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List of Top Journals in Business & Economics

Journal Rankings Sites

  • Journal Citations Reports (from Thomson Reuters)
    • Use this to locate impact factors 
    • Go to  Web of Science database > Click on Journal Citations Reports tab on the top
    • Select category of "Business" "Business, Finance" "Economics" "Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism" "Industrial Relations & Labor" or "Management"
  • SJR: Scientific Journal Rankings -- SCImago Journal & Country Rank 
    • Click Journal Rankings tab on the top, then for subject, choose "Business, Management and Accounting" or "Economics, Econometrics and Finance" from the drop-down list. Or, enter subject area into the search box (i.e., real estate)
  • Journal Quality List (from Harzing's Publish or Perish software)
    • A UK site.  A number of business related categories such as entrepreneurship, human resource management, etc. are available. 
  • CiteScore Metrics (from Scopus) 
    • Refine search by "Business, Management and Accounting" or "Economics, Econometrics and Finance" 
  • Journal articles in the subject area
    To search articles that report ranking or impact factors of the journals in a specific field, search article databases or Google Scholar. 
    • At Google Scholar, enter the following search query into the search box. 
      top journal (ranking OR "impact factor") economics 
      Replace economics with a subject area of your interest. 
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