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Last Updated on May 27, 2022


Top Journals in Public Administration

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Public Administration, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Public Administration falls under area Social Sciences.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. Administrative Science Quarterly


Administrative Science Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Johnson School at Cornell University. The overall rank of Administrative Science Quarterly is 19. ISSN of this journal is/are 00018392, 19303815.

Impact Score: 12.71 h-Index: 191 SJR: 17.357 Overall Ranking: 19



2. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory


Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory is 413. ISSN of this journal is/are 14779803, 10531858.

Impact Score: 5.52 h-Index: 119 SJR: 3.811 Overall Ranking: 413


3. Public Administration Review


Public Administration Review is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Public Administration Review is 676. ISSN of this journal is/are 00333352, 15406210.

Impact Score: 6.98 h-Index: 149 SJR: 2.788 Overall Ranking: 676


4. Journal of European Public Policy


Journal of European Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of European Public Policy is 937. ISSN of this journal is/are 14664429, 13501763.

Impact Score: 5.10 h-Index: 114 SJR: 2.36 Overall Ranking: 937


5. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management


Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Liss Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is 1194. ISSN of this journal is/are 02768739, 15206688.

Impact Score: 2.75 h-Index: 90 SJR: 2.052 Overall Ranking: 1194



6. Journal of Public Relations Research


Journal of Public Relations Research is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Public Relations Research is 1233. ISSN of this journal is/are 1062726X, 1532754X.

Impact Score: 2.79 h-Index: 51 SJR: 2.012 Overall Ranking: 1233


7. Public Management Review


Public Management Review is a journal covering the categories related to Management Information Systems (Q1); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Public Management Review is 1278. ISSN of this journal is/are 14719037.

Impact Score: 6.60 h-Index: 78 SJR: 1.974 Overall Ranking: 1278


8. Educational Administration Quarterly


Educational Administration Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Educational Administration Quarterly is 1304. ISSN of this journal is/are 0013161X, 15523519.

Impact Score: 4.31 h-Index: 85 SJR: 1.949 Overall Ranking: 1304


9. Policy and Society


Policy and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Policy and Society is 1312. ISSN of this journal is/are 14494035.

Impact Score: 10.82 h-Index: 41 SJR: 1.944 Overall Ranking: 1312



10. Policy Studies Journal


Policy Studies Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Policy Studies Journal is 1334. ISSN of this journal is/are 0190292X, 15410072.

Impact Score: 4.88 h-Index: 75 SJR: 1.924 Overall Ranking: 1334


11. Review of Public Personnel Administration


Review of Public Personnel Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Review of Public Personnel Administration is 1422. ISSN of this journal is/are 0734371X.

Impact Score: 4.83 h-Index: 48 SJR: 1.853 Overall Ranking: 1422


12. Policy Sciences


Policy Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Policy Sciences is 1767. ISSN of this journal is/are 00322687, 15730891.

Impact Score: 5.46 h-Index: 61 SJR: 1.661 Overall Ranking: 1767


13. Research and Politics


Research and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Research and Politics is 1771. ISSN of this journal is/are 20531680.

Impact Score: 4.52 h-Index: 24 SJR: 1.659 Overall Ranking: 1771



14. Criminology and Public Policy


Criminology and Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Literature and Literary Theory (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Criminology and Public Policy is 1834. ISSN of this journal is/are 17459133, 15386473.

Impact Score: 4.32 h-Index: 37 SJR: 1.618 Overall Ranking: 1834


15. Public Administration


Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Public Administration is 1840. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679299, 00333298.

Impact Score: 4.57 h-Index: 98 SJR: 1.617 Overall Ranking: 1840


16. American Review of Public Administration


American Review of Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of American Review of Public Administration is 1853. ISSN of this journal is/are 15523357, 02750740.

Impact Score: 5.13 h-Index: 62 SJR: 1.612 Overall Ranking: 1853


17. Governance


Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Governance is 2041. ISSN of this journal is/are 09521895, 14680491.

Impact Score: 3.73 h-Index: 80 SJR: 1.525 Overall Ranking: 2041


18. Policy and Internet


Policy and Internet is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Health Policy (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Policy and Internet is 2230. ISSN of this journal is/are 19442866.

