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CIRIEC-Espana Revista de Economia Publica, Social y Cooperativaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

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CIRIEC-España revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa (CIRIEC journal of public, social and cooperative economy) is a quarterly Latin-American scientific journal founded in 1986 and published on behalf of the non-governmental scientific organisation CIRIEC-Spain. It publishes original, high-quality papers in economics, but also in social sciences, law and politics. Papers are written in Spanish or in English and subjected to a peer review system. The research field of CIRIEC-España revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa (CIRIEC journal of public, social and cooperative economy) ranges over organizations, enterprises and public/private bodies focused on general interest, sustainable development and public purpose. It pays particular attention to social economy -mostly composed of social cooperatives, agricultural cooperatives, worker cooperatives, credit cooperatives, mutual societies, social enterprises, non-profit organizations, labour societies, mutual saving banks, foundations, voluntary organizations and associations- and also to public economy, giving priority in this case to labour policies, social cohesion and regional development policies. CIRIEC has the support of the Spanish Ministry of Labour and of several other public and private bodies whose aim is the promotion of the Social Economy at regional and national level. Nowadays, this journal is considered a “must-read” for Spanish-speaking, but also other Latin languages-speaking researchers, managers and specialists in its scope. 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.

Economics and Econometrics2017Q4
Economics and Econometrics2018Q3
Economics and Econometrics2019Q3
Economics and Econometrics2020Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.669
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.712
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.930
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.350
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20174
Self Cites201819
Self Cites201918
Self Cites202031
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201711
Total Cites201842
Total Cites201983
Total Cites2020166
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.000
External Cites per document20170.212
External Cites per document20180.390
External Cites per document20190.747
External Cites per document20201.588
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.333
Cites per document20180.712
Cites per document20190.943
Cites per document20201.930
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20150
Citable documents20161
Citable documents201733
Citable documents201859
Citable documents201987
Citable documents202085
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 documents20150
Uncited documents20161
Uncited documents201724
Uncited documents201835
Uncited documents201943
Uncited documents202031
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20179
Cited documents201824
Cited documents201945
Cited documents202055
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