Impact Factors


2016 Impact Factor Highlights

Palgrave Macmillan is delighted to announce our latest Impact Factors according to the Web of Science 2016 Journal Citation Reports®. Over 90% of our indexed journals have seen an increase in Impact Factor over the past year, with an average increase of 23%. We would like to thank all our editors, authors, reviewers and readers for their continued support.

To celebrate, we've rounded up the highlights of 2016 below along with a selection of our most highly cited articles. To find out more about an individual journal's Impact Factor please visit the relevant journal page.

2016 Highlights

© SpringerJournal of Information Technology

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 6.593
  • 2/86 in Information Science & Library Science
  • 7/194 in Management

© SpringerBioSocieties

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 2.162

  • 8/139 in Social Sciences, Biomedical

© SpringerActa Politica

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 1.532
  • 57/165 in Political Science


© SpringerJournal of International Business Studies

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 5.869
  • 6/121 in Business
  • 8/194 in Management

© SpringerFeminist Review

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 1.519

  • 9/41 in Women's Studies

© SpringerComparative European Politics

  • 2016 Impact Factor: 1.524

  • 58/165 in Political Science

Read high-impact articles from our indexed journals

Check out the most-cited articles influencing the 2016 Impact Factors.

Business and Economics

Asian Business & Management

European Journal of Information Systems

The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance

The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review

IMF Economic Review

Journal of Information Technology

Journal of International Business Studies

Journal of Simulation

Journal of the Operational Research Society

Knowledge Management Research and Practice

Maritime Economics and Logistics

Risk Management



Politics and International Relations

Acta Politica

British Politics

Comparative European Politics

Contemporary Political Theory

The European Journal of Development Research

European Political Science

International Politics

Journal of International Relations and Development

Social Sciences


Feminist Review

Higher Education Policy

Journal of Public Health Policy

Security Journal

Social Theory and Health