International Journal of Public Policy & Management (IJPPM)

Quarterly Publication of CPRID
Editorial Objective


International Journal of Public Policy & Management (IJPPM) aims to provide a unique focus on policy and professional management in the public and private sectors of both the developed and the developing countries. The journal focuses on the policy problems and their solutions of our contemporary world.  The central theme is the continuing need to improve both efficiency and effectiveness in a situation of scarce resources and rising public expectations, especially of service quality. The journal covers theory, concepts, methods and practical experience which have a bearing on how these issues can best be managed. The journal invites contributions emphasize the core policy and management issues with generalizable conclusions from experiences in organizations (public/private). IJPPM covers wide range of public and private sectors policies including terrorism and global peace and foreign policies that affect the public at large.

  Call for papers/note for contributors  

IJPPM invites original researches, experiences and ideas on policy and management issues of any part of the world. Our policy areas cut across public and private sector and hence open for any study on public governance and private management issues. IJPPM is a multidisciplinary journal and has no restriction on any disciplines of science, social science, management science and humanities if it is related to any public policy or scientific management issues. We, therefore, also welcome contributions from physical sciences, natural sciences and numerical sciences aims at addressing the policy issues.

The journal has three sections:

Section 1- Refereed articles: This section invites original academic or organizational research which has not been published anywhere before.  Length of the paper should be 5000 words to 10,000 words maximum; should be typed in MS word; 12 font

Section 2- Practical experience: This section invites personal experiences that support, amend or reject any theory or practice and generate some generalizable inferences. Length of the article should be between 1500 words to 3000 words; should be typed in MS Word; 12 font
Section 3- Idea sharing: This section invites brief note from policy practitioners, managers and from any person who think about any new idea from their respective fields. Length of Article should be between 800 words to 1200 words; should be typed in MS Word; 12 font

The Reviewing Process

Contributions for section 1 will be reviewed by the editor and, if it is judged suitable for publication, it will be then sent to two referees for double blind peer review. Based on their recommendations, the editor will then decide whether the paper should be accepted as it is, revised or rejected.
Contributions for section 2 and section 3 are non-refereed and hence will be reviewed by the editorial team only. Editor will have the right to accept or reject it on reasonable grounds.

Referencing Policy

Our reference policy is plain. We use APA style for referencing Article must contain full bibliographical details and journals’ titles should not be abbreviated. Referencing is required only in refereed articles not for section 2 and section 3.

Submission Instructions

Articles submitted to the journal should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. 
For fast processing we accept electronic submission to Editor’s email:


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Volume 3, No. 1
Issue: June 2012
   Center for Policy Research & Institutional Development
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