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Policy Studies Journal

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

4.31

h-Index

2022-2023

 81

Rank

2022-2023

 1352

SJR

2022-2023

 1.970

Note: The impact score or impact index 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.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Policy Studies Journal
Abbreviation Policy Stud. J.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 81
Overall Rank/Ranking 1352
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.970
Impact Score 4.31
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 0190292X, 15410072
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1972-2022




Aim and Scope


As the principal outlet for the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association and for the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), the Policy Studies Journal (PSJ) is the premier channel for the publication of public policy research. PSJ is best characterized as an outlet for theoretically and empirically grounded research on policy process and policy analysis. More specifically, we aim to publish articles that advance public policy theory, explicitly articulate its methods of data collection and analysis, and provide clear descriptions of how their work advances the literature.


About Policy Studies Journal


Policy Studies Journal is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Policy Studies Journal is 1352. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.970. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 81. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Policy Studies Journal journal is 0190292X, 15410072. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Policy Studies Journal is cited by a total of 787 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Policy Studies Journal Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Policy Studies Journal is 4.31, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Policy Studies Journal IF is increased by a factor of 0.04 and approximate percentage change is 0.94% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Policy Studies Journal Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Policy Studies Journal is 4.31. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Policy Studies Journal. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.31
2021 4.27
2020 3.68
2019 3.40
2018 3.49
2017 2.90
2016 3.15
2015 2.94
2014 2.89

Policy Studies Journal h-index


  Table Setting

Policy Studies Journal has an h-index of 81. It means 81 articles of this journal have more than 81 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Policy Studies Journal ISSN


The ISSN of Policy Studies Journal is 0190292X, 15410072. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Policy Studies Journal Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Policy Studies Journal is 1352. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.970. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Policy Studies Journal by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.970
2021 1.924
2020 1.773
2019 1.568
2018 1.706
2017 1.350
2016 1.946
2015 1.385
2014 1.825

Ranking of Policy Studies Journal by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1352
2021 1334
2020 1670
2019 2059
2018 1809
2017 2748
2016 1477
2015 2730
2014 1654

Policy Studies Journal Publisher


Table Setting

Policy Studies Journal is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1972-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Policy Studies Journal is Policy Stud. J.. This abbreviation ('Policy Stud. J.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Policy Studies Journal


If your research field is/are related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Policy Studies Journal?

Policy Studies Journal latest impact IF is 4.31. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 4.31 (2022) and 2.89 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.45 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.970, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 1.970 in 2022 and the lowest being 1.350 in 2017. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Policy Studies Journal over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.45.


What's the latest h-index of the Policy Studies Journal?

The latest h-index of the Policy Studies Journal is 81.


Who's the publisher of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal is published by the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal is currently ranked 1352 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 1334 in 2021 and its lowest position of 2748 in 2017.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Policy Studies Journal?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Policy Studies Journal is Policy Stud. J..


Is the "Policy Studies Journal" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Policy Studies Journal is classified as a journal that the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal encompasses the following areas:

  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology and Political Science

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 0190292X, 15410072.


What's the best quartile of the Policy Studies Journal?

The best quartile for the Policy Studies Journal is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Policy Studies Journal?

The Policy Studies Journal coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1972-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Policy Studies Journal

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.31
2021 4.27
2020 3.68
2019 3.40
2018 3.49
2017 2.90
2016 3.15
2015 2.94
2014 2.89



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