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Last Updated on May 27, 2022


Top Journals in Development

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Development, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Development falls under area Social Sciences.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. Tourism Management


Tourism Management is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q1); Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management (Q1); Transportation (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Tourism Management is 487. ISSN of this journal is/are 2615177.

Impact Score: 13.79 h-Index: 216 SJR: 3.383 Overall Ranking: 487



2. Journal of Development Economics


Journal of Development Economics is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of Journal of Development Economics is 515. ISSN of this journal is/are 3043878.

Impact Score: 4.17 h-Index: 150 SJR: 3.261 Overall Ranking: 515


3. Annals of Tourism Research


Annals of Tourism Research is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Annals of Tourism Research is 546. ISSN of this journal is/are 1607383.

Impact Score: 10.42 h-Index: 187 SJR: 3.145 Overall Ranking: 546


4. World Development


World Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of World Development is 986. ISSN of this journal is/are 0305750X, 18735991.

Impact Score: 6.27 h-Index: 192 SJR: 2.297 Overall Ranking: 986


5. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management


Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management is 1310. ISSN of this journal is/are 15353958, 15353966.

Impact Score: 9.25 h-Index: 82 SJR: 1.945 Overall Ranking: 1310



6. Food Policy


Food Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Food Science (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Food Policy is 1332. ISSN of this journal is/are 3069192.

Impact Score: 5.89 h-Index: 113 SJR: 1.926 Overall Ranking: 1332


7. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research


International Journal of Urban and Regional Research is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of International Journal of Urban and Regional Research is 1387. ISSN of this journal is/are 03091317, 14682427.

Impact Score: 4.08 h-Index: 119 SJR: 1.883 Overall Ranking: 1387


8. Journal of the American Planning Association


Journal of the American Planning Association is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of the American Planning Association is 1441. ISSN of this journal is/are 1944363.

Impact Score: 4.82 h-Index: 104 SJR: 1.837 Overall Ranking: 1441


9. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development


Entrepreneurship and Regional Development is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Entrepreneurship and Regional Development is 1560. ISSN of this journal is/are 14645114, 08985626.

Impact Score: 6.74 h-Index: 96 SJR: 1.767 Overall Ranking: 1560



10. Transportation


Transportation is a journal covering the categories related to Civil and Structural Engineering (Q1); Development (Q1); Transportation (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Transportation is 1577. ISSN of this journal is/are 00494488, 15729435.

Impact Score: 5.33 h-Index: 98 SJR: 1.756 Overall Ranking: 1577


11. Policy Sciences


Policy Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Policy Sciences is 1767. ISSN of this journal is/are 00322687, 15730891.

Impact Score: 5.46 h-Index: 61 SJR: 1.661 Overall Ranking: 1767


12. Cities


Cities is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Cities is 1778. ISSN of this journal is/are 2642751.

Impact Score: 6.40 h-Index: 102 SJR: 1.656 Overall Ranking: 1778


13. Development and Change


Development and Change is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Development and Change is 1868. ISSN of this journal is/are 14677660, 0012155X.

Impact Score: 3.50 h-Index: 96 SJR: 1.607 Overall Ranking: 1868



14. World Bank Research Observer


World Bank Research Observer is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of World Bank Research Observer is 1914. ISSN of this journal is/are 15646971, 02573032.

Impact Score: 3.71 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.583 Overall Ranking: 1914


15. World Bank Economic Review


World Bank Economic Review is a journal covering the categories related to Accounting (Q1); Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Finance (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of World Bank Economic Review is 1998. ISSN of this journal is/are 1564698X, 02586770.

Impact Score: 2.23 h-Index: 92 SJR: 1.546 Overall Ranking: 1998


16. New Political Economy


New Political Economy is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of New Political Economy is 2032. ISSN of this journal is/are 14699923, 13563467.

Impact Score: 4.68 h-Index: 58 SJR: 1.529 Overall Ranking: 2032


17. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy


Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1). It is published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.. The overall rank of Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy is 2051. ISSN of this journal is/are 20405804, 20405790.

Impact Score: 4.39 h-Index: 52 SJR: 1.518 Overall Ranking: 2051


18. East European Politics


East European Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of East European Politics is 2080. ISSN of this journal is/are 21599165, 21599173.

