Scimago Journal & Country Rank

American Economic Review

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

American Economic Association

H-Index

312

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00028282

Coverage

1978-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

info_aerjournal@aeapubs.org

Scope

The American Economic Review is a general-interest economics journal. Established in 1911, the AER is among the nation's oldest and most respected scholarly journals in the economics profession and is celebrating over 100 years of publishing.  The journal publishes 12 issues containing articles on a broad range of topics. 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 and Econometrics1999Q1
Economics and Econometrics2000Q1
Economics and Econometrics2001Q1
Economics and Econometrics2002Q1
Economics and Econometrics2003Q1
Economics and Econometrics2004Q1
Economics and Econometrics2005Q1
Economics and Econometrics2006Q1
Economics and Econometrics2007Q1
Economics and Econometrics2008Q1
Economics and Econometrics2009Q1
Economics and Econometrics2010Q1
Economics and Econometrics2011Q1
Economics and Econometrics2012Q1
Economics and Econometrics2013Q1
Economics and Econometrics2014Q1
Economics and Econometrics2015Q1
Economics and Econometrics2016Q1
Economics and Econometrics2017Q1
Economics and Econometrics2018Q1
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1
Economics and Econometrics2020Q1
Economics and Econometrics2021Q1
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
19996.146
20005.445
20014.600
20025.406
20035.965
20045.709
20056.028
20066.806
20077.267
20086.323
20098.108
20108.759
20119.236
20128.977
201310.472
201412.172
20158.969
201611.101
201712.047
201811.889
201913.773
202016.936
202120.361
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
1999145
2000166
2001167
2002179
2003186
2004160
2005178
2006189
2007193
2008191
2009222
2010244
2011252
2012263
2013224
2014271
2015244
2016263
2017267
2018115
2019117
2020120
2021118
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)19992.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.781
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.486
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.484
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.687
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20074.007
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20124.912
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.391
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.669
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20186.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.151
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20207.856
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202110.869
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.307
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.086
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.592
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.498
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.002
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.709
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.904
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.702
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20196.054
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202111.804
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.020
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.775
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.645
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.872
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.482
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.121
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20208.185
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202110.544
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 Cites199954
Self Cites200055
Self Cites200154
Self Cites200247
Self Cites200382
Self Cites200439
Self Cites200564
Self Cites200656
Self Cites200792
Self Cites2008104
Self Cites200992
Self Cites201076
Self Cites2011107
Self Cites2012111
Self Cites201391
Self Cites2014150
Self Cites2015143
Self Cites2016148
Self Cites2017138
Self Cites2018114
Self Cites2019109
Self Cites202096
Self Cites2021114
Total Cites19991198
Total Cites20001016
Total Cites20011111
Total Cites20021405
Total Cites20031693
Total Cites20041642
Total Cites20051622
Total Cites20061711
Total Cites20071893
Total Cites20081959
Total Cites20092293
Total Cites20102711
Total Cites20113094
Total Cites20122988
Total Cites20133510
Total Cites20143624
Total Cites20153821
Total Cites20163891
Total Cites20174436
Total Cites20184216
Total Cites20193905
Total Cites20203787
Total Cites20214155
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 document19992.588
External Cites per document20002.219
External Cites per document20012.293
External Cites per document20022.877
External Cites per document20033.153
External Cites per document20043.083
External Cites per document20053.067
External Cites per document20063.297
External Cites per document20073.545
External Cites per document20083.461
External Cites per document20093.995
External Cites per document20104.520
External Cites per document20114.756
External Cites per document20124.200
External Cites per document20134.671
External Cites per document20144.805
External Cites per document20154.930
External Cites per document20165.170
External Cites per document20175.611
External Cites per document20185.426
External Cites per document20196.006
External Cites per document20207.548
External Cites per document202111.513
Cites per document19992.704
Cites per document20002.314
Cites per document20012.379
Cites per document20022.939
Cites per document20033.307
Cites per document20043.086
Cites per document20053.090
Cites per document20063.265
Cites per document20073.592
Cites per document20083.498
Cites per document20094.002
Cites per document20104.474
Cites per document20114.709
Cites per document20124.162
Cites per document20134.625
Cites per document20144.904
Cites per document20155.041
Cites per document20165.265
Cites per document20175.702
Cites per document20185.447
Cites per document20196.054
Cites per document20207.589
Cites per document202111.804
% 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
199913.10
200012.05
200116.17
200217.32
200323.66
200421.88
200520.79
200629.63
200724.87
200834.03
200926.13
201022.54
201121.83
201231.94
201330.36
201426.57
201525.00
201625.10
201732.21
201827.83
201940.17
202043.33
202143.22
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 documents19991
Non-citable documents20006
Non-citable documents20016
Non-citable documents20026
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents200412
Non-citable documents200517
Non-citable documents200622
Non-citable documents200719
Non-citable documents200824
Non-citable documents200922
Non-citable documents201023
Non-citable documents201129
Non-citable documents201233
Non-citable documents201327
Non-citable documents201416
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201712
Non-citable documents201818
Non-citable documents201913
Non-citable documents202010
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents1999442
Citable documents2000433
Citable documents2001461
Citable documents2002472
Citable documents2003511
Citable documents2004520
Citable documents2005508
Citable documents2006502
Citable documents2007508
Citable documents2008536
Citable documents2009551
Citable documents2010583
Citable documents2011628
Citable documents2012685
Citable documents2013732
Citable documents2014723
Citable documents2015746
Citable documents2016724
Citable documents2017766
Citable documents2018756
Citable documents2019632
Citable documents2020489
Citable documents2021351
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 documents1999124
Uncited documents2000147
Uncited documents2001157
Uncited documents2002143
Uncited documents2003145
Uncited documents2004149
Uncited documents2005128
Uncited documents2006140
Uncited documents2007125
Uncited documents2008146
Uncited documents2009132
Uncited documents2010131
Uncited documents2011156
Uncited documents2012175
Uncited documents2013165
Uncited documents2014163
Uncited documents2015159
Uncited documents2016138
Uncited documents2017151
Uncited documents2018156
Uncited documents2019121
Uncited documents202055
Uncited documents202126
Cited documents1999319
Cited documents2000292
Cited documents2001310
Cited documents2002335
Cited documents2003367
Cited documents2004383
Cited documents2005397
Cited documents2006384
Cited documents2007402
Cited documents2008414
Cited documents2009441
Cited documents2010475
Cited documents2011501
Cited documents2012543
Cited documents2013594
Cited documents2014576
Cited documents2015599
Cited documents2016601
Cited documents2017627
Cited documents2018618
Cited documents2019524
Cited documents2020444
Cited documents2021326
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