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Public Policy and Administrationopen access



Universities and research institutions in Lithuania

Subject Area and Category


Mykolas Riomeris University

Mykolas Riomeris University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



16482603, 20292872





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The academic journal Public Policy and Administration aims to encourage scientific research aimed at finding new theoretical and practical solutions for the formation and implementation of public policy; analyze current trends in public administration and suggest new alternatives for decision making and implementation for public administration practice; pay special attention to the analysis and critical evaluation of the processes of public administration in Eastern and Central Europe; contribute to the improvement of the research methodology in the field of public policy; ensure effective dissemination of scientific knowledge by publishing relevant up-to-date studies and conference reviews. 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, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Public Administration2012Q3
Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q4
Public Administration2015Q4
Public Administration2016Q4
Public Administration2017Q4
Public Administration2018Q3
Public Administration2019Q2
Public Administration2020Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q3

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.431
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.493
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.266
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.347
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.330
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.534
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.284
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.431
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.309
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.282
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.356
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 Cites20110
Self Cites201216
Self Cites201324
Self Cites201422
Self Cites201524
Self Cites201610
Self Cites20178
Self Cites201816
Self Cites201910
Self Cites202026
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201222
Total Cites201344
Total Cites201474
Total Cites201541
Total Cites201648
Total Cites201738
Total Cites201868
Total Cites2019662
Total Cites2020154
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.125
External Cites per document20130.196
External Cites per document20140.347
External Cites per document20150.113
External Cites per document20160.279
External Cites per document20170.224
External Cites per document20180.409
External Cites per document20194.977
External Cites per document20200.970
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.458
Cites per document20130.431
Cites per document20140.493
Cites per document20150.272
Cites per document20160.353
Cites per document20170.284
Cites per document20180.535
Cites per document20195.053
Cites per document20201.167
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201248
Citable documents2013102
Citable documents2014150
Citable documents2015151
Citable documents2016136
Citable documents2017134
Citable documents2018127
Citable documents2019131
Citable documents2020132
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201240
Uncited documents201385
Uncited documents2014123
Uncited documents2015132
Uncited documents2016114
Uncited documents2017116
Uncited documents2018100
Uncited documents201929
Uncited documents202099
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20128
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201519
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201718
Cited documents201827
Cited documents2019102
Cited documents202033
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