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Journal of Credit Risk

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 17559723, 17446619
Publisher: Incisive Media Ltd.
History: 2011-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link

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Journal of Credit Risk

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



With the re-writing of the Basel accords in international banking and their ensuing application, interest in credit risk has never been greater. The Journal of Credit Risk focuses on the measurement and management of credit risk, the valuation and hedging of credit products, and aims to promote a greater understanding in the area of credit risk theory and practice. The Journal of Credit Risk considers submissions in the form of research papers and technical papers, on topics including, but not limited to: Modelling and management of portfolio credit risk Recent advances in parameterizing credit risk models: default probability estimation, copulas and credit risk correlation, recoveries and loss given default, collateral valuation, loss distributions and extreme events Pricing and hedging of credit derivatives Structured credit products and securitizations e.g. collateralized debt obligations, synthetic securitizations, credit baskets, etc. Measuring managing and hedging counterparty credit risk Credit risk transfer techniques Liquidity risk and extreme credit events Regulatory issues, such as Basel II, internal ratings systems, credit-scoring techniques and credit risk capital adequacy.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Credit Risk

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.643
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.655
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.226
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.097
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.258
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.621
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.387
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.412
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2010 Impact Factor NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Journal of Credit Risk

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.