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.
201 World 8 National University of Turin

University of Turin

Italy
Scholars 2 216 Σ H-Index 86
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
203 World 8 National University of Calgary

University of Calgary

Canada
Scholars 2 411 Σ H-Index 81
204 World 88 National Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University

United States
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 81
205 World 8 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 1 189 Σ H-Index 81
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
208 World 2 National National University of Ireland

National University of Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 2 309 Σ H-Index 78
209 World 9 National Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Germany
Scholars 2 291 Σ H-Index 78
210 World 4 National University of Barcelona

University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 2 278 Σ H-Index 77
211 World 10 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 2 197 Σ H-Index 77
212 World 3 National Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway
Scholars 2 156 Σ H-Index 77
213 World 9 National HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

Canada
Scholars 2 408 Σ H-Index 76
214 World 89 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 2 233 Σ H-Index 76
215 World 4 National Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway
Scholars 2 228 Σ H-Index 76
216 World 4 National Lund University

Lund University

Sweden
Scholars 2 217 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
218 World 31 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 218 Σ H-Index 75
219 World 91 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 2 130 Σ H-Index 75
220 World 11 National University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Australia
Scholars 2 432 Σ H-Index 74
221 World 32 National University of Kent

University of Kent

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 259 Σ H-Index 74
222 World 7 National SKEMA Business School

SKEMA Business School

France
Scholars 2 163 Σ H-Index 74
223 World 33 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 204 Σ H-Index 74
224 World 9 National University of Padua

University of Padua

Italy
Scholars 2 229 Σ H-Index 73
225 World 34 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 173 Σ H-Index 73
226 World 92 National Williams College

Williams College

United States
Scholars 2 200 Σ H-Index 72
227 World 11 National University of Konstanz

University of Konstanz

Germany
Scholars 2 142 Σ H-Index 72
228 World 12 National Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Australia
Scholars 1 272 Σ H-Index 72
229 World 93 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 2 132 Σ H-Index 71
230 World 1 National Asia University Taiwan

Asia University Taiwan

Taiwan
Scholars 1 503 Σ H-Index 71
231 World 5 National Jönköping University

Jönköping University

Sweden
Scholars 2 367 Σ H-Index 70
232 World 94 National Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States
Scholars 2 300 Σ H-Index 70
233 World 35 National Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 233 Σ H-Index 70
234 World 95 National New School

New School

United States
Scholars 2 226 Σ H-Index 70
235 World 1 National University of San Andrés

University of San Andrés

Argentina
Scholars 2 190 Σ H-Index 70
236 World 6 National Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 2 165 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
238 World 96 National Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University

United States
Scholars 2 202 Σ H-Index 69
239 World 10 National University of Rome Tor Vergata

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Italy
Scholars 2 329 Σ H-Index 68
240 World 11 National University of Milan

University of Milan

Italy
Scholars 2 228 Σ H-Index 68
241 World 97 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 2 194 Σ H-Index 68
242 World 7 National Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

China
Scholars 2 176 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
244 World 8 National University of Paris-Saclay

University of Paris-Saclay

France
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 65
245 World 99 National Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University

United States
Scholars 1 196 Σ H-Index 65
246 World 5 National BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

Norway
Scholars 1 140 Σ H-Index 65
247 World 100 National Claremont Colleges

Claremont Colleges

United States
Scholars 2 403 Σ H-Index 64
248 World 1 National Charles University

Charles University

Czech Republic
Scholars 2 210 Σ H-Index 64
249 World 101 National University of Missouri–St. Louis

University of Missouri–St. Louis

United States
Scholars 2 275 Σ H-Index 63
250 World 102 National Middlebury College

Middlebury College

United States
Scholars 2 263 Σ H-Index 63
251 World 1 National University of Ghana

University of Ghana

Ghana
Scholars 2 222 Σ H-Index 63
252 World 103 National University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States
Scholars 2 162 Σ H-Index 63
253 World 1 National University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Finland
Scholars 2 123 Σ H-Index 63
254 World 1 National University of Piraeus

