Public Administration Review

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Edited By: James L. Perry, Editor in Chief; Richard Feiock, Editor; Gregg G. Van Ryzin, Editor

Impact Factor: 3.473

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 2/47 (Public Administration)

Online ISSN: 1540-6210


Aims and Scope

Public Administration Review (PAR), a bi-monthly professional journal, has been the premier journal in the field of public administration research, theory, and practice for 75 years.  It is published for the American Society for Public Administration,TM/SM and is the only journal in public administration that serves both academics and practitioners interested in the public sector and public sector management. Articles identify and analyze current trends, provide a factual basis for decision making, stimulate discussion, and make the leading literature in the field available in an easily accessible format. With articles on a wide range of topics and expert book reviews, PAR is exciting to read and an indispensable resource.

PAR Journal Rankings:

5-year Impact Factor: 1.546
2012 ISI Citation Reports Ranking: 11/47 (Public Administration) - based on 5-year Impact Factor

Google Scholar Rankings: #2-ranked journal in Public Policy and Administration category (h5 index=35; h5 median=53)

Australian Business Dean’s Council Rankings: PAR maintains an A ranking (where "A" represents the top 15-25% of the 2,767 total journals indexed) in the Management category


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