Impact Score: 3.55 h-Index: 24 SJR: 1.502 Overall Ranking: 2080


19. NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences


NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Agronomy and Crop Science (Q1); Animal Science and Zoology (Q1); Development (Q1); Food Science (Q1); Plant Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier. The overall rank of NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences is 2154. ISSN of this journal is/are 15735214.

Impact Score: 10.56 h-Index: 50 SJR: 1.474 Overall Ranking: 2154


20. Food Security


Food Security is a journal covering the categories related to Agronomy and Crop Science (Q1); Development (Q1); Food Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Food Security is 2405. ISSN of this journal is/are 18764517, 18764525.

Impact Score: 6.93 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.387 Overall Ranking: 2405


21. Climate and Development


Climate and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Climate and Development is 2596. ISSN of this journal is/are 17565529, 17565537.

Impact Score: 5.06 h-Index: 39 SJR: 1.326 Overall Ranking: 2596


22. Sustainable Development


Sustainable Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Sustainable Development is 2634. ISSN of this journal is/are 10991719, 09680802.

Impact Score: 7.88 h-Index: 70 SJR: 1.315 Overall Ranking: 2634


23. Journal of Rural Studies


Journal of Rural Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Forestry (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Rural Studies is 2719. ISSN of this journal is/are 7430167.

Impact Score: 5.17 h-Index: 114 SJR: 1.292 Overall Ranking: 2719


24. Land Degradation and Development


Land Degradation and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Environmental Chemistry (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Soil Science (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Land Degradation and Development is 2862. ISSN of this journal is/are 1099145X, 10853278.

Impact Score: 4.77 h-Index: 89 SJR: 1.246 Overall Ranking: 2862


25. Evaluation


Evaluation is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Evaluation is 2964. ISSN of this journal is/are 13563890, 14617153.

Impact Score: 2.71 h-Index: 54 SJR: 1.224 Overall Ranking: 2964


26. Population and Development Review


Population and Development Review is a journal covering the categories related to Demography (Q1); Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Population and Development Review is 3009. ISSN of this journal is/are 17284457, 00987921.

Impact Score: 2.49 h-Index: 101 SJR: 1.213 Overall Ranking: 3009


27. Economic Development and Cultural Change


Economic Development and Cultural Change is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1). It is published by University of Chicago. The overall rank of Economic Development and Cultural Change is 3227. ISSN of this journal is/are 00130079, 15392988.

Impact Score: 1.34 h-Index: 74 SJR: 1.159 Overall Ranking: 3227


28. Energy, Sustainability and Society


Energy, Sustainability and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Energy Engineering and Power Technology (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q2). It is published by Springer Science + Business Media. The overall rank of Energy, Sustainability and Society is 3944. ISSN of this journal is/are 21920567.

Impact Score: 4.34 h-Index: 30 SJR: 1.025 Overall Ranking: 3944


29. Information Technology for Development


Information Technology for Development is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Development (Q1); E-learning (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Information Technology for Development is 4063. ISSN of this journal is/are 15540170, 02681102.

Impact Score: 4.66 h-Index: 41 SJR: 1.008 Overall Ranking: 4063


30. Extractive Industries and Society


Extractive Industries and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economic Geology (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Extractive Industries and Society is 4279. ISSN of this journal is/are 2214790X.

Impact Score: 3.90 h-Index: 37 SJR: 0.971 Overall Ranking: 4279


31. Futures


Futures is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Futures is 4289. ISSN of this journal is/are 163287.

Impact Score: 4.06 h-Index: 86 SJR: 0.97 Overall Ranking: 4289


32. Studies in Comparative International Development


Studies in Comparative International Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Studies in Comparative International Development is 4398. ISSN of this journal is/are 00393606, 19366167.

Impact Score: 2.70 h-Index: 55 SJR: 0.953 Overall Ranking: 4398


33. Journal of Development Studies


Journal of Development Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Development Studies is 4440. ISSN of this journal is/are 00220388, 17439140.

Impact Score: 2.70 h-Index: 93 SJR: 0.946 Overall Ranking: 4440


34. European Journal of Development Research


European Journal of Development Research is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1). It is published by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. The overall rank of European Journal of Development Research is 4540. ISSN of this journal is/are 17439728, 09578811.

Impact Score: 2.53 h-Index: 51 SJR: 0.931 Overall Ranking: 4540


35. Social Policy and Administration


Social Policy and Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Work (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Social Policy and Administration is 4603. ISSN of this journal is/are 01445596, 14679515.

