Best Economics and Finance Universities in United Kingdom

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Economics and Finance universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 30 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Economics and Finance, over 7,858 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 539 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-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 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.
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
10 World 2 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 34 4,502 Σ H-Index 1,574
20 World 3 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 16 2,293 Σ H-Index 752
23 World 4 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 14 2,303 Σ H-Index 704
31 World 5 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,592 Σ H-Index 500
38 World 6 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,242 Σ H-Index 448
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
48 World 9 National London Business School

London Business School

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 907 Σ H-Index 390
55 World 10 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,300 Σ H-Index 353
84 World 11 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 906 Σ H-Index 236
87 World 12 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 781 Σ H-Index 228
89 World 13 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 938 Σ H-Index 212
91 World 14 National Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 629 Σ H-Index 208
104 World 15 National City, University of London

City, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 608 Σ H-Index 180
107 World 16 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 557 Σ H-Index 176
109 World 17 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 552 Σ H-Index 176
121 World 18 National University of Reading

University of Reading

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 470 Σ H-Index 160
125 World 19 National University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 473 Σ H-Index 151
135 World 20 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 326 Σ H-Index 140
152 World 21 National Brunel University London

Brunel University London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 536 Σ H-Index 120
164 World 22 National University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 462 Σ H-Index 110
168 World 23 National University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 358 Σ H-Index 109
173 World 24 National Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 464 Σ H-Index 106
185 World 25 National Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 347 Σ H-Index 98
195 World 26 National University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 307 Σ H-Index 89
197 World 27 National Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 268 Σ H-Index 89
202 World 28 National School of Oriental and African Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 404 Σ H-Index 84
206 World 29 National University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 210 Σ H-Index 80
207 World 30 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 199 Σ H-Index 80
218 World 31 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 218 Σ H-Index 75
221 World 32 National University of Kent

University of Kent

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 259 Σ H-Index 74
223 World 33 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 204 Σ H-Index 74
225 World 34 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 173 Σ H-Index 73
233 World 35 National Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 233 Σ H-Index 70
237 World 36 National University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 174 Σ H-Index 70
261 World 37 National University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 170 Σ H-Index 60
272 World 38 National Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 160 Σ H-Index 56
279 World 39 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 266 Σ H-Index 52
284 World 40 National Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 167 Σ H-Index 50
289 World 41 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 150 Σ H-Index 47
309 World 42 National University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 41
331 World 43 National Cranfield University

Cranfield University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 111 Σ H-Index 38
346 World 44 National Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 36
377 World 45 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 121 Σ H-Index 33
387 World 46 National Coventry University

Coventry University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 33
400 World 47 National Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 91 Σ H-Index 32
407 World 48 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 132 Σ H-Index 31
409 World 49 National University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 31
414 World 50 National University of Derby

University of Derby

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 91 Σ H-Index 31
427 World 51 National University of Stirling

University of Stirling

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 154 Σ H-Index 30

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