What are the top five journals in economics? A new meta-ranking

Lutz Bornmann, Alexander Butz, Klaus Wohlrabe
2017 Applied Economics  
We construct a meta-ranking of 277 economics journals based on 22 different rankings. The ranking incorporates bibliometric measures from four different databases (Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar and RePEc). We account for the different scaling of all bibliometric measures by standardizing each ranking score. We run a principal component analysis to assign weights to each ranking. In our metaranking the top five journals are given by:
doi:10.1080/00036846.2017.1332753 fatcat:olbyzawkczcajl2fqdvnapnocu