Impact Score: 2.63 h-Index: 66 SJR: 0.925 Overall Ranking: 4603


36. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems


Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems is a journal covering the categories related to Agronomy and Crop Science (Q1); Development (Q1); Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems is 4615. ISSN of this journal is/are 21683565, 21683573.

Impact Score: 2.49 h-Index: 47 SJR: 0.923 Overall Ranking: 4615


37. Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies


Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies is 4626. ISSN of this journal is/are 14727234, 00074918.

Impact Score: 4.00 h-Index: 35 SJR: 0.922 Overall Ranking: 4626


38. Local Government Studies


Local Government Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Local Government Studies is 4700. ISSN of this journal is/are 03003930, 17439388.

Impact Score: 2.52 h-Index: 46 SJR: 0.913 Overall Ranking: 4700


39. Journal of Regional Science


Journal of Regional Science is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Regional Science is 4963. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679787, 00224146.

Impact Score: 2.31 h-Index: 83 SJR: 0.88 Overall Ranking: 4963


40. China Quarterly


China Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of China Quarterly is 5043. ISSN of this journal is/are 03057410, 14682648.

Impact Score: 2.07 h-Index: 89 SJR: 0.871 Overall Ranking: 5043


41. Journal of Planning Education and Research


Journal of Planning Education and Research is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Planning Education and Research is 5183. ISSN of this journal is/are 0739456X, 15526577.

Impact Score: 2.56 h-Index: 78 SJR: 0.857 Overall Ranking: 5183


42. Tourism Planning and Development


Tourism Planning and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Development (Q1); Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Tourism Planning and Development is 5335. ISSN of this journal is/are 21568324, 21568316.

Impact Score: 5.02 h-Index: 36 SJR: 0.84 Overall Ranking: 5335


43. Society and Natural Resources


Society and Natural Resources is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Society and Natural Resources is 5411. ISSN of this journal is/are 08941920, 15210723.

Impact Score: 3.12 h-Index: 91 SJR: 0.833 Overall Ranking: 5411


44. International Journal of Water Resources Development


International Journal of Water Resources Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Water Science and Technology (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of International Journal of Water Resources Development is 5520. ISSN of this journal is/are 13600648, 07900627.

Impact Score: 3.10 h-Index: 58 SJR: 0.821 Overall Ranking: 5520


45. Housing Policy Debate


Housing Policy Debate is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Housing Policy Debate is 5600. ISSN of this journal is/are 10511482, 2152050X.

Impact Score: 2.14 h-Index: 69 SJR: 0.813 Overall Ranking: 5600


46. Environment and Development Economics


Environment and Development Economics is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q2). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Environment and Development Economics is 5622. ISSN of this journal is/are 1355770X, 14694395.

Impact Score: 1.91 h-Index: 66 SJR: 0.81 Overall Ranking: 5622


47. Journal of Contemporary China


Journal of Contemporary China is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Contemporary China is 5653. ISSN of this journal is/are 10670564, 14699400.

Impact Score: 2.94 h-Index: 54 SJR: 0.808 Overall Ranking: 5653


48. Nanomedicine


Nanomedicine is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Bioengineering (Q2); Biomedical Engineering (Q2); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q2); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q2); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q2). It is published by Future Medicine Ltd.. The overall rank of Nanomedicine is 5711. ISSN of this journal is/are 17486963, 17435889.

Impact Score: 5.00 h-Index: 117 SJR: 0.803 Overall Ranking: 5711


49. Housing, Theory and Society


Housing, Theory and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Housing, Theory and Society is 5938. ISSN of this journal is/are 16512278, 14036096.

Impact Score: 2.71 h-Index: 45 SJR: 0.779 Overall Ranking: 5938


50. Third World Quarterly


Third World Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Third World Quarterly is 6115. ISSN of this journal is/are 01436597, 13602241.

Impact Score: 2.26 h-Index: 91 SJR: 0.765 Overall Ranking: 6115


51. International Journal of Educational Development


International Journal of Educational Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Education (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of International Journal of Educational Development is 6211. ISSN of this journal is/are 7380593.

Impact Score: 2.01 h-Index: 60 SJR: 0.755 Overall Ranking: 6211


52. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management


International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management is 6235. ISSN of this journal is/are 17568692.

