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Economic journals

China Economic Review

cover CiteScore: 2.63
Impact Factor: 2.106
SNIP: 1.566
SJR: 1.052

Most cited articles

Economic Analysis and Policy

cover CiteScore: 2.13
SNIP: 1.399
SJR: 0.892


Most cited articles

Economic Modelling

cover CiteScore: 2.38
Impact Factor: 2.056
SNIP: 1.421
SJR: 1.039

Most cited articles

Economic Systems

cover CiteScore: 1.52
Impact Factor: 1.326
SNIP: 0.767
SJR: 0.478

Most cited articles

Economics and Human Biology

cover CiteScore: 2.46
Impact Factor: 2.183
SNIP: 1.212
SJR: 1.524

Economics Letters

cover CiteScore: 1.10
Impact Factor: 0.876
SNIP: 0.715
SJR: 0.767

Most cited articles

Energy Economics

cover CiteScore: 5.04
Impact Factor: 4.151
SNIP: 1.827
SJR: 2.003

Most cited articles

European Economic Review

cover CiteScore: 2.23
Impact Factor: 1.711
SNIP: 1.520
SJR: 2.210

Most cited articles

European Journal of Political Economy

cover CiteScore: 2.36
Impact Factor: 1.782
SNIP: 1.519
SJR: 1.481

Most cited articles

Explorations in Economic History

cover CiteScore: 1.43
Impact Factor: 1.148
SNIP: 1.576
SJR: 1.150

Most cited articles

Games and Economic Behavior

cover CiteScore: 1.31
Impact Factor: 1.004
SNIP: 1.163
SJR: 1.814

Most cited articles

Information Economics and Policy

cover CiteScore: 1.73
Impact Factor: 1.245
SNIP: 1.196
SJR: 0.899

Most cited articles

Insurance Mathematics and Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.61
Impact Factor: 1.315
SNIP: 1.228
SJR: 0.949

International Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.60
SNIP: 0.839
SJR: 0.483


Most cited articles

International Journal of Industrial Organization

cover CiteScore: 1.36
Impact Factor: 0.960
SNIP: 1.148
SJR: 1.239

Most cited articles

International Review of Economics Education

cover CiteScore: 0.86
Impact Factor: 0.545
SNIP: 0.533
SJR: 0.373

Most cited articles

International Review of Law & Economics

cover CiteScore: 0.90
Impact Factor: 0.667
SNIP: 0.915
SJR: 0.514

Japan and the World Economy

cover CiteScore: 0.83
Impact Factor: 0.651
SNIP: 0.483
SJR: 0.250

Journal of Asian Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.59
Impact Factor: 1.111
SNIP: 1.206
SJR :0.616

Most cited articles

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.26
Impact Factor: 1.140
SNIP: 0.799
SJR: 0.755

Most cited articles

Journal of Commodity Markets

cover CiteScore: 3.15
SNIP: 1.375
SJR: 0.725


Most cited articles

Journal of Comparative Economics

cover CiteScore: 2.02
Impact Factor: 1.708
SNIP: 1.550
SJR: 0.976

Most cited articles

Journal of Development Economics

cover CiteScore: 3.48
Impact Factor: 2.855
SNIP: 2.604
SJR: 3.432

Most cited articles

Journal of Econometrics

cover CiteScore: 2.56
Impact Factor: 1.949
SNIP: 2.207
SJR: 4.485

Most cited articles

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

cover CiteScore: 1.98
Impact Factor: 1.404
SNIP: 1.281
SJR: 1.714

Most cited articles

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

cover CiteScore: 2.13
Impact Factor: 1.502
SNIP: 1.372
SJR: 1.559

Most cited articles

Journal of Economic Psychology

cover CiteScore: 1.94
Impact Factor: 1.561
SNIP: 1.091
SJR: 1.039

Most cited articles

Journal of Economic Theory

cover CiteScore: 1.59
Impact Factor: 1.181
SNIP: 1.402
SJR: 3.467

Most cited articles

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

cover CiteScore: 4.20
Impact Factor: 4.175
SNIP: 2.085
SJR: 2.232

Most cited articles

Journal of Health Economics

cover CiteScore: 4.10
Impact Factor: 3.352
SNIP: 2.218
SJR: 3.106

Most cited articles

Journal of Housing Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.72
Impact Factor: 1.640
SNIP: 1.061
SJR: 0.755

Most cited articles

Journal of International Economics

cover CiteScore: 3.09
Impact Factor: 2.216
SNIP: 2.528
SJR: 4.347

Most cited articles

Journal of Macroeconomics

cover CiteScore: 1.13
Impact Factor: 0.910
SNIP: 0.910
SJR: 0.680

Most cited articles

Journal of Mathematical Economics

cover CiteScore: 0.84
Impact Factor: 0.634
SNIP: 0.991
SJR: 1.081

Most cited articles

Journal of Monetary Economics

cover CiteScore: 3.11
Impact Factor: 2.444
SNIP: 2.533
SJR: 7.248

Most cited articles

Journal of Policy Modeling

cover CiteScore: 1.47
Impact Factor: 1.254
SNIP: 1.128
SJR: 0.642

Most cited articles

Journal of Public Economics

cover CiteScore: 2.54
Impact Factor: 1.773
SNIP: 2.006
SJR: 3.691

Most cited articles

Journal of The Japanese and International Economies

cover CiteScore: 0.88
Impact Factor: 0.741
SNIP: 0.603
SJR: 0.443

Most cited articles

Journal of Urban Economics

cover CiteScore: 3.29
Impact Factor: 2.447
SNIP: 2.065
SJR: 2.724

Most cited articles

Labour Economics

cover CiteScore: 1.58
Impact Factor: 1.327
SNIP: 1.181
SJR: 1.529

Most cited articles

Mathematical Social Sciences

cover CiteScore: 0.81
Impact Factor: 0.540
SNIP: 0.919
SJR: 0.581

Most cited articles

Regional Science and Urban Economics

cover CiteScore: 2.43
Impact Factor: 2.092
SNIP: 1.437
SJR: 1.570

Most cited articles

Research in Economics

cover CiteScore: 0.81
SNIP: 0.714
SJR: 1.192


Most cited articles

Resource and Energy Economics

cover CiteScore: 2.74
Impact Factor: 2.367
SNIP: 1.316
SJR: 1.192

Most cited articles

Resources Policy

cover CiteScore: 4.09
Impact Factor: 3.185
SNIP: 1.685
SJR: 1.170

Most cited articles

Review of Economic Dynamics

cover CiteScore: 2.33
Impact Factor: 1.580
SNIP: 1.927
SJR: 4.990

Most cited articles

Structural Change and Economic Dynamics

cover CiteScore: 1.81
Impact Factor: 1.557
SNIP: 0.933
SJR: 0.535

Most cited articles

The Journal of Economic Asymmetries

cover CiteScore: 1.14
SNIP: 0.704
SJR: 0.356


Most cited articles

The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

cover CiteScore: 1.44
Impact Factor: 1.750
SNIP: 1.224
SJR: 0.739

Most cited articles

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