Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Policy Studies Journal

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd

H-Index

75

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

0190292X, 15410072

Coverage

1972-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

policystudiesjournal@gmail.com

Scope

The primary focus of the Policy Studies Journal (PSJ) is the study of public policy. Published on behalf of the Policy Studies Organization and the American Political Science Association’s Public Policy Section, PSJ publishes individually-submitted articles and symposia of exceptional quality by social scientists and other public policy researchers and leaders. The journal addresses a wide range of public policy issues at all levels of government, and welcomes a comparative approach. We accept a variety of manuscript types. 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
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law1999Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2000Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2001Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2002Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2003Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2004Q3
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2005Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2006Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2007Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2008Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2009Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2010Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2011Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2012Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2013Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2014Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2015Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2016Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2017Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2018Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2019Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2020Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2021Q1
Public Administration1999Q2
Public Administration2000Q2
Public Administration2001Q3
Public Administration2002Q2
Public Administration2003Q3
Public Administration2004Q3
Public Administration2005Q2
Public Administration2006Q2
Public Administration2007Q2
Public Administration2008Q1
Public Administration2009Q1
Public Administration2010Q1
Public Administration2011Q1
Public Administration2012Q1
Public Administration2013Q1
Public Administration2014Q1
Public Administration2015Q1
Public Administration2016Q1
Public Administration2017Q1
Public Administration2018Q1
Public Administration2019Q1
Public Administration2020Q1
Public Administration2021Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q3
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q3
Sociology and Political Science2004Q2
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
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
19990.335
20000.402
20010.244
20020.289
20030.148
20040.245
20050.456
20060.537
20070.522
20080.826
20091.011
20101.392
20110.960
20120.862
20131.419
20141.825
20151.385
20161.946
20171.350
20181.706
20191.568
20201.773
20211.924
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199949
200044
200146
200225
200336
200431
200540
200642
200738
200833
200940
201037
201142
201236
201334
201435
201526
201632
201737
201846
201955
202050
202167
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)19990.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.379
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.421
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.652
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.725
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.243
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.454
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.129
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.634
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20215.117
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.270
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.815
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.192
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.319
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.765
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.411
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.387
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.127
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.475
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.394
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.164
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.949
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.218
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.145
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.876
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 Cites19994
Self Cites20006
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20024
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20046
Self Cites200510
Self Cites200611
Self Cites200711
Self Cites200814
Self Cites200923
Self Cites201025
Self Cites201177
Self Cites201252
Self Cites201349
Self Cites2014110
Self Cites201548
Self Cites201641
Self Cites201734
Self Cites201837
Self Cites201956
Self Cites202073
Self Cites202193
Total Cites199937
Total Cites200054
Total Cites200147
Total Cites200251
Total Cites200331
Total Cites200451
Total Cites200575
Total Cites2006131
Total Cites200796
Total Cites2008143
Total Cites2009175
Total Cites2010233
Total Cites2011256
Total Cites2012276
Total Cites2013318
Total Cites2014494
Total Cites2015321
Total Cites2016342
Total Cites2017331
Total Cites2018320
Total Cites2019430
Total Cites2020541
Total Cites2021747
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 document19990.320
External Cites per document20000.407
External Cites per document20010.328
External Cites per document20020.338
External Cites per document20030.261
External Cites per document20040.421
External Cites per document20050.714
External Cites per document20061.200
External Cites per document20070.842
External Cites per document20081.240
External Cites per document20091.520
External Cites per document20102.122
External Cites per document20111.845
External Cites per document20122.093
External Cites per document20132.514
External Cites per document20143.556
External Cites per document20152.650
External Cites per document20163.202
External Cites per document20173.264
External Cites per document20183.216
External Cites per document20193.596
External Cites per document20203.656
External Cites per document20214.638
Cites per document19990.359
Cites per document20000.458
Cites per document20010.359
Cites per document20020.367
Cites per document20030.270
Cites per document20040.477
Cites per document20050.815
Cites per document20061.224
Cites per document20070.850
Cites per document20081.192
Cites per document20091.549
Cites per document20102.099
Cites per document20112.327
Cites per document20122.319
Cites per document20132.765
Cites per document20144.411
Cites per document20153.057
Cites per document20163.600
Cites per document20173.559
Cites per document20183.368
Cites per document20193.739
Cites per document20203.920
Cites per document20214.947
% 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
19990.00
20009.09
20016.52
20028.00
200311.11
20040.00
200510.00
20060.00
20077.89
200818.18
20097.50
20102.70
20112.38
201225.00
20132.94
201411.43
201511.54
201618.75
201713.51
201813.04
201912.73
202010.00
202114.93
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20067
Non-citable documents200712
Non-citable documents200816
Non-citable documents200913
Non-citable documents201013
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents201911
Non-citable documents202010
Non-citable documents202110
Citable documents1999103
Citable documents2000118
Citable documents2001131
Citable documents2002139
Citable documents2003115
Citable documents2004107
Citable documents200591
Citable documents2006100
Citable documents2007101
Citable documents2008104
Citable documents2009100
Citable documents201098
Citable documents201197
Citable documents2012107
Citable documents2013107
Citable documents2014108
Citable documents2015103
Citable documents201694
Citable documents201791
Citable documents201888
Citable documents2019104
Citable documents2020128
Citable documents2021141
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 documents199976
Uncited documents200082
Uncited documents200197
Uncited documents2002104
Uncited documents200393
Uncited documents200471
Uncited documents200555
Uncited documents200656
Uncited documents200766
Uncited documents200860
Uncited documents200947
Uncited documents201041
Uncited documents201138
Uncited documents201234
Uncited documents201339
Uncited documents201420
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201617
Uncited documents201718
Uncited documents201822
Uncited documents201921
Uncited documents202027
Uncited documents202123
Cited documents199927
Cited documents200036
Cited documents200134
Cited documents200235
Cited documents200322
Cited documents200436
Cited documents200537
Cited documents200651
Cited documents200747
Cited documents200860
Cited documents200966
Cited documents201070
Cited documents201172
Cited documents201285
Cited documents201376
Cited documents201492
Cited documents201585
Cited documents201678
Cited documents201775
Cited documents201873
Cited documents201994
Cited documents2020111
Cited documents2021128
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