Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Review of Corporate Finance Studies


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Oxford University Press



Publication type



20469128, 20469136





How to publish in this journal


The Review of Corporate Finance Studies (RCFS) aims to publish research of the highest quality in the field of Corporate Finance, broadly defined. RCFS will review papers on the basis of their original contribution to the field of Corporate Finance. Corporate Finance includes but is not limited to the study of a firm's interactions with its stakeholders in general and capital markets in particular, the design of its internal organization structure, its compensation and incentive mechanisms, corporate governance, the management of capital and its internal allocation rules. RCFS will also consider research in financial intermediation and financial institutions, microstructure and the implications of asset pricing for Corporate Finance. Theoretical, empirical, and experimental papers will be admissible for review. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Business and International Management2019Q1
Business and International Management2020Q1
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1
Economics and Econometrics2020Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.435
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.731
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.867
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.485
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.731
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.111
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20139
Total Cites201412
Total Cites201521
Total Cites201628
Total Cites201741
Total Cites201853
Total Cites201954
Total Cites202071
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20132.250
External Cites per document20141.500
External Cites per document20151.333
External Cites per document20161.474
External Cites per document20171.818
External Cites per document20182.261
External Cites per document20192.455
External Cites per document20202.692
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20132.250
Cites per document20141.500
Cites per document20151.400
Cites per document20161.474
Cites per document20171.864
Cites per document20182.304
Cites per document20192.455
Cites per document20202.731
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20120
Citable documents20134
Citable documents20148
Citable documents201515
Citable documents201619
Citable documents201722
Citable documents201823
Citable documents201922
Citable documents202026
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents20143
Uncited documents20154
Uncited documents20168
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents20189
Uncited documents20196
Uncited documents202012
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20134
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201611
Cited documents201714
Cited documents201814
Cited documents201916
Cited documents202014
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