Based on publications 1988 – 2020, JIBS has been ranked first in Europe in Family Business Research in terms of impact (Rovelli, Ferasso, De Massis, & Kraus, 2021)

Based on publications from 2002-2013, JIBS has been ranked second globally and first in Europe in entrepreneurship research. (Xu, Chen, Fung & Chan, 2017)

Based on publications 1999-2014, JIBS is ranked first in Sweden and number four in the Nordic region on the broader research area of Business Studies and Economics. (Nordfosk, 2017)

Based on publications from 2001-2009, JIBS and CeFEO have been ranked number one in Europe and third globally in family business research. (Smyrnios, Poutziouris & Goel, 2013)

Based on publications 1995-2006, JIBS has been ranked ninth globally and third in Europe in entrepreneurship research. (Crump, Abbery & Zu, 2009)

Based on publications from 2001-2007, JIBS has been ranked fourth globally and first in Europe in family business research. (Debicki, Matherne III, Kellermanns & Chrisman, 2009)