Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Public Policy, Governance, Administration, Management, Corporation Administration, Human Resource Management and relevant subjects.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system: the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors, while the reviewers can see authors' identities. Two reviewers from outside and oneeditor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

Published Quarterly, publish in March, June, September and December.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



Journal of Public Administration and Governance has linked its papers to references by DOI (Digital Object Identifier) numbers.

Journal of Public Administration and Governance is added and indexed in the following databases:


Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List)


Gale's Academic Databases

Google Scholar

Index Copernicus

Open J-Gate

PKP Open Archives Harvester


Ulrich's Periodical Directory