Impact Score: 4.77 h-Index: 30 SJR: 1.445 Overall Ranking: 2230


19. Human Resources for Health


Human Resources for Health is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1). It is published by BioMed Central Ltd.. The overall rank of Human Resources for Health is 2512. ISSN of this journal is/are 14784491.

Impact Score: 4.47 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.358 Overall Ranking: 2512


20. Regulation and Governance


Regulation and Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Regulation and Governance is 2716. ISSN of this journal is/are 17485983, 17485991.

Impact Score: 3.24 h-Index: 49 SJR: 1.293 Overall Ranking: 2716


21. Policy and Politics


Policy and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Policy Press. The overall rank of Policy and Politics is 2769. ISSN of this journal is/are 03055736, 14708442.

Impact Score: 3.28 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.278 Overall Ranking: 2769


22. International Public Management Journal


International Public Management Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of International Public Management Journal is 2823. ISSN of this journal is/are 15593169, 10967494.

Impact Score: 3.04 h-Index: 50 SJR: 1.258 Overall Ranking: 2823


23. Government and Opposition


Government and Opposition is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Government and Opposition is 2886. ISSN of this journal is/are 0017257X, 14777053.

Impact Score: 3.70 h-Index: 54 SJR: 1.24 Overall Ranking: 2886


24. Policy Design and Practice


Policy Design and Practice is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Policy Design and Practice is 2895. ISSN of this journal is/are 25741292.

Impact Score: 6.02 h-Index: 14 SJR: 1.239 Overall Ranking: 2895


25. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis


Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis is 2983. ISSN of this journal is/are 21522812, 21945888.

Impact Score: 3.30 h-Index: 11 SJR: 1.219 Overall Ranking: 2983


26. Administration and Society


Administration and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Administration and Society is 3108. ISSN of this journal is/are 00953997, 15523039.

Impact Score: 3.57 h-Index: 66 SJR: 1.187 Overall Ranking: 3108


27. Journal of Social Policy


Journal of Social Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Social Policy is 3216. ISSN of this journal is/are 14697823, 00472794.

Impact Score: 3.31 h-Index: 68 SJR: 1.163 Overall Ranking: 3216


28. Public Performance & Management Review


Public Performance & Management Review is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Public Performance & Management Review is 3398. ISSN of this journal is/are 15309576.

Impact Score: 3.38 h-Index: 28 SJR: 1.122 Overall Ranking: 3398


29. Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space


Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space is a journal covering the categories related to Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space is 3401. ISSN of this journal is/are 23996552, 23996544.

Impact Score: 3.30 h-Index: 73 SJR: 1.121 Overall Ranking: 3401


30. Public Personnel Management


Public Personnel Management is a journal covering the categories related to Management of Technology and Innovation (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Public Personnel Management is 3643. ISSN of this journal is/are 910260.

Impact Score: 2.94 h-Index: 47 SJR: 1.077 Overall Ranking: 3643


31. Journal of Educational Administration


Journal of Educational Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Educational Administration is 4050. ISSN of this journal is/are 9578234.

Impact Score: 2.24 h-Index: 62 SJR: 1.009 Overall Ranking: 4050


32. Information Technology for Development


Information Technology for Development is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q1); Development (Q1); E-learning (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Information Technology for Development is 4063. ISSN of this journal is/are 15540170, 02681102.

Impact Score: 4.66 h-Index: 41 SJR: 1.008 Overall Ranking: 4063


33. Journal of Information Technology and Politics


Journal of Information Technology and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Information Technology and Politics is 4582. ISSN of this journal is/are 19331681, 1933169X.

Impact Score: 3.00 h-Index: 42 SJR: 0.927 Overall Ranking: 4582


34. Social Policy and Administration


Social Policy and Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Work (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Social Policy and Administration is 4603. ISSN of this journal is/are 01445596, 14679515.

Impact Score: 2.63 h-Index: 66 SJR: 0.925 Overall Ranking: 4603


35. Journal of Urban Management


Journal of Urban Management is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Journal of Urban Management is 4624. ISSN of this journal is/are 25890360, 22265856.

Impact Score: 4.43 h-Index: 17 SJR: 0.923 Overall Ranking: 4624


36. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management


Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management is 4849. ISSN of this journal is/are 14699508, 1360080X.

