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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.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(200USD).

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: 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
Posted: 2018-07-04 More...
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Vol 11, No 2 (2021):

Journal of Public Administration and Governance, Vol. 11, No. 2, June 2020

Table of Contents


Phillip Y. Freiberg, Kasemsarn Chotchakornpant
Pages 1-23
Matthew Funsho Bello, Kajo Aondohemba Emmanuel
Pages 24-57
David V. Tolliver, Michael T. Miller, G. David Gearhart
Pages 58-70
ETEBOM John Monday
Pages 71-85
Jake Dabang Dan-Azumi, Caroline Asan
Pages 86-109
Temitope Francis Abiodun, Marcus Temitayo Akinlade, Olanrewaju Abdulwasii Oladejo
Pages 110-133
Abdulhamid Ozohu-Suleiman
Pages 134-155
Matuku Mphahlele, Horacio Zandamela
Pages 156-177
Ashiru Olayemi Aliyu, Kuppusamy Singaravelloo, Norma Mansor
Pages 178-190
Varun Amatya, Pairote Pathranarakul
Pages 191-209
Kaihula P. Bishagazi
Pages 210-228
Edet Joshua Tom, Harrison Otuekong Ataide
Pages 229-245
Olukemi Ajibike Aluko
Pages 246-257
Mansur Muhammad Bello, Bilyaminu Tukur
Pages 258-276
Paul Maganga Nsimbila
Pages 277-293
Tendai Chigavazira, Horácio Lucas Zandamela
Pages 294-316
Ktut Silvanita Mangani, Adolf Bastian Heatubun, Martua Eliakim Tambunan
Pages 317-330
Jihane Aayale, Meriem Seffar
Pages 331-356
Hayan Park, Muhammad Firdaus Samijadi
Pages 357-381
Laode Ahmad Pidana Bolombo
Pages 382-398