Impact Score: 3.60 h-Index: 26 SJR: 0.753 Overall Ranking: 6235


53. Environmental Hazards


Environmental Hazards is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q2); Global and Planetary Change (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Environmental Hazards is 6266. ISSN of this journal is/are 14642867, 17477891, 18780059.

Impact Score: 4.46 h-Index: 53 SJR: 0.75 Overall Ranking: 6266


54. Utilities Policy


Utilities Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Development (Q1); Law (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Utilities Policy is 6420. ISSN of this journal is/are 9571787.

Impact Score: 3.35 h-Index: 54 SJR: 0.736 Overall Ranking: 6420


55. Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, ASCE


Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, ASCE is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1); Civil and Structural Engineering (Q2). It is published by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The overall rank of Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, ASCE is 6543. ISSN of this journal is/are 7339488.

Impact Score: 2.53 h-Index: 48 SJR: 0.726 Overall Ranking: 6543


56. AHURI Final Report


AHURI Final Report is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI). The overall rank of AHURI Final Report is 6549. ISSN of this journal is/are 18347223.

Impact Score: 1.72 h-Index: 13 SJR: 0.725 Overall Ranking: 6549


57. Public Administration and Development


Public Administration and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Public Administration and Development is 6561. ISSN of this journal is/are 02712075, 1099162X.

Impact Score: 1.87 h-Index: 48 SJR: 0.725 Overall Ranking: 6561


58. Oeconomia Copernicana


Oeconomia Copernicana is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); History (Q1); Business and International Management (Q2). It is published by Instytut Badan Gospodarczych/Institute of Economic Research (Poland). The overall rank of Oeconomia Copernicana is 6719. ISSN of this journal is/are 23531827, 20831277.

Impact Score: 7.19 h-Index: 19 SJR: 0.711 Overall Ranking: 6719


59. Development Engineering


Development Engineering is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Development Engineering is 6792. ISSN of this journal is/are 23527285.

Impact Score: 2.88 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.706 Overall Ranking: 6792


60. Cooperation and Conflict


Cooperation and Conflict is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Cooperation and Conflict is 6843. ISSN of this journal is/are 00108367, 14603691.

Impact Score: 2.92 h-Index: 44 SJR: 0.701 Overall Ranking: 6843


61. Maritime Studies


Maritime Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Aquatic Science (Q1); Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Water Science and Technology (Q2). It is published by Springer Verlag. The overall rank of Maritime Studies is 6988. ISSN of this journal is/are 22129790, 18727859.

Impact Score: 2.35 h-Index: 19 SJR: 0.691 Overall Ranking: 6988


62. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship


Journal of Social Entrepreneurship is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Business and International Management (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Social Entrepreneurship is 7062. ISSN of this journal is/are 19420684, 19420676.

Impact Score: 3.72 h-Index: 28 SJR: 0.685 Overall Ranking: 7062


63. Latin American Research Review


Latin American Research Review is a journal covering the categories related to Anthropology (Q1); Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Cultural Studies (Q1); Development (Q1); Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); History (Q1); Literature and Literary Theory (Q1); Multidisciplinary (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Latin American Studies Association. The overall rank of Latin American Research Review is 7077. ISSN of this journal is/are 00238791, 15424278.

Impact Score: 1.19 h-Index: 50 SJR: 0.684 Overall Ranking: 7077


64. Social Neuroscience


Social Neuroscience is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Social Psychology (Q2); Behavioral Neuroscience (Q3). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Social Neuroscience is 7116. ISSN of this journal is/are 17470919, 17470927.

Impact Score: 2.02 h-Index: 72 SJR: 0.681 Overall Ranking: 7116


65. Review of African Political Economy


Review of African Political Economy is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Review of African Political Economy is 7174. ISSN of this journal is/are 03056244, 17401720.

Impact Score: 1.67 h-Index: 51 SJR: 0.676 Overall Ranking: 7174


66. Rural Special Education Quarterly


Rural Special Education Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Education (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Rural Special Education Quarterly is 7199. ISSN of this journal is/are 21688605, 87568705.

Impact Score: 1.35 h-Index: 7 SJR: 0.674 Overall Ranking: 7199


67. Journal of Environment and Development


Journal of Environment and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Environment and Development is 7610. ISSN of this journal is/are 15525465, 10704965.

Impact Score: 2.62 h-Index: 45 SJR: 0.643 Overall Ranking: 7610


68. Contemporary South Asia


Contemporary South Asia is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Contemporary South Asia is 7654. ISSN of this journal is/are 09584935, 1469364X.

