nep-sog New Economics Papers
on Sociology of Economics
Issue of 2023‒11‒20
two papers chosen by
Jonas Holmström, Axventure AB

  1. A journal ranking based on central bank citations By Raphael Auer; Giulio Cornelli; Christian Zimmermann
  2. 47 Vietnamese people are among the world’s most influential scientists in 2023 By Quỳnh, Như

  1. By: Raphael Auer; Giulio Cornelli; Christian Zimmermann
    Abstract: We present a ranking of journals geared toward measuring the policy relevance of research. We compute simple impact factors that count only citations made in central bank publications, such as their working paper series. Whereas this ranking confirms the policy relevance of the major general interest journals in the field of economics, the major finance journals fare less favourably. Journals specialising in monetary economics, international economics and financial intermediation feature highly, but surprisingly not those specialising in econometrics. The ranking is topped by the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, followed by the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the Journal of Monetary Economics, the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, and the Journal of Political Economy.
    Keywords: central banks, citations, academic journals, ranking
    JEL: A11 E50 E58
    Date: 2023–10
  2. By: Quỳnh, Như
    Abstract: Vietnamese scientists on the list of “100, 000 influential scientists” this year have increased sharply in number and rank. The ranking was published by Elsevier Publishing House (owner of the Scopus database), selected by a group of scientists led by Professor John PA Ioannidis and colleagues from Stanford University (USA) based on the Scopus database. The top 100, 000 list is selected from 210, 000 of the world’s most influential scientists in terms of most cited scientific articles.
    Date: 2023–10–05

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