Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal of Central Banking



Universities and research institutions in Germany

Subject Area and Category


Association of the International Journal of Central Banking



Publication type



18154654, 18157556





How to publish in this journal


The journal's primary objectives are to disseminate widely the best policy-relevant and applied research on central banking and to promote communication among researchers both inside and outside of central banks. The editors welcome manuscripts for consideration from central bank staff and other researchers. The editors seek manuscripts of high analytical quality on the theory and/or practice of central banking, with special emphasis on research bearing on monetary and financial stability. Topic areas of published research may include but are not limited to: macroeconomics; monetary economics; econometric modeling; finance and capital markets; banking and financial intermediation; analysis of payments systems; prudential regulation and supervision; issues relating to domestic and international financial stability; general international finance 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.

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Economics and Econometrics2013Q2
Economics and Econometrics2014Q1
Economics and Econometrics2015Q2
Economics and Econometrics2016Q1
Economics and Econometrics2017Q1
Economics and Econometrics2018Q2
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.861
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.549
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.982
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.635
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.753
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.525
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.861
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.365
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.633
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.861
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.895
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.274
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.461
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.291
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20123
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20169
Self Cites201712
Self Cites20184
Self Cites201913
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201121
Total Cites201268
Total Cites2013141
Total Cites2014183
Total Cites2015149
Total Cites2016187
Total Cites2017232
Total Cites2018152
Total Cites2019196
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.500
External Cites per document20120.823
External Cites per document20131.093
External Cites per document20141.246
External Cites per document20151.037
External Cites per document20161.299
External Cites per document20171.913
External Cites per document20181.156
External Cites per document20191.525
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.525
Cites per document20120.861
Cites per document20131.195
Cites per document20141.366
Cites per document20151.112
Cites per document20161.365
Cites per document20172.017
Cites per document20181.188
Cites per document20191.633
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents201815
Non-citable documents20192
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201140
Citable documents201279
Citable documents2013118
Citable documents2014134
Citable documents2015134
Citable documents2016137
Citable documents2017115
Citable documents2018128
Citable documents2019120
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents201250
Uncited documents201371
Uncited documents201472
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents201687
Uncited documents201763
Uncited documents201879
Uncited documents201954
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201231
Cited documents201351
Cited documents201467
Cited documents201557
Cited documents201665
Cited documents201766
Cited documents201864
Cited documents201968
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