Finance journal rankings and tiers: An Active Scholar Assessment methodology
AbstractThis study uses respondent data from a web-based survey of active finance scholars (45% response rate from 37 countries) to endogenously rank 83 finance journals by quality and importance. Journals are further tiered into four groups (A, B, C and D) and stratified into "upper", "middle" and "lower" tier categories (e.g. A+, A and A-) by estimating a nested regression with random journal-within-tier effects. The comprehensive and endogenous ranking of finance journals based on the Active Scholar Assessment (ASA) methodology can help authors evaluate the strategic aspects of placing their research, facilitate assessment of research achievement by tenure and promotion committees; and assist university libraries in better managing their journal resources. Study findings from active researchers in the field also provide useful guidance to editorial boards for enhancing their journal standing.
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Volume (Year): 35 (2011)
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Journal assessment Active scholars Endogenous ranking Tiers ABS ISI impact factors Nested random-effects regression;
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