Impact Score: 1.18 h-Index: 24 SJR: 0.64 Overall Ranking: 7654


69. Development Policy Review


Development Policy Review is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Development (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Development Policy Review is 7766. ISSN of this journal is/are 09506764, 14677679.

Impact Score: 1.77 h-Index: 64 SJR: 0.632 Overall Ranking: 7766


70. International Development Planning Review


International Development Planning Review is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Liverpool University Press. The overall rank of International Development Planning Review is 7826. ISSN of this journal is/are 14783401, 14746743.

Impact Score: 1.74 h-Index: 35 SJR: 0.628 Overall Ranking: 7826


71. Peacebuilding


Peacebuilding is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Safety Research (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Peacebuilding is 7983. ISSN of this journal is/are 21647267, 21647259.

Impact Score: 2.26 h-Index: 7 SJR: 0.619 Overall Ranking: 7983


72. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development


International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development is a journal covering the categories related to Urban Studies (Q1); Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development is 8093. ISSN of this journal is/are 19463138, 19463146.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 18 SJR: 0.611 Overall Ranking: 8093


73. Journal of African Business


Journal of African Business is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of African Business is 8094. ISSN of this journal is/are 15228916, 15229076.

Impact Score: 2.95 h-Index: 31 SJR: 0.611 Overall Ranking: 8094


74. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies


Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Accounting (Q2); Development (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies is 8156. ISSN of this journal is/are 20421168, 20421176.

Impact Score: 3.31 h-Index: 13 SJR: 0.607 Overall Ranking: 8156


75. Journal of International Development


Journal of International Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of International Development is 8198. ISSN of this journal is/are 10991328, 09541748.

Impact Score: 1.73 h-Index: 69 SJR: 0.604 Overall Ranking: 8198


76. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity


Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI). The overall rank of Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity is 8444. ISSN of this journal is/are 21998531.

Impact Score: 4.36 h-Index: 28 SJR: 0.588 Overall Ranking: 8444


77. Portal


Portal is a journal covering the categories related to Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The overall rank of Portal is 8500. ISSN of this journal is/are 15307131, 15312542.

Impact Score: 1.14 h-Index: 40 SJR: 0.585 Overall Ranking: 8500


78. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development


Journal of International Trade and Economic Development is a journal covering the categories related to Aerospace Engineering (Q2); Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of International Trade and Economic Development is 8512. ISSN of this journal is/are 09638199, 14699559.

Impact Score: 2.81 h-Index: 35 SJR: 0.584 Overall Ranking: 8512


79. Women's Studies International Forum


Women's Studies International Forum is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Development (Q2); Education (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Women's Studies International Forum is 8599. ISSN of this journal is/are 2775395.

Impact Score: 1.78 h-Index: 63 SJR: 0.579 Overall Ranking: 8599


80. Business Strategy and Development


Business Strategy and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Development (Q2); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.. The overall rank of Business Strategy and Development is 8616. ISSN of this journal is/are 25723170.

Impact Score: 2.82 h-Index: 11 SJR: 0.577 Overall Ranking: 8616


81. African Development Review


African Development Review is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of African Development Review is 8714. ISSN of this journal is/are 14678268, 10176772.

Impact Score: 2.60 h-Index: 37 SJR: 0.571 Overall Ranking: 8714


82. Behavioral Sciences


Behavioral Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q2); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q2); Behavioral Neuroscience (Q3); Genetics (Q3). It is published by Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI). The overall rank of Behavioral Sciences is 8719. ISSN of this journal is/are 2076328X.

Impact Score: 2.19 h-Index: 31 SJR: 0.571 Overall Ranking: 8719


83. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities


Journal of Human Development and Capabilities is a journal covering the categories related to Anthropology (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Human Development and Capabilities is 8820. ISSN of this journal is/are 19452837, 19452829.

Impact Score: 1.89 h-Index: 51 SJR: 0.566 Overall Ranking: 8820


84. Central Asian Survey


Central Asian Survey is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Earth-Surface Processes (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Central Asian Survey is 8845. ISSN of this journal is/are 02634937, 14653354.

Impact Score: 2.03 h-Index: 34 SJR: 0.564 Overall Ranking: 8845


85. Review of International Economics


Review of International Economics is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Review of International Economics is 9096. ISSN of this journal is/are 09657576, 14679396.