Impact Score: 2.94 h-Index: 46 SJR: 0.894 Overall Ranking: 4849


37. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences


Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Social Psychology (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences is 5217. ISSN of this journal is/are 23727330, 23727322.

Impact Score: 3.00 h-Index: 27 SJR: 0.853 Overall Ranking: 5217


38. Voluntas


Voluntas is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Voluntas is 5371. ISSN of this journal is/are 09578765, 15737888.

Impact Score: 2.97 h-Index: 56 SJR: 0.837 Overall Ranking: 5371


39. Journal of Public Policy


Journal of Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Public Policy is 5563. ISSN of this journal is/are 14697815, 0143814X.

Impact Score: 2.44 h-Index: 50 SJR: 0.816 Overall Ranking: 5563


40. Administrative Theory and Praxis


Administrative Theory and Praxis is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Administrative Theory and Praxis is 5669. ISSN of this journal is/are 19490461, 10841806.

Impact Score: 3.25 h-Index: 9 SJR: 0.806 Overall Ranking: 5669


41. Globalizations


Globalizations is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Globalizations is 5692. ISSN of this journal is/are 1474774X, 14747731.

Impact Score: 2.53 h-Index: 44 SJR: 0.804 Overall Ranking: 5692


42. Area Development and Policy


Area Development and Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Nature and Landscape Conservation (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Area Development and Policy is 5991. ISSN of this journal is/are 23792957.

Impact Score: 2.64 h-Index: 15 SJR: 0.775 Overall Ranking: 5991


43. Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy


Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1). It is published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.. The overall rank of Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy is 6049. ISSN of this journal is/are 19444079.

Impact Score: 3.37 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.772 Overall Ranking: 6049


44. Education Inquiry


Education Inquiry is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Education Inquiry is 6375. ISSN of this journal is/are 20004508.

Impact Score: 2.28 h-Index: 19 SJR: 0.739 Overall Ranking: 6375


45. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management


Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Finance (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management is 6400. ISSN of this journal is/are 10963367, 19451814.

Impact Score: 3.53 h-Index: 14 SJR: 0.737 Overall Ranking: 6400


46. Canadian Public Policy/ Analyse de Politiques


Canadian Public Policy/ Analyse de Politiques is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by University of Toronto Press. The overall rank of Canadian Public Policy/ Analyse de Politiques is 6411. ISSN of this journal is/are 3170861.

Impact Score: 2.63 h-Index: 36 SJR: 0.736 Overall Ranking: 6411


47. AHURI Final Report


AHURI Final Report is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI). The overall rank of AHURI Final Report is 6549. ISSN of this journal is/are 18347223.

Impact Score: 1.72 h-Index: 13 SJR: 0.725 Overall Ranking: 6549


48. Public Administration and Development


Public Administration and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Public Administration and Development is 6561. ISSN of this journal is/are 02712075, 1099162X.

Impact Score: 1.87 h-Index: 48 SJR: 0.725 Overall Ranking: 6561


49. Science and Public Policy


Science and Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Science and Public Policy is 6683. ISSN of this journal is/are 03023427, 14715430.

Impact Score: 2.36 h-Index: 69 SJR: 0.714 Overall Ranking: 6683


50. Journal of Public Affairs Education


Journal of Public Affairs Education is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Public Affairs Education is 6828. ISSN of this journal is/are 23289643, 15236803.

Impact Score: 1.33 h-Index: 26 SJR: 0.703 Overall Ranking: 6828


51. Journal of Chinese Governance


Journal of Chinese Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Chinese Governance is 6964. ISSN of this journal is/are 23812354, 23812346.

Impact Score: 2.76 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.692 Overall Ranking: 6964


52. International Review of Administrative Sciences


International Review of Administrative Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of International Review of Administrative Sciences is 7153. ISSN of this journal is/are 00208523, 14617226.

Impact Score: 2.53 h-Index: 59 SJR: 0.678 Overall Ranking: 7153


53. Journal of Library Administration


Journal of Library Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Library Administration is 7203. ISSN of this journal is/are 1930826.

Impact Score: 1.35 h-Index: 29 SJR: 0.673 Overall Ranking: 7203


54. Public Budgeting and Finance


Public Budgeting and Finance is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Finance (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Public Budgeting and Finance is 7206. ISSN of this journal is/are 2751100.

