ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Journal Rank of EPW

Economic and Political Weekly is indexed on Scopus, “the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature,” which is prepared by Elsevier N V.

Scopus has indexed research papers that have been published in EPW from 2008 onwards.

The Scopus database journal ranks country-wise and journal-wise. It provides three broad sets of rankings: (i) Number of Citations, (ii) H-Index and (iii) Scimago Journal and Country Rank.

EPW’s ranks in 2015 in India, Asia and globally, according to the total cites (3 years) indicator are presented below. 

● Highest among 37 Indian social science journals and second highest among 187 social science journals ranked in Asia.
● Highest among 38 journals in the category, “Economics, Econometrics and Finance” in the Asia region, and 37th among 881 journals globally.
● Highest among 23 journals in the category, “Sociology and Political Science” in the Asia region, and 17th among 951 journals globally.
● Between 2009 and 2015, EPW’s citations in three categories (“Economics, Econometrics, and Finance”; “Political Science and International Relations”; and “Sociology and Political Science”) were always in the second quartile of all citations recorded globally in the Scopus database.

EPW consults referees from a database of 200+ academicians in different fields of the social sciences on papers that are published in the Special Article and Notes sections.

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