Best Economics and Finance Universities

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.
101 World 3 National University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Canada
Scholars 4 532 Σ H-Index 190
102 World 3 National University of Lausanne

University of Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 5 453 Σ H-Index 188
103 World 59 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 4 671 Σ H-Index 184
104 World 15 National City, University of London

City, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 608 Σ H-Index 180
105 World 60 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 4 478 Σ H-Index 178
106 World 4 National Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Switzerland
Scholars 3 516 Σ H-Index 177
107 World 16 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 557 Σ H-Index 176
108 World 4 National University of Western Ontario

University of Western Ontario

Canada
Scholars 4 919 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
110 World 1 National Peking University

Peking University

China
Scholars 3 700 Σ H-Index 176
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
114 World 5 National Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University

Canada
Scholars 4 400 Σ H-Index 168
115 World 2 National Chinese University of Hong Kong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 4 384 Σ H-Index 163
116 World 3 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 3 664 Σ H-Index 163
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
119 World 2 National European University Institute

European University Institute

Italy
Scholars 4 699 Σ H-Index 162
120 World 1 National Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Denmark
Scholars 4 494 Σ H-Index 160
121 World 18 National University of Reading

University of Reading

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 470 Σ H-Index 160
122 World 66 National Bentley University

Bentley University

United States
Scholars 4 358 Σ H-Index 158
123 World 5 National University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 2 545 Σ H-Index 158
124 World 1 National University of Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

Sweden
Scholars 4 548 Σ H-Index 155
125 World 19 National University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 473 Σ H-Index 151
126 World 1 National Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland
Scholars 3 750 Σ H-Index 150
127 World 1 National Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University

Spain
Scholars 3 294 Σ H-Index 150
128 World 2 National Stockholm University

Stockholm University

Sweden
Scholars 3 276 Σ H-Index 150
129 World 3 National Université Paris Cité

Université Paris Cité

France
Scholars 4 525 Σ H-Index 149
130 World 3 National Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

Italy
Scholars 3 428 Σ H-Index 149
131 World 2 National Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark
Scholars 4 360 Σ H-Index 148
132 World 67 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 4 398 Σ H-Index 147
133 World 4 National Montpellier Business School

Montpellier Business School

France
Scholars 4 506 Σ H-Index 142
134 World 3 National University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Denmark
Scholars 3 488 Σ H-Index 141
135 World 20 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 326 Σ H-Index 140
136 World 7 National RMIT University

RMIT University

Australia
Scholars 3 548 Σ H-Index 140
137 World 1 National University of Vienna

University of Vienna

Austria
Scholars 3 353 Σ H-Index 140
138 World 4 National Kiel University

Kiel University

Germany
Scholars 3 368 Σ H-Index 139
139 World 4 National University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II

Italy
Scholars 2 305 Σ H-Index 136
140 World 8 National University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia
Scholars 2 772 Σ H-Index 135
141 World 7 National Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research

Netherlands
Scholars 3 429 Σ H-Index 134
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
144 World 2 National University of Navarra

University of Navarra

Spain
Scholars 3 693 Σ H-Index 133
145 World 3 National Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China
Scholars 3 350 Σ H-Index 133
146 World 1 National University of Lisbon

University of Lisbon

Portugal
Scholars 2 488 Σ H-Index 128
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
150 World 2 National Johannes Kepler University of Linz

Johannes Kepler University of Linz

Austria
Scholars 2 484 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
152 World 21 National Brunel University London

Brunel University London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 536 Σ H-Index 120
153 World 2 National Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Portugal
Scholars 3 282 Σ H-Index 120
154 World 3 National Stockholm School of Economics

Stockholm School of Economics

Sweden
Scholars 3 302 Σ H-Index 118
155 World 2 National Norwegian School of Economics

Norwegian School of Economics

Norway
Scholars 3 288 Σ H-Index 118
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
158 World 9 National University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Australia
Scholars 3 436 Σ H-Index 116
159 World 4 National University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 3 282 Σ H-Index 115
160 World 10 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 3 441 Σ H-Index 113
161 World 76 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 3 195 Σ H-Index 113
162 World 5 National Politecnico di Milano

Politecnico di Milano

Italy
Scholars 2 320 Σ H-Index 113
163 World 6 National York University

York University

Canada
Scholars 3 256 Σ H-Index 111
164 World 22 National University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 462 Σ H-Index 110
165 World 5 National City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 2 334 Σ H-Index 110
166 World 1 National University of Waikato

University of Waikato

New Zealand
Scholars 3 584 Σ H-Index 109
167 World 6 National University of St. Gallen

University of St. Gallen

Switzerland
Scholars 3 453 Σ H-Index 109
168 World 23 National University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 358 Σ H-Index 109
169 World 5 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 3 341 Σ H-Index 109
170 World 77 National University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

United States
Scholars 2 635 Σ H-Index 109
171 World 3 National Vienna University of Economics and Business

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Austria
Scholars 3 326 Σ H-Index 107
172 World 78 National Binghamton University

Binghamton University

United States
Scholars 2 401 Σ H-Index 107
173 World 24 National Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 464 Σ H-Index 106
174 World 3 National Bar-Ilan University

Bar-Ilan University

Israel
Scholars 3 358 Σ H-Index 106
175 World 6 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 3 323 Σ H-Index 105
176 World 3 National Autonomous University of Barcelona

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 3 225 Σ H-Index 104
177 World 7 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Germany
Scholars 3 312 Σ H-Index 103
178 World 5 National EDHEC Business School

EDHEC Business School

France
Scholars 2 603 Σ H-Index 103
179 World 7 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 2 339 Σ H-Index 103
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
183 World 6 National INSEAD

INSEAD

France
Scholars 2 305 Σ H-Index 99
184 World 8 National Tinbergen Institute

Tinbergen Institute

Netherlands
Scholars 2 363 Σ H-Index 98
185 World 25 National Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 347 Σ H-Index 98
186 World 8 National University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 2 375 Σ H-Index 96
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
189 World 2 National Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore
Scholars 3 320 Σ H-Index 94
190 World 1 National University of Chile

University of Chile

Chile
Scholars 3 293 Σ H-Index 94
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
193 World 6 National Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Italy
Scholars 2 227 Σ H-Index 93
194 World 86 National Fordham University

Fordham University

United States
Scholars 1 538 Σ H-Index 90
195 World 26 National University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 307 Σ H-Index 89
196 World 87 National University of Kansas

University of Kansas

United States
Scholars 2 288 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
198 World 7 National University of Bologna

University of Bologna

Italy
Scholars 2 223 Σ H-Index 87
199 World 7 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 2 395 Σ H-Index 86
200 World 1 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Japan
Scholars 2 277 Σ H-Index 86

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