Here are some links with sensible advice on how to get published in economics journals, journal rankings and lists.

Greg Mankiw on “How to write well”

CSWEP: Top Ten Ways to Deal with Editors and Referees

CSWEP Newsletter on How to Publish

Daniel Hamermesh on “How to Publish in a Top Journal”

Journal Rankings, Keele Lists

Rankings of Economics Journals and Departments (Kalaitzidakis et al, 2003)

Repec Repository of Rankings

Economics Journals Impact Factors