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As the connection between China and the world in the area of economic studies continuously deepens, and under the national strategy of building world-class universities, the construction of a scientific evaluation system with global view is receiving increasing attention from various circles. The center has adopted a scientific and transparent methodology and selected 19 world-acknowledged, most influential journals in economics, including 5 top comprehensive journals in economics and 14 important journals specialized in the main branches of economics; based on the publication of these journals, we provide a continuous, scientific evaluation of the competitiveness of world universities and research institutes in terms of quality research output of economics. 

5 Top comprehensive journals in economics: 
American Economic Review 
Journal of Political Economy 
Quarterly Journal of Economics 
Review of Economic Studies 

14 Journals specialized in some main branches of economics:
Economic Journal 
Games and Economic Behavior 
International Economic Review 
Journal of Econometrics 
Journal of Economic Theory 
Journal of Finance 
Journal of International Economics 
Journal of Labor Economics 
Journal of Monetary Economics 
Journal of Public Economics 
Journal of the European Economic Association 
Rand Journal of Economics 
Review of Economics and Statistics 
Theoretical Economics

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