Impact Score: 1.08 h-Index: 32 SJR: 0.673 Overall Ranking: 7206


55. Review of Policy Research


Review of Policy Research is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Review of Policy Research is 7251. ISSN of this journal is/are 1541132X, 15411338.

Impact Score: 2.03 h-Index: 48 SJR: 0.669 Overall Ranking: 7251


56. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy


Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q2); E-learning (Q2); Information Systems and Management (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy is 7409. ISSN of this journal is/are 17506166.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.656 Overall Ranking: 7409


57. Public Money and Management


Public Money and Management is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Accounting (Q2); Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Finance (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Public Money and Management is 7551. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679302, 09540962.

Impact Score: 2.45 h-Index: 52 SJR: 0.647 Overall Ranking: 7551


58. Information Polity


Information Polity is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Information Systems (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by IOS Press BV. The overall rank of Information Polity is 7562. ISSN of this journal is/are 18758754, 15701255.

Impact Score: 1.63 h-Index: 39 SJR: 0.646 Overall Ranking: 7562


59. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice


Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice is 7628. ISSN of this journal is/are 13876988, 15725448.

Impact Score: 2.33 h-Index: 28 SJR: 0.642 Overall Ranking: 7628


60. Australian Journal of Public Administration


Australian Journal of Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Australian Journal of Public Administration is 8046. ISSN of this journal is/are 14678500, 03136647.

Impact Score: 2.42 h-Index: 45 SJR: 0.614 Overall Ranking: 8046


61. Policing


Policing is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Policing is 8114. ISSN of this journal is/are 1363951X.

Impact Score: 1.96 h-Index: 51 SJR: 0.61 Overall Ranking: 8114


62. Presidential Studies Quarterly


Presidential Studies Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to History (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Center for the Study of the Presidency. The overall rank of Presidential Studies Quarterly is 8192. ISSN of this journal is/are 3604918.

Impact Score: 1.17 h-Index: 6 SJR: 0.605 Overall Ranking: 8192


63. European Policy Analysis


European Policy Analysis is a journal covering the categories related to Health Policy (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of European Policy Analysis is 8231. ISSN of this journal is/are 23806567.

Impact Score: 3.54 h-Index: 14 SJR: 0.601 Overall Ranking: 8231


64. Nonprofit Policy Forum


Nonprofit Policy Forum is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by de Gruyter. The overall rank of Nonprofit Policy Forum is 8294. ISSN of this journal is/are 21543348.

Impact Score: 1.15 h-Index: 11 SJR: 0.598 Overall Ranking: 8294


65. International Journal of Public Administration


International Journal of Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Public Administration is 8471. ISSN of this journal is/are 15324265, 01900692.

Impact Score: 2.52 h-Index: 47 SJR: 0.586 Overall Ranking: 8471


66. Statistics and Public Policy


Statistics and Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Mathematics (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Statistics and Probability (Q2); Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Inc.. The overall rank of Statistics and Public Policy is 8802. ISSN of this journal is/are 2330443X.

Impact Score: 1.39 h-Index: 11 SJR: 0.567 Overall Ranking: 8802


67. Contemporary Economic Policy


Contemporary Economic Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Contemporary Economic Policy is 8880. ISSN of this journal is/are 14657287, 10743529.

Impact Score: 1.39 h-Index: 52 SJR: 0.562 Overall Ranking: 8880


68. International Journal of Public Sector Management


International Journal of Public Sector Management is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of International Journal of Public Sector Management is 9073. ISSN of this journal is/are 9513558.

Impact Score: 2.60 h-Index: 61 SJR: 0.552 Overall Ranking: 9073


69. Administratie si Management Public


Administratie si Management Public is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Academy of Economic Studies from Bucharest. The overall rank of Administratie si Management Public is 9116. ISSN of this journal is/are 15839583.

Impact Score: 4.45 h-Index: 17 SJR: 0.549 Overall Ranking: 9116


70. Politics and Governance


Politics and Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Cogitatio Press. The overall rank of Politics and Governance is 9143. ISSN of this journal is/are 21832463.

