Social Sciences

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The TQCC is the top quartile citation count: if all publications of a journal are sorted by citation count in descending order, then the TQCC is the citation count of the publication residing at the end of the top quartile; for example, given 100 publications, the TQCC is the citation count of the 25th ranked paper. The 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 TQCC
1 Quarterly Journal of Economics39
2 Nature Sustainability37
3 Journal of Financial Economics33
4 American Economic Review32
5 Journal of Finance28
- Review of Financial Studies28
7 npj Digital Medicine27
- Computers & Education27
9 Tourism Management26
- Nature Climate Change26
- International Journal of Hospitality Management26
12 Technological Forecasting and Social Change25
- Journal of Economic Perspectives25
- Annual Review of Political Science25
15 Business Strategy and the Environment24
- Educational Psychologist24
- Technology in Society24
- Annual Review of Sociology24
19 Sustainable Production and Consumption23
20 Energy Economics22
- International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education22
22 International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management21
- Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions21
- Energy Policy21
- Annual Review of Economics21
26 Journal of Destination Marketing & Management20
- Educational Research Review20
28 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions19
- Annals of Tourism Research19
- Landscape and Urban Planning19
- Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing19
32 Energy Research & Social Science18
- Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management18
- Journal of Sustainable Tourism18
- Transportation Research Part B-Methodological18
- Transportation Research Part E-Logistics and Transportation Review18
- Ecosystem Services18
- Review of Educational Research18
- Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management18
- Transportation Research Part D-Transport and Environment18
- Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management18
42 JMIR mHealth and uHealth17
- Journal of Medical Internet Research17
- One Earth17
- American Sociological Review17
- Land Use Policy17
- Internet and Higher Education17
- Journal of Sport and Health Science17
- Sports Medicine17
50 Transport Reviews16
- Computers Environment and Urban Systems16
- Policy and Society16
- Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Climate Change16
- Environmental Impact Assessment Review16
- Journal of Medical Systems16
- Tourism Management Perspectives16
57 Resources Policy15
- Journal of Political Economy15
- Urban Forestry & Urban Greening15
- Ecological Economics15
- Journal of Travel Research15
- British Journal of Educational Technology15
- Accident Analysis and Prevention15
- European Transport Research Review15
- Implementation Science15
- International Journal of Stem Education15
- World Development15
68 Review of Economic Studies14
- Climate Policy14
- Oeconomia Copernicana14
- Food Policy14
- Progress in Human Geography14
- International Journal of Nursing Studies14
- Transport Policy14
- Cities14
76 Journal of Accounting & Economics13
- Journal of Advertising13
- Review of Environmental Economics and Policy13
- Review of Finance13
- Journal of Rural Studies13
- Journal of Monetary Economics13
- Journal of Environmental Psychology13
- Tourism Review13
- Travel Behaviour and Society13
- Journal of Transport Geography13
- Annual Review of Resource Economics13
- European Research on Management and Business Economics13
- International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology13
- Science Communication13
- British Journal of Sports Medicine13
- Information Technology & Tourism13
- American Review of Public Administration13
93 Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews12
- Health Affairs12
- China Economic Review12
- Econometrica12
- Pragmatics12
- Economic Geography12
- Journal of Air Transport Management12
- International Organization12
- Journal of Social Issues12
- Sports Medicine-Open12
- Structural Change and Economic Dynamics12
- Telecommunications Policy12
- Habitat International12
- Comunicar12
- Computer Assisted Language Learning12
- World Politics12
109 Educational Researcher11
- European Societies11
- Forest Policy and Economics11
- Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism11
- International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning11
- Digital Journalism11
- Recall11
- Big Data & Society11
- Economic Analysis and Policy11
- Journal of Development Economics11
- Journal of Educational Computing Research11
- Journal of Environmental Economics and Management11
- Financial Innovation11
- Environment and Behavior11
- Public Relations Review11
- Health Policy and Planning11
- JMIR Serious Games11
- Journal of Management Analytics11
- Transportation Research Part A-Policy and Practice11
- Technological and Economic Development of Economy11
- Socio-Economic Planning Sciences11
- Learning and Instruction11
131 Journal of Business Ethics10
- Journal of Communication10
- Journal of Computer Assisted Learning10
- American Journal of Sports Medicine10
- Drug and Alcohol Dependence10
- Education for Chemical Engineers10
- Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology10
- Journal of Responsible Innovation10
- Palliative Medicine10
- Journal of Financial Stability10
- Transportation Science10
- South European Society and Politics10
- Sport Management Review10
- Sustainable Development10
- International Journal of Advertising10
- International Journal of Geographical Information Science10
- Human Resource Management Journal10
- Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education10
- Journal of Competitiveness10
- Health and Quality of Life Outcomes10
- International Journal of Health Services10
- Internet Interventions-The Application of Information Technology in Mental and Behavioural Health10
- Journal of Research on Technology in Education10
- Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment10
- Journal of Nursing Management10
- Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory10
- Journal of Public Economics10
- Journal of Health and Social Behavior10
- Transportation Research Part F-Traffic Psychology and Behaviour10
- Small Business Economics10
- Tourism Geographies10
- International Journal of Drug Policy10
- International Journal of Forecasting10
- Current Issues in Tourism10
- Distance Education10
- Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research10
- American Political Science Review10
- Borsa Istanbul Review10
169 ETR&D-Educational Technology Research and Development9
- Economic Journal9
- Journal of Economic Surveys9
- Education and Training9
- Emerging Markets Review9
- Public Administration Review9
- Reading Research Quarterly9
- Regional Environmental Change9
- Review of Economics and Statistics9
- Forensic Science International-Genetics9
- International Journal of Medical Informatics9
- Journal of the Learning Sciences9
- Studies in Educational Evaluation9
- Criminology9
- Health Sociology Review9
- Current Addiction Reports9
- International Journal of Management Education9
- Human Relations9
- American Economic Review-Insights9
- Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy9
- Applied Geography9
- Ethics and Information Technology9
- Eurasian Business Review9
- Economic Modelling9
- Journal of Banking & Finance9
- International Journal of Tourism Research9
- Science and Engineering Ethics9
- Rand Journal of Economics9
- Political Communication9
- Research in Transportation Economics9
- Population and Environment9
- Review of International Political Economy9
(This list is limited to max. 200 journals; click here to see the full list)