Journals making more of an impact


The Society’s journals have seen significant gains in their Impact Factor according to recently released figures.

The EJ’s Impact Factor has increased to 2.946 in 2017 from 2.608 in 2016 – its highest ever score. This places The Economic Journal neck and neck with the Journal of the European Economic Association and in the top 12% of all journals within the economics category. 

The Econometrics Journal has jumped nearly 100 places in the economics category, and is now ranked 172 out of 353 journals. It also saw a large increase, with an impact factor of 1.152 in 2017 compared to 0.513 in 2016.