Development Studies

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The Journal Impact Factor, or JIF, denotes the average number of citations a paper of a given journal accrues within a two-year timespan, as calculated by Clarivate Analytics' database Web of Science; note that the journal coverage here at OOIR might deviate slightly from Web of Science's. The JIFs are rounded here for copyright-related reasons.)
Rank Journal Impact Factor
1 Sustainable Development ca. 12.5
2 Long Range Planning ca. 8.5
3 World Development ca. 6.9
4 Habitat International ca. 6.8
5 Entrepreneurship and Regional Development ca. 5.6
6 Journal of Peasant Studies ca. 5.1
7 Information Technology for Development ca. 4.8
8 Cambridge Journal of Regions Economy and Society ca. 4.4
9 Climate and Development ca. 4.3
10 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management ca. 3.9
11 Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning ca. 3.2
- Journal of Environment & Development ca. 3.2
- Social Policy & Administration ca. 3.2
- Growth and Change ca. 3.2
15 Development and Change ca. 3
16 African Development Review-Revue Africaine de Developpement ca. 2.9
- Journal of Development Studies ca. 2.9
- Housing Policy Debate ca. 2.9
19 Studies in Comparative International Development ca. 2.7
20 Canadian Journal of Development Studies-Revue Canadienne d'Etudes du Developpement ca. 2.5
- Society & Natural Resources ca. 2.5
- Public Administration and Development ca. 2.5
- World Bank Economic Review ca. 2.5
- Journal of Agrarian Change ca. 2.5
- European Journal of Development Research ca. 2.5
26 Developing Economies ca. 2.2
27 Journal of Economic Policy Reform ca. 2.1
28 Economic Development and Cultural Change ca. 2
- Third World Quarterly ca. 2
30 Development Policy Review ca. 1.7
31 Review of Development Economics ca. 1.6
- International Development Planning Review ca. 1.6
33 Community Development Journal ca. 1.5
- Journal of Human Development and Capabilities ca. 1.5
- Economic Development Quarterly ca. 1.5
36 Journal of International Development ca. 1.4
- Development Southern Africa ca. 1.4
38 Progress in Development Studies ca. 1.3
39 Journal of Development Effectiveness ca. 0.9
40 Journal of South Asian Development ca. 0.7
- IDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies ca. 0.7
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