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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.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: Call for papers for the issue of Vol. 10, No. 3, September 2020


Journal of Public Administration and Governance is calling for submissions for the issue of Vol. 10, No. 3, September 2020. Submission deadline: August 10, 2020.

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

If you have any questions, please contact:

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

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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.  
Posted: 2020-03-19 More...

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
Posted: 2020-03-19 More...

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
Posted: 2018-07-04 More...
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Vol 10, No 2 (2020):

Journal of Public Administration and Governance, Vol. 10, No. 2, June 2020

Table of Contents


Paulos C Tsegaw
Pages 1-19
Amy Huong Yong Jing, Rossazana Ab-Rahim
Pages 20-33
Robert Dibie, Raphael Dibie
Pages 34-62
Taiwo A. Olaiya
Pages 63-84
Godwin Ihemeje, Grace Ihemeje
Pages 85-92
Vidar Stevens, Tine Vertommen
Pages 93-107
Abdul Nadjib, Rabin Ibnu Zainal
Pages 108-122
Sabina Yasmin, Ruhi Begum, Muhammad Mustofa Kamal
Pages 123-140
Trust Madhovi
Pages 141-160
Mashala Lameck Yusuph, Kisumbe Lazaro Alman
Pages 161-180
Kisumbe Lazaro Alman, Mashala Lameck Yusuph
Pages 181-193
Wan-Lin Yong, Jerome Kueh, Yong Sze Wei, Jang-Haw Tiang
Pages 194-212
Karumba, Kenneth
Pages 213-232
Najeeb Alomaisi
Pages 233-260
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou
Pages 261-278
Mohamad Hisyam Selamat, Foo Kok Soon
Pages 279-296
Pages 297-310
Alexander D. Kasonso, Emanuel E. Chingonikaya, Anna N. Sikira
Pages 311-326
Pages 327-349
Sabina Yasmin, Tahmina Ferdous Tanny, Md. Rahmat Ullah
Pages 350-369
Chotiphun Tiaviwat
Pages 370-397