Rankings The Handelsblatt Economics Ranking identifies the best researchers among economists in the German-speaking area. Our economists are regularly top ranked! Forschungsmonitoring shows the rankings of all economists in the German speaking countries Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and researchers who are born in these countries. In this ranking only publications from the years 2017 to 2021 and forthcoming articles are considered. In 2021, the University of St.Gallen was ranked 8 of the best 25 universities in the German speaking countries.