Aims and Scope

The aim of the Journal of Public Policy is to provide academic scholars and professionals in different policy fields with the latest theoretical and methodological advancements in public policy supported by sound empirical research. The Journal of Public Policy applies theories and concepts to significant political, economic and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made. Its articles deal with topics of concern to public policy scholars worldwide. The journal often publishes articles that cut across disciplines, such as environmental issues, political economy, regulatory policy, Urban Planning and Social Policy, Population Studies, social services and healthcare, Decentralization, education, labour market, immigration, security, public financing and budgeting, administrative reform, Governance and Development, Research Methods, Program Evaluation and Performance Improvement, Policy Making and Analysis and evaluation of public policies.