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Journal of Risk and Insurance

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 15396975, 00224367
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
History: 1978-1979, 1996-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Journal of Risk and Insurance

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The Journal of Risk and Insurance (JRI) is the premier outlet for theoretical and empirical research on the topics of insurance economics and risk management. Research in the JRI informs practice, policy-making, and regulation in insurance markets as well as corporate and household risk management. JRI is the flagship journal for the American Risk and Insurance Association, and is currently indexed by the American Economic Association’s Economic Literature Index, RePEc, the Social Sciences Citation Index, and others. Issues of the Journal of Risk and Insurance, from volume one to volume 82 (2015), are available online through JSTOR . Recent issues of JRI are available through Wiley Online Library. In addition to the research areas of traditional strength for the JRI, the editorial team highlights below specific areas for special focus in the near term, due to their current relevance for the field.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-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 Risk and Insurance

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.071
  • 2018 Impact Factor 1.859
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.576
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.500
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.945
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.716
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.049
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.667
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.838
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.379
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.884
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.129
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.678
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.000
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.523
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.567
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.531
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.463
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.357
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.536
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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 Risk and Insurance

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.