University Ranking

Texas State University Family Business Research Productivity Ranking

Family businesses are the most prevalent form of business around the world. Published annually, the Texas State University Family Business Research Productivity Ranking provides insight into the universities and scholars at the forefront of family business research.


Rankings are based on the collective number of articles published during the most recent five-year period (2018-2022) in the top three academic journals dedicated to exclusively publishing family business research. These journals, which serve as the field's reference point, are listed below in order of their most recent five-year impact factor.

  • Family Business Review (FBR; 5-Year Impact Factor: 10.5)
  • Journal of Family Business Strategy (JFBS; 5-Year Impact Factor: 7.7)
  • Journal of Family Business Management (JFBM; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.9)

Columns are sortable by clicking on column headers.

1WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management107118161.8
2Mississippi State University93315126.3
3Free University of Bozen-Bolzano410014119
4Lancaster University39113103.7
5University of North Carolina Charlotte6421299.6
6Zhejiang University3701085.4
7Hasselt University3611080.6
8Universite de Montreal1901079.8
9University of Bern350870
10Oklahoma State University520767.9
11Jonkoping University170864.4
12Concordia University - Canada250759.5
13University of Sharjah153957.7
14IPAG Business School242857.6
15University of Naples Federico II071856.8
16Maastricht University330654.6
16International Institute for Management Development (IMD)330654.6
18American University of Sharjah143850
19University of Alberta320546.9
20Bocconi University141644.2
21University of Ottawa400442
22Universidad de Extremadura221539.3
23Texas State University310439.2
23Copenhagen Business School310439.2
25University of North Texas302537.3
26University of Bergamo220436.4
27University of Udine130433.6
27University of Munich130433.6
27Missouri University of Science & Technology130433.6
27Zeppelin University130433.6
27Universitat Siegen130433.6
32European School of Management & Technology211431.6
33Louisiana State University300331.5
33University of St Gallen300331.5
33University of British Columbia300331.5
36Stetson University032528.9
37Loughborough University121428.8
38Universidad de Cantabria210328.7
38Texas Tech University210328.7
38University of Louisville210328.7
38Shanghai University210328.7
42Niccolo Cusano Online University017828
43Sun Yat Sen University120325.9
43Polytechnic University of Milan120325.9
43Technical University of Munich120325.9
43Witten Herdecke University120325.9
43EDHEC Business School120325.9
43Universite Catholique de Lille120325.9
43University of Minnesota Twin Cities120325.9
43Universidad Pablo de Olavide120325.9
51University of Rome Tor Vergata023524.1
52University of Edinburgh112424
53University of Adelaide201323.9
54American University of Beirut030323.1
54University of Foggia030323.1
54Imperial College London030323.1
54Universita Carlo Cattaneo - Liuc030323.1
54University of South Alabama030323.1
59Kennesaw State University111321.1
59KU Leuven111321.1
61Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW)200221
61Florida Atlantic University200221
61Towson University200221
61University of Luxembourg200221
61University of Central Florida200221
61China Europe International Business School200221
61University of Mississippi200221
61University of Tennessee Knoxville200221
69Johannes Kepler University Linz103419.2
70University of Innsbruck021318.3
70National University of Singapore021318.3
70Bond University021318.3
73Montclair State University110218.2
73University College Cork110218.2
73Nantes Universite110218.2
73University of Technology Sydney110218.2
73University of Vermont110218.2
73University of Sevilla110218.2
73University New Haven110218.2
73Macquarie University110218.2
73Luiss Guido Carli University110218.2
73University of Bielefeld110218.2
73IE University110218.2
73National Sun Yat Sen University110218.2
73Technical University of Berlin110218.2
73Northeastern University110218.2
87Metropolitan University102316.3
87University of Texas at Tyler102316.3
87Middle Tennessee State University102316.3
90Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria101213.4
90Cyprus University of Technology101213.4
90Toronto Metropolitan University101213.4
90Prague University of Economics & Business101213.4
90Curtin University101213.4
90University of Liverpool101213.4
96Queen Margaret University004411.6
96Taylor's University004411.6
96Universidade da Beira Interior004411.6

Updated January 10, 2024