ H-Index 284
69 World 39 National University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

United States
Scholars 4 760 Σ H-Index 271
70 World 40 National University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 7 568 Σ H-Index 269
71 World 41 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 6 816 Σ H-Index 269
72 World 2 National ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 5 1,088 Σ H-Index 269
73 World 42 National Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 7 902 Σ H-Index 268
74 World 2 National Université Catholique de Louvain

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium
Scholars 5 887 Σ H-Index 265
75 World 43 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 5 767 Σ H-Index 262
76 World 6 National Tilburg University

Tilburg University

Netherlands
Scholars 6 1,056 Σ H-Index 258
77 World 5 National University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Australia
Scholars 5 1,034 Σ H-Index 256
78 World 44 National Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States
Scholars 7 673 Σ H-Index 251
79 World 45 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 7 535 Σ H-Index 251
80 World 2 National Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel
Scholars 6 755 Σ H-Index 250
81 World 46 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 5 795 Σ H-Index 246
82 World 3 National Université Libre de Bruxelles

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Belgium
Scholars 6 854 Σ H-Index 242
83 World 47 National The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 5 501 Σ H-Index 242
84 World 11 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 906 Σ H-Index 236
85 World 48 National University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States
Scholars 6 559 Σ H-Index 235
86 World 49 National Georgia State University

Georgia State University

United States
Scholars 5 775 Σ H-Index 232
87 World 12 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 781 Σ H-Index 228
88 World 50 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 5 612 Σ H-Index 221
89 World 13 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 938 Σ H-Index 212
90 World 51 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 5 773 Σ H-Index 210
91 World 14 National Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 629 Σ H-Index 208
92 World 52 National Temple University

Temple University

United States
Scholars 4 516 Σ H-Index 207
93 World 53 National George Washington University

George Washington University

United States
Scholars 4 501 Σ H-Index 205
94 World 1 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 6 625 Σ H-Index 201
95 World 6 National Deakin University

Deakin University

Australia
Scholars 5 551 Σ H-Index 201
96 World 54 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 3 607 Σ H-Index 200
97 World 55 National Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 4 470 Σ H-Index 197
98 World 56 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 4 730 Σ H-Index 196
99 World 57 National Syracuse University

Syracuse University

United States
Scholars 4 469 Σ H-Index 193
100 World 58 National University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

United States
Scholars 4 447 Σ H-Index 191

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