Statistical Papers provides a forum for the presentation and critical assessment of statistical methods. In particular, the journal encourages the discussion of methodological foundations as well as potential applications.

This journal stresses statistical methods that have broad applications; however, it does give special attention to statistical methods that are relevant to the economic and social sciences. In addition to original research papers (regular articles), readers will find survey articles,
short communications, reports on statistical software, and book reviews.

Officially cited as: Stat Papers
  • Provides a forum for critical assessments of statistical methods
  • Fosters discussion of methodological foundations and potential applications
  • Stresses statistical methods that have broad applications
  • Draws attention to statistical methods that are relevant to the economic and social sciences
  • 90% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editors
  • Werner G. Müller,
  • Carsten Jentsch,
  • Ulrike Schneider
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Journal metrics

2.234 (2020)
Impact factor
2.096 (2020)
Five year impact factor
33 days
Submission to first decision
266 days
Submission to acceptance
78,048 (2020)
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1613-9798
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0932-5026
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