Impact Score: 1.95 h-Index: 23 SJR: 0.548 Overall Ranking: 9143


71. Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development


Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Urban Studies (Q2). It is published by EnPress Publisher, LLC. The overall rank of Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development is 9264. ISSN of this journal is/are 25727931, 25727923.

Impact Score: 1.45 h-Index: 4 SJR: 0.54 Overall Ranking: 9264


72. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies


Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2); Strategy and Management (Q2). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies is 9347. ISSN of this journal is/are 20502680.

Impact Score: 2.45 h-Index: 19 SJR: 0.535 Overall Ranking: 9347


73. Public Policy and Administration


Public Policy and Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Public Policy and Administration is 9409. ISSN of this journal is/are 09520767, 17494192.

Impact Score: 2.39 h-Index: 40 SJR: 0.532 Overall Ranking: 9409


74. Teaching Public Administration


Teaching Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Teaching Public Administration is 9539. ISSN of this journal is/are 01447394, 20478720.

Impact Score: 1.39 h-Index: 10 SJR: 0.525 Overall Ranking: 9539


75. Education Sciences


Education Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Computer Science Applications (Q2); Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q2); Education (Q2); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Developmental and Educational Psychology (Q3). It is published by MDPI AG. The overall rank of Education Sciences is 9664. ISSN of this journal is/are 22277102.

Impact Score: 2.92 h-Index: 30 SJR: 0.518 Overall Ranking: 9664


76. Frontiers of Business Research in China


Frontiers of Business Research in China is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Higher Education Press. The overall rank of Frontiers of Business Research in China is 9870. ISSN of this journal is/are 16737326, 16737431.

Impact Score: 2.20 h-Index: 15 SJR: 0.507 Overall Ranking: 9870


77. Critical Policy Studies


Critical Policy Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Critical Policy Studies is 10225. ISSN of this journal is/are 19460171, 1946018X.

Impact Score: 1.82 h-Index: 31 SJR: 0.488 Overall Ranking: 10225


78. Public Integrity


Public Integrity is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Philosophy (Q1); Business and International Management (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Public Integrity is 10341. ISSN of this journal is/are 15580989, 10999922.

Impact Score: 1.32 h-Index: 21 SJR: 0.483 Overall Ranking: 10341


79. Publius


Publius is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Publius is 10492. ISSN of this journal is/are 17477107, 00485950.

Impact Score: 1.87 h-Index: 42 SJR: 0.476 Overall Ranking: 10492


80. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration


Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration is 10781. ISSN of this journal is/are 17574331, 17574323.

Impact Score: 3.25 h-Index: 20 SJR: 0.46 Overall Ranking: 10781


81. Journal of Community Practice


Journal of Community Practice is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Community Practice is 10966. ISSN of this journal is/are 15433706, 10705422.

Impact Score: 1.20 h-Index: 35 SJR: 0.452 Overall Ranking: 10966


82. Revista de Administracao Publica


Revista de Administracao Publica is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q2). It is published by Fundacao Getulio Vargas. The overall rank of Revista de Administracao Publica is 11199. ISSN of this journal is/are 19823134, 00347612.

Impact Score: 1.10 h-Index: 17 SJR: 0.44 Overall Ranking: 11199


83. Journal of Data and Information Science


Journal of Data and Information Science is a journal covering the categories related to Information Systems and Management (Q2); Library and Information Sciences (Q2); Public Administration (Q2). It is published by De Gruyter Open Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Data and Information Science is 11339. ISSN of this journal is/are 2096157X.

Impact Score: 1.89 h-Index: 9 SJR: 0.433 Overall Ranking: 11339


84. Scienze Regionali


Scienze Regionali is a journal covering the categories related to Food Animals (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Urban Studies (Q2); Economics and Econometrics (Q3). It is published by Societa Editrice Il Mulino. The overall rank of Scienze Regionali is 11355. ISSN of this journal is/are 17203929, 2035603X.

Impact Score: 0.86 h-Index: 15 SJR: 0.433 Overall Ranking: 11355


85. Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance


Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Health (social science) (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2); Strategy and Management (Q3). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance is 11455. ISSN of this journal is/are 2330314X, 23303131.

Impact Score: 1.80 h-Index: 19 SJR: 0.428 Overall Ranking: 11455


86. Regional Research of Russia


Regional Research of Russia is a journal covering the categories related to Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q2); Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q2); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Urban Studies (Q2). It is published by Pleiades Publishing. The overall rank of Regional Research of Russia is 11516. ISSN of this journal is/are 20799713, 20799705.

