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Review of African Political Economy

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

1.34

h-Index

2022-2023

 54

Rank

2022-2023

 4654

SJR

2022-2023

 0.940

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 Review of African Political Economy
Abbreviation Rev. Afr. Political Econ.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1)
h-index 54
Overall Rank/Ranking 4654
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.940
Impact Score 1.34
Publisher Routledge
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 03056244, 17401720
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1974-2022




Aim and Scope


The Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE) is a refereed journal committed to encouraging high quality research and fostering excellence in the understanding of African political economy. Published quarterly by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group for the ROAPE international collective it has since 1974 provided radical analysis of trends and issues in Africa. It has paid particular attention to the political economy of inequality, exploitation and oppression, whether driven by global forces or local ones (such as class, race, community and gender), and to materialist interpretations of change in Africa. It has sustained a critical analysis of the nature of power and the state in Africa.


About Review of African Political Economy


Review of African Political Economy is a journal covering the technologies/fields/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 4654. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.940. 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 54. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Review of African Political Economy journal is 03056244, 17401720. 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. Review of African Political Economy is cited by a total of 221 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Review of African Political Economy Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Review of African Political Economy is 1.34, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Review of African Political Economy IF is decreased by a factor of 0.23 and approximate percentage change is -14.65% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling 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

Review of African Political Economy Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Review of African Political Economy is 1.34. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Review of African Political Economy. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.34
2021 1.57
2020 1.01
2019 1.17
2018 1.05
2017 1.11
2016 1.13
2015 1.23
2014 1.05

Review of African Political Economy h-index


  Table Setting

Review of African Political Economy has an h-index of 54. It means 54 articles of this journal have more than 54 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.




Review of African Political Economy ISSN


The ISSN of Review of African Political Economy is 03056244, 17401720. 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

Review of African Political Economy Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Review of African Political Economy is 4654. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.940. 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 Review of African Political Economy by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.940
2021 0.676
2020 0.724
2019 1.213
2018 0.802
2017 0.920
2016 1.058
2015 0.822
2014 0.946

Ranking of Review of African Political Economy by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4654
2021 7174
2020 6854
2019 3197
2018 5893
2017 4903
2016 4064
2015 5723
2014 4694

Review of African Political Economy Publisher


Table Setting

Review of African Political Economy is published by Routledge. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1974-2022. 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 Review of African Political Economy is Rev. Afr. Political Econ.. This abbreviation ('Rev. Afr. Political Econ.') 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 Review of African Political Economy


If your research field is/are related to Development (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (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 Review of African Political Economy?

Review of African Political Economy latest impact IF is 1.34. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 1.57 (2021) and 1.01 (2020), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 1.18 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.940, 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 1.213 in 2019 and the lowest being 0.676 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Review of African Political Economy over the previous 9-year period stands at 1.18.


What's the latest h-index of the Review of African Political Economy?

The latest h-index of the Review of African Political Economy is 54.


Who's the publisher of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy is published by the Routledge, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy is currently ranked 4654 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 3197 in 2019 and its lowest position of 7174 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Review of African Political Economy?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Review of African Political Economy is Rev. Afr. Political Econ..


Is the "Review of African Political Economy" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Review of African Political Economy is classified as a journal that the Routledge publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy encompasses the following areas:

  • Development
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations

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


What's the ISSN of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 03056244, 17401720.


What's the best quartile of the Review of African Political Economy?

The best quartile for the Review of African Political Economy is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Review of African Political Economy?

The Review of African Political Economy coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1974-2022.


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 Review of African Political Economy

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.34
2021 1.57
2020 1.01
2019 1.17
2018 1.05
2017 1.11
2016 1.13
2015 1.23
2014 1.05



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