The Journal of Productivity Analysis publishes theoretical and applied research addressing the measurement, analysis, and improvement of productivity. The journal’s empirical research papers apply theory and techniques to the measurement of productivity and set forth implications for managerial strategies and public policy to enhance productivity.

The journal’s broad scope spans economics, management sciences, operations research, and business and public administration. A partial list of topics includes productivity theory, organizational design, index number theory, and related foundations of productivity analysis. The journal also publishes research on computational methods employed in productivity analysis and empirical research based on data at all levels of aggregation.

Officially cited as: J Prod Anal
  • Publishes theoretical and applied research addressing the measurement, explanation, and improvement of productivity
  • Spans economics, management sciences, operations research, and business and public administration
  • Sets forth implications for managerial strategies and public policy to enhance productivity
  • An official journal of the International Society for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • William H. Greene
Editor
  • Robert G. Chambers,
  • Victor Podinovski
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.375 (2019)
Impact factor
1.950 (2019)
Five year impact factor
96 days
Submission to first decision
494 days
Submission to acceptance
69,782 (2019)
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  • International Society for Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (ISEPA)
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Electronic ISSN
1573-0441
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0895-562X
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