Impact Score: 0.93 h-Index: 12 SJR: 0.426 Overall Ranking: 11516


87. European Journal of Social Security


European Journal of Social Security is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q2); Public Administration (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of European Journal of Social Security is 11592. ISSN of this journal is/are 23992948, 13882627.

Impact Score: 0.57 h-Index: 15 SJR: 0.422 Overall Ranking: 11592


88. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences


Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Business and International Management (Q2); Management of Technology and Innovation (Q2); Marketing (Q3); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences is 11896. ISSN of this journal is/are 19364490, 08250383.

Impact Score: 1.78 h-Index: 53 SJR: 0.408 Overall Ranking: 11896


89. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration


Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration is 12006. ISSN of this journal is/are 23276665, 23276673.

Impact Score: 1.73 h-Index: 16 SJR: 0.403 Overall Ranking: 12006


90. Journal of Education and Work


Journal of Education and Work is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q2); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q3); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Brill Academic Publishers. The overall rank of Journal of Education and Work is 12195. ISSN of this journal is/are 13639080, 14699435.

Impact Score: 1.35 h-Index: 38 SJR: 0.395 Overall Ranking: 12195


91. International Social Security Review


International Social Security Review is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q2); Sociology and Political Science (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of International Social Security Review is 12277. ISSN of this journal is/are 0020871X, 1468246X.

Impact Score: 1.21 h-Index: 30 SJR: 0.392 Overall Ranking: 12277


92. Yale journal on regulation


Yale journal on regulation is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Yale Journal on Regulation. The overall rank of Yale journal on regulation is 12512. ISSN of this journal is/are 7419457.

Impact Score: 1.30 h-Index: 6 SJR: 0.382 Overall Ranking: 12512


93. Journal of Asian Public Policy


Journal of Asian Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Asian Public Policy is 12597. ISSN of this journal is/are 17516242, 17516234.

Impact Score: 1.50 h-Index: 13 SJR: 0.378 Overall Ranking: 12597


94. Journal of Public Procurement


Journal of Public Procurement is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Public Procurement is 12879. ISSN of this journal is/are 15350118, 21506930.

Impact Score: 1.64 h-Index: 16 SJR: 0.367 Overall Ranking: 12879


95. Public Finance Review


Public Finance Review is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q3); Finance (Q3); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Public Finance Review is 13154. ISSN of this journal is/are 10911421.

Impact Score: 0.67 h-Index: 34 SJR: 0.357 Overall Ranking: 13154


96. State and Local Government Review


State and Local Government Review is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of State and Local Government Review is 13338. ISSN of this journal is/are 19433409, 0160323X.

Impact Score: 1.04 h-Index: 5 SJR: 0.35 Overall Ranking: 13338


97. Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion


Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q2); Business and International Management (Q3); Education (Q3); Management Science and Operations Research (Q3); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q3); Public Administration (Q3); Strategy and Management (Q3). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion is 13664. ISSN of this journal is/are 10128255, 20565127.

Impact Score: 1.43 h-Index: 16 SJR: 0.337 Overall Ranking: 13664


98. Canadian Public Administration


Canadian Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Canadian Public Administration is 13882. ISSN of this journal is/are 00084840, 17547121.

Impact Score: 0.93 h-Index: 27 SJR: 0.33 Overall Ranking: 13882


99. Social Security Bulletin


Social Security Bulletin is a journal covering the categories related to Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by US Social Security Administration. The overall rank of Social Security Bulletin is 13990. ISSN of this journal is/are 377910.

Impact Score: 0.28 h-Index: 26 SJR: 0.327 Overall Ranking: 13990


100. Revista Espanola de la Transparencia


Revista Espanola de la Transparencia is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q2); Law (Q2); Public Administration (Q3). It is published by Association of Professionals and Researchers of Transparency (ACREDITRA). The overall rank of Revista Espanola de la Transparencia is 14092. ISSN of this journal is/are 24442607.

Impact Score: 0.46 h-Index: 2 SJR: 0.324 Overall Ranking: 14092








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Public Administration or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Public Administration


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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