Best Economics and Finance Universities in United States

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.
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
9 World 8 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 32 4,447 Σ H-Index 1,645
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
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
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
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
33 World 25 National Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States
Scholars 10 1,249 Σ H-Index 483
36 World 26 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 8 1,040 Σ H-Index 452
39 World 27 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 9 1,197 Σ H-Index 447
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
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
49 World 32 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 9 1,176 Σ H-Index 381
53 World 33 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 6 901 Σ H-Index 369
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
63 World 35 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 6 806 Σ H-Index 304
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
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
73 World 42 National Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 7 902 Σ H-Index 268
75 World 43 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 5 767 Σ H-Index 262
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
81 World 46 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 5 795 Σ H-Index 246
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
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
88 World 50 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 5 612 Σ H-Index 221
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
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
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
103 World 59 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 4 671 Σ H-Index 184
105 World 60 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 4 478 Σ H-Index 178
111 World 61 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 3 547 Σ H-Index 176
112 World 62 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 5 775 Σ H-Index 175
113 World 63 National University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States
Scholars 4 523 Σ H-Index 175
117 World 64 National The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas

United States
Scholars 3 450 Σ H-Index 163
118 World 65 National Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

United States
Scholars 4 746 Σ H-Index 162
122 World 66 National Bentley University

Bentley University

United States
Scholars 4 358 Σ H-Index 158
132 World 67 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 4 398 Σ H-Index 147
142 World 68 National Brandeis University

Brandeis University

United States
Scholars 3 311 Σ H-Index 134
143 World 69 National Tufts University

Tufts University

United States
Scholars 4 390 Σ H-Index 133
147 World 70 National Chapman University

Chapman University

United States
Scholars 2 400 Σ H-Index 128
148 World 71 National University of Oregon

University of Oregon

United States
Scholars 3 458 Σ H-Index 126
149 World 72 National Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

United States
Scholars 3 455 Σ H-Index 126
151 World 73 National City University of New York

City University of New York

United States
Scholars 3 373 Σ H-Index 123
156 World 74 National University of Alabama

University of Alabama

United States
Scholars 3 253 Σ H-Index 118
157 World 75 National University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States
Scholars 3 269 Σ H-Index 117
161 World 76 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 3 195 Σ H-Index 113
170 World 77 National University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

United States
Scholars 2 635 Σ H-Index 109
172 World 78 National Binghamton University

Binghamton University

United States
Scholars 2 401 Σ H-Index 107
180 World 79 National University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

United States
Scholars 2 489 Σ H-Index 102
181 World 80 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 306 Σ H-Index 102
182 World 81 National Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 2 308 Σ H-Index 99
187 World 82 National Drexel University

Drexel University

United States
Scholars 2 296 Σ H-Index 96
188 World 83 National Tulane University

Tulane University

United States
Scholars 2 368 Σ H-Index 95
191 World 84 National University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States
Scholars 3 270 Σ H-Index 94
192 World 85 National University of Louisiana System

University of Louisiana System

United States
Scholars 2 492 Σ H-Index 93
194 World 86 National Fordham University

Fordham University

United States
Scholars 1 538 Σ H-Index 90
196 World 87 National University of Kansas

University of Kansas

United States
Scholars 2 288 Σ H-Index 89
204 World 88 National Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

United States
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 81
214 World 89 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 2 233 Σ H-Index 76
217 World 90 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 2 185 Σ H-Index 76
219 World 91 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 2 130 Σ H-Index 75
226 World 92 National Williams College

Williams College

United States
Scholars 2 200 Σ H-Index 72
229 World 93 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 2 132 Σ H-Index 71
232 World 94 National Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States
Scholars 2 300 Σ H-Index 70
234 World 95 National New School

New School

United States
Scholars 2 226 Σ H-Index 70
238 World 96 National Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University

United States
Scholars 2 202 Σ H-Index 69
241 World 97 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 2 194 Σ H-Index 68
243 World 98 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 2 237 Σ H-Index 66
245 World 99 National Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University

United States
Scholars 1 196 Σ H-Index 65
247 World 100 National Claremont Colleges

Claremont Colleges

United States
Scholars 2 403 Σ H-Index 64

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