Impact Score: 1.34 h-Index: 61 SJR: 0.551 Overall Ranking: 9096


86. Canadian Journal of Development Studies


Canadian Journal of Development Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Canadian Journal of Development Studies is 9099. ISSN of this journal is/are 21589100, 02255189.

Impact Score: 2.13 h-Index: 32 SJR: 0.55 Overall Ranking: 9099


87. Community, Work and Family


Community, Work and Family is a journal covering the categories related to Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Community, Work and Family is 9161. ISSN of this journal is/are 14693615, 13668803.

Impact Score: 2.27 h-Index: 44 SJR: 0.546 Overall Ranking: 9161


88. Africa Spectrum


Africa Spectrum is a journal covering the categories related to Cultural Studies (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Development (Q2). It is published by Institut fur Afrika-Kunde. The overall rank of Africa Spectrum is 9222. ISSN of this journal is/are 20397.

Impact Score: 1.59 h-Index: 23 SJR: 0.542 Overall Ranking: 9222


89. Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development


Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Urban Studies (Q2). It is published by EnPress Publisher, LLC. The overall rank of Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development is 9264. ISSN of this journal is/are 25727931, 25727923.

Impact Score: 1.45 h-Index: 4 SJR: 0.54 Overall Ranking: 9264


90. World Development Perspectives


World Development Perspectives is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of World Development Perspectives is 9303. ISSN of this journal is/are 24522929.

Impact Score: 2.31 h-Index: 14 SJR: 0.538 Overall Ranking: 9303


91. Investigaciones Regionales


Investigaciones Regionales is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Facultad de Ciencias Economicas - Universidad de Alcala. The overall rank of Investigaciones Regionales is 9497. ISSN of this journal is/are 16957253.

Impact Score: 1.21 h-Index: 17 SJR: 0.527 Overall Ranking: 9497


92. Review of Development Economics


Review of Development Economics is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Review of Development Economics is 9570. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679361, 13636669.

Impact Score: 1.50 h-Index: 54 SJR: 0.523 Overall Ranking: 9570


93. Social Enterprise Journal


Social Enterprise Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Development (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Social Enterprise Journal is 9592. ISSN of this journal is/are 17508533, 17508614.

Impact Score: 2.77 h-Index: 11 SJR: 0.522 Overall Ranking: 9592


94. Foresight and STI Governance


Foresight and STI Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Business and International Management (Q2); Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Decision Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Development (Q2); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q2); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Strategy and Management (Q2); Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty (Q3). It is published by National Research University, Higher School of Economics. The overall rank of Foresight and STI Governance is 9604. ISSN of this journal is/are 23129972.

Impact Score: 2.51 h-Index: 18 SJR: 0.521 Overall Ranking: 9604


95. Journal of African Economies


Journal of African Economies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Journal of African Economies is 9627. ISSN of this journal is/are 09638024, 14643723.

Impact Score: 1.04 h-Index: 51 SJR: 0.52 Overall Ranking: 9627


96. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies


Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies is a journal covering the categories related to Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Development (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies is 9797. ISSN of this journal is/are 20440847, 20440839.

Impact Score: 1.98 h-Index: 18 SJR: 0.511 Overall Ranking: 9797


97. Development Southern Africa


Development Southern Africa is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Development Southern Africa is 10012. ISSN of this journal is/are 14703637, 0376835X.

Impact Score: 2.33 h-Index: 45 SJR: 0.5 Overall Ranking: 10012


98. Journal of Workplace Learning


Journal of Workplace Learning is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q2); Social Psychology (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Workplace Learning is 10074. ISSN of this journal is/are 13665626.

Impact Score: 1.81 h-Index: 52 SJR: 0.497 Overall Ranking: 10074


99. Asia Pacific Viewpoint


Asia Pacific Viewpoint is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Asia Pacific Viewpoint is 10082. ISSN of this journal is/are 14678373, 13607456.

Impact Score: 1.57 h-Index: 41 SJR: 0.496 Overall Ranking: 10082


100. Economic Development Quarterly


Economic Development Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Urban Studies (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Economic Development Quarterly is 10174. ISSN of this journal is/are 15523543, 08912424.

Impact Score: 0.94 h-Index: 49 SJR: 0.491 Overall Ranking: 10174








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Development or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Development


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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