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African Finance Journal

CountrySouth Africa
3
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEconomics, Econometrics and Finance
Finance
PublisherAfrican Finance Association
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16059786
Coverage2013-ongoing
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
Finance2014Q3
Finance2015Q4
Finance2016Q4
Finance2017Q4
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
20140.377
20150.175
20160.144
20170.184
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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.412
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.394
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.412
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.240
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.889
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.188
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20171
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20148
Total Cites20157
Total Cites20166
Total Cites201711
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.778
External Cites per document20150.412
External Cites per document20160.160
External Cites per document20170.417
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.889
Cites per document20150.412
Cites per document20160.240
Cites per document20170.458
% 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
201311.11
201412.50
201512.50
201637.50
201728.57
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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents20130
Citable documents20149
Citable documents201517
Citable documents201625
Citable documents201724
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 documents20130
Uncited documents20146
Uncited documents201512
Uncited documents201622
Uncited documents201716
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20143
Cited documents20155
Cited documents20163
Cited documents20178
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