CityU’s Economics, Econometrics, and Finance subject ranks top 20% globally and top 100 in Asia by Scimago Institutions Rankings

Release date:2023/07/19
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According to the latest announcement from Scimago Lab, the “Economics, Econometrics and Finance” subject of the City University of Macau has been included in the 2023 Scimago Institutions Rankings. It ranked 408th out of 2035 universities worldwide in the subject area, placing it in the top 20% of universities on the list. Among the 591 universities in Asia on the list, it ranked 94th, placing it in the top 15% of universities in Asia. This subject ranking marks the third subject of CityU to achieve a world-class level, following “Hospitality & Tourism Management” and “Social Sciences”.


The Scimago Institutions Rankings, directed by the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas), is one of the most comprehensive global university ranking systems, covering scientific research institutions including universities, government research institutions, medical institutions, and non-profit organizations. It includes a wide range of research institutions, such as the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (HGF), the Max Planck Society (MPG), the Hubrecht Institute, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), the Inception Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IIAI), as well as companies such as Google, NVIDIA, Baidu, Samsung, and Huawei, and universities such as Harvard University and Tsinghua University. This year, a total of 8,433 research institutions worldwide were included in the rankings, with 4,533 universities making the list. In Macao, four universities were included in the rankings, with CityU having 12 subjects ranked among the top 19 subject areas.

In recent years, CityU has continued to develop its disciplines, enhance research output, increase total citations and average citations per article, and focus on the developing leading disciplines. Through continuous efforts, CityU has achieved results in the indicator rankings that reflect the level of discipline development in both the InCites Clarivate Analytics and Elsevier’s SCOPUS/SCIVAL databases.

Source: Research Management Office