University of Piraeus

Greece
Scholars 1 372 Σ H-Index 63
255 World 12 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 1 188 Σ H-Index 63
256 World 1 National University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria

South Africa
Scholars 1 754 Σ H-Index 61
257 World 13 National Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

Australia
Scholars 1 223 Σ H-Index 61
258 World 104 National North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University

United States
Scholars 1 189 Σ H-Index 61
259 World 8 National Lingnan University

Lingnan University

China
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 61
260 World 105 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 2 146 Σ H-Index 60
261 World 37 National University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 170 Σ H-Index 60
262 World 106 National New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

United States
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 60
263 World 4 National University of Liège

University of Liège

Belgium
Scholars 1 386 Σ H-Index 59
264 World 13 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Germany
Scholars 1 260 Σ H-Index 59
265 World 9 National Nanchang University

Nanchang University

China
Scholars 1 232 Σ H-Index 59
266 World 10 National Beihang University

Beihang University

China
Scholars 1 178 Σ H-Index 59
267 World 107 National The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso

United States
Scholars 1 181 Σ H-Index 58
268 World 2 National Kobe University

Kobe University

Japan
Scholars 1 199 Σ H-Index 57
269 World 11 National China Agricultural University

China Agricultural University

China
Scholars 1 153 Σ H-Index 57
270 World 14 National Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Germany
Scholars 1 223 Σ H-Index 56
271 World 1 National Fundação Getulio Vargas

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Brazil
Scholars 1 222 Σ H-Index 56
272 World 38 National Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 160 Σ H-Index 56
273 World 14 National Griffith University

Griffith University

Australia
Scholars 1 266 Σ H-Index 55
274 World 10 National Queen's University

Queen's University

Canada
Scholars 1 216 Σ H-Index 55
275 World 2 National University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury

New Zealand
Scholars 1 176 Σ H-Index 55
276 World 108 National University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

United States
Scholars 1 187 Σ H-Index 53
277 World 3 National Kyushu University

Kyushu University

Japan
Scholars 1 392 Σ H-Index 52
278 World 109 National University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska at Omaha

United States
Scholars 1 310 Σ H-Index 52
279 World 39 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 266 Σ H-Index 52
280 World 110 National Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

United States
Scholars 1 232 Σ H-Index 52
281 World 9 National Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands
Scholars 1 161 Σ H-Index 52
282 World 9 National IPAG Business School

IPAG Business School

France
Scholars 1 165 Σ H-Index 51
283 World 11 National University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Canada
Scholars 1 177 Σ H-Index 50
284 World 40 National Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 167 Σ H-Index 50
285 World 1 National University of Sharjah

University of Sharjah

United Arab Emirates
Scholars 1 158 Σ H-Index 49
286 World 111 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 1 196 Σ H-Index 48
287 World 1 National Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Poland
Scholars 1 145 Σ H-Index 48
288 World 112 National Florida International University

Florida International University

United States
Scholars 1 81 Σ H-Index 48
289 World 41 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 150 Σ H-Index 47
290 World 1 National Korea University

Korea University

South Korea
Scholars 1 139 Σ H-Index 47
291 World 113 National Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

United States
Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 47
292 World 12 National University of Ferrara

University of Ferrara

Italy
Scholars 1 164 Σ H-Index 46
293 World 12 National China University of Petroleum, Beijing

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

China
Scholars 1 107 Σ H-Index 46
294 World 114 National Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago

United States
Scholars 1 192 Σ H-Index 45
295 World 2 National New York University Abu Dhabi

New York University Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates
Scholars 1 142 Σ H-Index 45
296 World 4 National Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Japan
Scholars 1 76 Σ H-Index 45
297 World 13 National Marche Polytechnic University

Marche Polytechnic University

Italy
Scholars 1 186 Σ H-Index 44
298 World 1 National Corvinus University of Budapest

Corvinus University of Budapest

Hungary
Scholars 1 117 Σ H-Index 44
299 World 2 National Asian University

Asian University

Taiwan
Scholars 1 287 Σ H-Index 43
300 World 3 National University of Minho

University of Minho

Portugal
Scholars 1 178 Σ H-Index 43

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