Focus & Scope

The aim of this journal publication is to disseminate the conceptual thoughts or ideas and research results that have been achieved in the area of public policy.

ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY (APJPP), particularly focuses on the main problems in the development of the sciences of public policy as follows:

  1. Public policy and management; 
  2. Bureaucracy and Administration Development;
  3. Decentralization and Regional Autonomy;
  4. Local Government
  5. Indonesian Studies
  6. Aceh Studies
  7. Public Management and Governance;
  8. Political science;
  9. Business Administration;
  10. Any specifics issues of public policy.

Our target audience is not just scholars, but also policy-makers and practitioners, including aspiring public sector leaders engaged in education and research in the growing global public service, policy, and administration, and governance community.

We want to draw on the latest research – whether carried out by scholars or practitioners or indeed collaborations. We aim for – and encourage – the reporting of this research to be as clear and accessible to the widest possible audience, while maintaining the necessary rigour and scholarly standards.

APJPP will include not just cutting edge research, but also: feature interviews or opinion pieces from leading scholars and policy-makers; a resources section for scholars and practitioners; symposia and debates; and themed issues of topics of special interest. Proposals in all these areas are always welcome.