Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies
© 2014 Crawford School of Public Policy of the Australian National University and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd
Edited By: Tom Kompas
Online ISSN: 2050-2680
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About the journal
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies (APPS) is the flagship journal of the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University. It is a peer-reviewed open access journal that targets research in policy studies in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, across a discipline focus that includes economics, political science, governance, development and the environment. The goal of the journal is to break down barriers across disciplines, and generate policy impact. Papers on a range of topics that speak to various disciplines, the region, and policy-makers are encouraged.
APPS has funding support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Australian Government, and commissions research in areas of particular interest to its editors and DFAT.
Papers on a range of topics that speak to various disciplines, the region and policy makers are encouraged. The goal of the journal is to break down barriers across disciplines, and generate policy impact. Submissions will be reviewed on the basis of content, policy relevance and readability
The Editorial office for Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies is based in the Crawford School at The Australian National University in Canberra. Professor Tom Kompas, Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy, is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal. Professor Kompas is supported by a group of Editors and Society Fellows.
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies has funding support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Australian Government, and commissions research in areas of particular interest to its editors and DFAT.
The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society is a community of scholars, policymakers, researchers and students. It is the first international association to link people working across academic disciplines in the region.
The Society supports the journal, Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, and works to position research on the region within the mainstream of public policy. Membership of the Society is free, and brings with it significant benefits including priority access to papers in Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, exclusive subscriptions to Crawford School publications East Asia Forum Quarterly and Advance, priority invitations to selected events and a host of other exclusive opportunities. By joining the Society you can play an important role with the growing policy community in our region.
To join: http://bit.ly/APPSmembership.
Special Issue information
Health Policy Challenges of a Region in Transition
Guest Editors: Tikki Pang and Kelley Lee
Out in May 2015
The special issue aims to capture the health policy challenges of a region in transition. Click here for further information about this special issue, including information on how to submit proposals for papers.
Call for Papers
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies aims to to break down barriers across disciplines, and generate policy impact. Authors publishing in Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies benefit from:
• Contributing to multidisciplinary research in economic, environmental, social and public policy in Australia, Asia and the Pacific;
• Exposure to influential policymakers in Asia and the Pacific, and throughout the world;
• Publication in a journal led by a world-class multidisciplinary editorial team; and
• Wide and unrestricted international readership in the academic and policy community, via Open Access publication on Wiley Online Library.
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