Journal of Public Administration and Governance

Journal of Public Administration and Governance (JPAG) is an internationally refereed journal published quarterly in March, June, September and December. JPAG is published by Macrothink Institute, United States. The Journal aims to provide in-depth analysis of developments in the organizational, administrative, and policy sciences as they apply to government and governance. Each issue brings you critical perspectives and cogent analyses, serving as an outlet for the best theoretical and research work in the field.  The Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail. For any questions, please contact:

JPAG is included in:

Areas include but are not limited to:

  • Public Policy
  • Governance
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Corporation Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Other Relevant Subjects

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.

This journal is published in online version. The online version can be free access and download.




Each paper published in this journal is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.

Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee(100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles within 3 weeks of acceptance.



JPAG: Journal of Public Administration and Governance Indexed in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018 Journal List

Journal of Public Administration and Governance (JPAG) has been indexed by ERA 2018 Journal List. Excellence in Research for Australia, Australia’s national research evaluation framework. ERA identifies and promotes excellence across the full spectrum of research activity in Australia’s higher education institutions.  
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JPAG: Call for papers for the issue of Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2020


Journal of Public Administration and Governance is calling for submissions for the issue of Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2020. Submission deadline: May 10, 2020.

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal. Please find the information for authors.

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It is appreciated if you could share this information with your colleagues and associates. Thank you.

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JPAG: Recruitment of Reviewers

Would you like to be a reviewer of Journal of Public Administration and Governance? Welcome you join us.

Status: Part time 
Working language: English
Working style: Internet-based 
Payment: Volunteer job, no payment
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JPAG: 2017 Top Journals in Administration Ranked by h5-index


As of Dec. 2016, there are more than 25,000 open access journals (OA) published around the world and only about 5200 journals are indexed by Google Scholar Metrics (h5 index) as of June 2017. To help researchers and publishers learn more about open access (OA) journals, the team of Open Access Library released the latest version of rankings for open access journals in August 2017.

The h5-index for the journal Journal of Public Administration and Governance published by Macrothink Institute is 7, ranked 11th in the top open access journals matching Administration.

RankingsJournal TitlePublisherh5-index
1.Public AdministrationAcademia de Administrare Publica33
2.Ephemera: Theory and Politics in OrganizationUniversity of Leicester, University of Essex13
3.Contaduría y AdministraciónUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México13
4.RAI: Revista de Administracao e InovacaoUniversidade de Sao Paulo11
5.Transylvanian Review of Administrative SciencesBabes Bolyai University11
6.Journal of Public AdministrationPhoton Foundation10
7.REAd: Revista Eletronica de AdministracaoUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul10
8.Journal of Hospital AdministrationSciedu Press9
9.USV Annals of Economics and Public AdministrationStefan cel Mare University of Suceava8
10.Administracao: Ensino e PesquisaAssociacao Nacional dos Cursos de Graduacao em Administracao7
11.Journal of Public Administration and GovernanceMacrothink Institute7
12.Management and Business Administration. Central EuropeKozminski University7
13.Administracao Pública e Gestao SocialUniversidade Federal de Vicosa6
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Vol 10, No 1 (2020)

Journal of Public Administration and Governance, Vol. 10, No. 1, March 2020

Table of Contents


Paradzai Munyede, Jephias Mapuva
Pages 1-16
Bilal Tariq, Rossazana Ab-Rahim
Pages 17-40
Abubakar Saddiqque, Yinghua Chen, Robert Teye Plahar
Pages 41-52
Shamima Ahmed
Pages 53-66
Wael Omran Aly
Pages 67-85
Robert Teye Plahar, Dai Baozhen, Abubakar Saddiqque, Sandra Asantewaa Mensah
Pages 86-99
Pustaka Bangun, Aries Djaenuri, Lalu Wildan
Pages 100-109
Muhammad Iqmal Hisham Kamaruddin, Mustafa Mohd Hanefah, Zurina Shafii, Supiah Salleh, Nurazalia Zakaria
Pages 110-131
Pages 132-158
Pages 159-181
Ali Mustafa Magablih
Pages 182-199
Etebom John Monday, Odekunle Jamiu Abiola, Aminu Ridwan Adewale, Olatunji Moshood Abiodun
Pages 200-210
Jobayda Gulshan Ara, S. M. Rafid Amin, Khadiza Zannat Sheuli
Pages 211-217
Vidar Stevens
Pages 218-238
BENSON Kunle Sehinde, ADEOYE Julius Olaniyi
Pages 239-248
Manila Khisa
Pages 249-261
Augustine Blay Arko
Pages 262-288
Yazan Qasim
Pages 289-297
Abubakar Ali, Sabarani B. Ghazali
Pages 298-311
Pages 312-332
Nurul Nazlia Jamil
Pages 333-347