About This Journal

Korean Journal of Policy Studies (KJPS), a triannual scholarly journal published by the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA) at Seoul National University, has been the premier journal in the field of public policy and administration research, theory, and practice for more than 30 years. The GSPA is among the most prestigious schools in public administration and public policy in Asia and among the top ranked universities in the world (14 in the 2019 QS World University Ranking). KJPS is a SCOPUS and KCI indexed journal, accredited by National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF), and Submissions for the Journal go through a rigorous double-blind review process. KJPS seeks original research that draws on new theories and that provides insightful empirical and experimental analyses of public policy and administration in Korean public organizations, politics, and society, and the government as well as rigorous research that makes pioneering contributions to comparative policy research between Korea and other countries. KJPS welcomes interdisciplinary topics about administration reform, policy innovation, governance, and development issues around the world as well as interdisciplinary academic perspectives and outlooks from political science, economics, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, and other administrative sciences. It seeks manuscripts of the highest caliber that address an important research question through rigorous quantitative analysis, case study, and systematic review.