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Journal of Human Development and Capabilities

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 19452837, 19452829
Publisher: Routledge
History: 2011-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Social Sciences


Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal for People-Centered Development is the peer-reviewed journal of the Human Development and Capabilities Association. It was launched in January 2000 to promote new perspectives on challenges of human development, capability expansion, poverty eradication, social justice and human rights. The Journal aims to stimulate innovative development thinking that is based on the premise that development is fundamentally about improving the well-being and agency of people, by expanding the choices and opportunities they have. Accordingly, the Journal recognizes that development is about more than just economic growth and development policy is more than just economic policy: it cuts across economic, social, political and environmental issues. The Journal publishes original work in philosophy, economics, and other social sciences that expand concepts, measurement tools and policy alternatives for human development. It provides a forum for an open exchange of ideas among a broad spectrum of academics, policy makers and development practitioners who are interested in confronting the challenges of human development at global, national and local levels.

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities

Impact Factor Trend 2012 - 2018 / 2019
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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 Human Development and Capabilities

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.477
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.971
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.234
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.032
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.446
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.091
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.133
  • 2011 Impact Factor NA
  • 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 Human Development and Capabilities

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.