Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies is the flagship journal of the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University. It is a peer-reviewed 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. Specific themes of recent interest include health and education, aid, migration, inequality, poverty reduction, energy, climate and the environment, food policy, public administration, the role of the private sector in public policy, trade, foreign policy, natural resource management and development policy. Articles on the Pacific island region are especially encouraged.

Professor Stephen Howes, the Director of the Development Policy Centre is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal. For information on the editorial board, click here. Submission guidelines are available here, and you can submit your paper here (you will need to log in to the submission site).

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. Articles on the Pacific island region are especially encouraged.

The journal is supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs through the Pacific Research Program.

Access to the journal through the Wiley Online Library is available here.

The journal is currently calling for papers for a special issue ‘A malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030: a reality in 10 years?’. More information here.

Updated:  23 August 2019/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  Devpolicy Admin