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Public Administration

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Edited By: Martin Lodge

Impact Factor: 2.959

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 5/47 (Public Administration); 10/165 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1467-9299

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Public Administration's five year impact factor has increased once again with the release of the 2016 Journal Citation Report to 2.847.

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Call for Papers

Special Issue: Integration, functional differentiation and problem-solving in multilevel governance: a comparative perspective
Paper proposals should address the relationship between integration, functional differentiation and problem-solving in multilevel governance. By applying a multilevel governance framework to other contexts than the EU, The symposium adopts a comparative perspective between the European Union (EU) and other entities. Deadline 22 September 2017. Further details are available here.

Special Issue: Accountability and Hybridity: Understanding Mixed Accountability Regimes under the New Forms of Welfare Governance
We invite papers that advance the debate about accountability in welfare governance, focusing in particular on hybridity, changing modes and consequences of changing accountability regimes. Further details are available here.

Haldane Prize

Richard HaldaneEach year a distinguished jury will award the Haldane prize to the author(s) of the best article published in Public Administration. The Haldane prize commemorates one of the founders of Public Administration (and first President of the Royal Institute of Public Administration), Richard Haldane.

Congratulations to Madalina Busuioc for the award of the Haldane Prize for her article ‘Friend of Foe? Inter-Agency Cooperation, Organizational Reputation, and Turf’. This prize is awarded to the best paper published in Public Administration in 2016 and this year’s award committee consisted of Eva Sørensen, Edmund Stazyk, and Kutsal Yesilkagit.

The winning article will be free to access on Wiley Online Library through to the end of July.