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Law and Development Review

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
4
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEconomics, Econometrics and Finance
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Development
Law
PublisherWalter de Gruyter GmbH
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19433867
Coverage2012-ongoing
Scope Law and Development Review (LDR) is a top peer-reviewed journal in the field of law and development which explores the impact of law, legal frameworks, and institutions (LFIs) on development. LDR is distinguished from other law and economics journals in that its primary focus is the development aspects of international and domestic legal orders. The journal promotes global exchanges of views on law and development issues. LDR facilitates future global negotiations concerning the economic development of developing countries and sets out future directions for law and development studies. Many of the top scholars and practitioners in the field, including Professors David Trubek, Bhupinder Chimni, Michael Trebilcock, and Mitsuo Matsushita, have edited LDR issues and published articles in LDR.

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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
Development2013Q3
Development2014Q4
Development2015Q3
Development2016Q3
Development2017Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Law2013Q3
Law2014Q4
Law2015Q2
Law2016Q3
Law2017Q2
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
20130.175
20140.101
20150.254
20160.183
20170.368
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)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.452
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20159
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20177
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201315
Total Cites20141
Total Cites201520
Total Cites201614
Total Cites201725
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.600
External Cites per document20140.032
External Cites per document20150.220
External Cites per document20160.208
External Cites per document20170.360
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.000
Cites per document20140.032
Cites per document20150.400
Cites per document20160.264
Cites per document20170.500
% 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
201213.33
201318.75
201442.11
201511.11
201628.57
201713.64
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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201315
Citable documents201431
Citable documents201550
Citable documents201653
Citable documents201750
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 documents20120
Uncited documents20139
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201539
Uncited documents201641
Uncited documents201737
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20136
Cited documents20141
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201612
Cited documents201714
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