New Approaches to Ranking Economics Journals

  title={New Approaches to Ranking Economics Journals},
  author={Yolanda K. Kodrzycki and Pingkang David Yu},
  journal={The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis \& Policy},
Abstract We develop a flexible, citations- and reference-intensity-adjusted ranking technique that allows a specified set of journals to be evaluated using a range of alternative criteria. We also distinguish between the influence of a journal and that of a journal article, with the latter concept arguably being more relevant for measuring research productivity. The list of top economics journals can (but does not necessarily) change noticeably when one examines citations in the social science… 

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