Development Studies

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(A journal has H4-Index of h when h of its past four year's publications has h citations, whereby h is the highest possible number that renders the former statement true. The citation data are based on CrossRef. The ranking can be re-used under a CC0-license.)
(Using publications from roughly 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01)
Rank Journal H4-Index
1 World Development56
2 Sustainable Development54
3 Habitat International37
4 Long Range Planning27
5 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management26
6 Journal of Peasant Studies21
7 African Development Review-Revue Africaine de Developpement20
- European Journal of Development Research20
- Social Policy & Administration20
10 Climate and Development19
- Growth and Change19
12 Information Technology for Development18
13 Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning17
- Third World Quarterly17
- Entrepreneurship and Regional Development17
- Journal of Development Studies17
17 Development and Change16
- Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society16
- Housing Policy Debate16
20 Review of Development Economics14
- Society & Natural Resources14
22 Canadian Journal of Development Studies-Revue Canadienne d'Etudes du Developpement13
- Development Southern Africa13
- Development Policy Review13
- Journal of International Development13
26 Studies in Comparative International Development12
27 Economic Development and Cultural Change11
- Journal of Agrarian Change11
- World Bank Economic Review11
30 Journal of Human Development and Capabilities10
31 Public Administration and Development9
- Journal of Environment & Development9
33 International Development Planning Review8
- Journal of Economic Policy Reform8
- Progress in Development Studies8
36 Community Development Journal7
- Economic Development Quarterly7
38 IDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies6
- Journal of Development Effectiveness6
- Developing Economies6
- Journal of South Asian Development6