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Journal of Public Procurement


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.



Publication type



15350118, 21506930





How to publish in this journal


The Journal of Public Procurement (JOPP) seeks to further the understanding of public procurement. JOPP publishes original, high-quality research that explores the theories and practices of public procurement. The journal ensures that high-quality research is collected and disseminated widely to both academics and practitioners, and provides a forum for debate. It covers all subjects relating to the purchase of goods, services and works by public organizations at a local, regional, national and international level. JOPP is multi-disciplinary, with a broad approach towards methods and styles of research as well as the level of issues addressed. The Journal welcomes the submission of papers from researchers internationally. The journal welcomes research papers, narrative essays, exemplar cases, forums, and book reviews. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q3
Public Administration2015Q2
Public Administration2016Q4
Public Administration2017Q3
Public Administration2018Q3
Public Administration2019Q3
Public Administration2020Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.750
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.092
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.655
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.550
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201436
Self Cites201512
Self Cites20164
Self Cites201746
Self Cites201822
Self Cites201936
Self Cites202048
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201322
Total Cites201488
Total Cites201584
Total Cites201648
Total Cites2017116
Total Cites201874
Total Cites2019116
Total Cites2020182
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20131.111
External Cites per document20141.733
External Cites per document20151.412
External Cites per document20160.917
External Cites per document20171.429
External Cites per document20181.182
External Cites per document20191.633
External Cites per document20202.393
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.100
Cites per document20142.750
Cites per document20151.585
Cites per document20161.000
Cites per document20172.367
Cites per document20181.682
Cites per document20192.367
Cites per document20203.250
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201318
Citable documents201430
Citable documents201551
Citable documents201648
Citable documents201749
Citable documents201844
Citable documents201949
Citable documents202056
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents201315
Uncited documents201414
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201631
Uncited documents201722
Uncited documents201822
Uncited documents201923
Uncited documents202020
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20135
Cited documents201418
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201617
Cited documents201727
Cited documents201822
Cited documents201926
Cited documents202036
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