of Public Policy Studies is a quarterly journal that publishes academic
papers. Its profile refers to the Anglo-Saxon analytic tradition known as public
The articles focus on the
issues of public policy in its various dimensions, including:
of public problems (challenges, risks).
of public actions (reforms) in various types of policies (sectoral and
networks of specific policies (policy communities), their interests, mutual interactions.
or theories of public policy (including sectoral policies).
and cycles in a given policy (from the diagnosis of the problem to the
evaluation of the solution).
values, motives of actions of policy actors (e.g., the role of trust among stakeholders,
ability to cooperate).
for evaluating results in policies.
- Demonstrating the results of public activities.
of resource allocation in public action (market and its fragility, state
influencing the shaping of public policies (e.g., intellectual, social, cultural,
of knowledge in selected policies (policy knowledge); knowledge brokers (expert
processes and styles of action in public policy (unilateral vs. partner
actions, anticipation of problems vs. reactivity).
factors co-shaping public policy (e.g., party systems, parliamentary systems,
We kindly invite you to submit papers devoted to economic, social (e.g., welfare, social security) or infrastructural (e.g., energy, transport) policies, as well as policies regarding education, higher education and horizontal policies (e.g., regional policy, public strategies).