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Cato Journalopen access

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cato Institute

H-Index

32

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

02733072

Coverage

1985, 1996-2002, 2004-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

jdorn@cato.org

Scope

Cato Journal is America’s leading free‐​market public policy journal. Every issue is a valuable resource for scholars concerned with questions of public policy, yet it is written and edited to be accessible to the interested lay reader. Clive Crook of The Economist has called it “the most consistently interesting and provocative journal of its kind.” Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Geography, Planning and Development1999Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2000Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2001Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2002Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2003Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2004Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2005Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2006Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2007Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2008Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2009Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2010Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2011Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2012Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q2
Public Administration1999Q2
Public Administration2000Q3
Public Administration2001Q1
Public Administration2002Q3
Public Administration2003Q2
Public Administration2004Q3
Public Administration2005Q3
Public Administration2006Q3
Public Administration2007Q3
Public Administration2008Q2
Public Administration2009Q2
Public Administration2010Q3
Public Administration2011Q2
Public Administration2012Q2
Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q2
Public Administration2015Q3
Public Administration2016Q3
Public Administration2017Q3
Public Administration2018Q2
Public Administration2019Q3
Public Administration2020Q3
Public Administration2021Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19990.351
20000.304
20010.682
20020.206
20030.294
20040.194
20050.166
20060.259
20070.280
20080.363
20090.466
20100.273
20110.426
20120.474
20130.268
20140.428
20150.271
20160.335
20170.317
20180.398
20190.298
20200.299
20210.323
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199919
200018
200135
200231
20030
200417
200547
200637
200735
200834
200935
201037
201140
201242
201333
201434
201532
201641
201736
201841
201924
202039
202144
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)19990.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.294
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.442
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.347
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.638
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.830
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.922
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.564
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.550
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.636
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.540
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.664
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.396
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.340
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.406
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.347
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.765
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.934
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.546
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.505
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.566
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.626
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.725
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.424
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.673
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.216
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.318
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.806
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.298
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.754
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.478
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.740
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.619
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19990
Self Cites20002
Self Cites20015
Self Cites20024
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20065
Self Cites20075
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200911
Self Cites20103
Self Cites201120
Self Cites20128
Self Cites20134
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201517
Self Cites201612
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201813
Self Cites20196
Self Cites202021
Self Cites202110
Total Cites199921
Total Cites200017
Total Cites200117
Total Cites200211
Total Cites200337
Total Cites200428
Total Cites200513
Total Cites200626
Total Cites200735
Total Cites200891
Total Cites200970
Total Cites201072
Total Cites201199
Total Cites2012106
Total Cites201365
Total Cites201460
Total Cites201555
Total Cites201656
Total Cites201767
Total Cites201879
Total Cites201950
Total Cites202066
Total Cites202170
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.396
External Cites per document20000.300
External Cites per document20010.261
External Cites per document20020.097
External Cites per document20030.440
External Cites per document20040.424
External Cites per document20050.229
External Cites per document20060.344
External Cites per document20070.309
External Cites per document20080.761
External Cites per document20090.578
External Cites per document20100.690
External Cites per document20110.782
External Cites per document20120.933
External Cites per document20130.560
External Cites per document20140.481
External Cites per document20150.380
External Cites per document20160.473
External Cites per document20170.583
External Cites per document20180.635
External Cites per document20190.386
External Cites per document20200.459
External Cites per document20210.588
Cites per document19990.396
Cites per document20000.340
Cites per document20010.370
Cites per document20020.153
Cites per document20030.440
Cites per document20040.424
Cites per document20050.271
Cites per document20060.406
Cites per document20070.347
Cites per document20080.765
Cites per document20090.660
Cites per document20100.692
Cites per document20110.934
Cites per document20120.946
Cites per document20130.546
Cites per document20140.522
Cites per document20150.505
Cites per document20160.566
Cites per document20170.626
Cites per document20180.725
Cites per document20190.424
Cites per document20200.653
Cites per document20210.673
% 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
199910.53
200011.11
200120.00
20029.68
20030
200417.65
200512.77
200624.32
20072.86
200814.71
20090.00
20100.00
20115.00
20122.38
20133.03
20140.00
20159.38
20169.76
20170.00
20180.00
20190.00
20202.56
20216.82
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20074
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201411
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20203
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents199953
Citable documents200050
Citable documents200146
Citable documents200272
Citable documents200384
Citable documents200466
Citable documents200548
Citable documents200661
Citable documents200797
Citable documents2008113
Citable documents2009102
Citable documents2010100
Citable documents2011101
Citable documents2012105
Citable documents2013109
Citable documents2014104
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents201693
Citable documents2017103
Citable documents2018104
Citable documents2019114
Citable documents202098
Citable documents2021102
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199941
Uncited documents200039
Uncited documents200138
Uncited documents200261
Uncited documents200360
Uncited documents200450
Uncited documents200538
Uncited documents200647
Uncited documents200773
Uncited documents200869
Uncited documents200970
Uncited documents201064
Uncited documents201158
Uncited documents201269
Uncited documents201379
Uncited documents201480
Uncited documents201574
Uncited documents201667
Uncited documents201773
Uncited documents201868
Uncited documents201987
Uncited documents202063
Uncited documents202166
Cited documents199912
Cited documents200011
Cited documents20018
Cited documents200211
Cited documents200324
Cited documents200416
Cited documents200510
Cited documents200617
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200850
Cited documents200936
Cited documents201040
Cited documents201148
Cited documents201243
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201632
Cited documents201734
Cited documents201841
Cited documents201931
Cited documents202038
Cited documents202138
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