When:27-30 November 2013
Venue:Public Management Institute of the KU
Topic: Validating Methods For Comparing Public Policy: Academia And Government In Dialogue
Proceedings: Workshop Program to the call for papers page
We are pleased to announce that the JCPA has been awarded its first Impact Factor for 2011: 0.510. The journal ranks 31/45 in the ‘Public Administration’ category of the Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index. Thanks to all of our members for their support promoting comparative policy analytic studies!
At the closing session of the 7th Annual Workshop of the SFU-based JCPA and ICPA-Forum, on Designing Disaster Resilience and Public Policy held at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 23-24, 2010, the participants from six nations proposed the initiation of a Consortium for Comparative Studies of Disaster Resilience (CSDR), under the comparative policy studies mission and affiliated with the International Comparative Policy Analysis-Forum. At this time it will involve the following institutions, the University of Pittsburgh , Simon Fraser University through the ICPA-Forum, Kobe University, Japan, Nanjing University, China, and Bandung Institute of Technology , Indonesia. Please click here for more information.
The ICPA-Forum has initiated an annual international research symposia, in addition to the annual ICPA-Forum Workshops. This effort promotes the dialogue on comparative policy analytic studies by continental research networks interested in initiating collabortaive comparative policy analysis research and/or dissemination of comparative research findings. The individual symposiums' will, among others, seek to facilitate comparative research reports, finalize research design, further tool development, initiate research consortia, and so on. The results may be disseminated, for instance, by ICPA-Forum workshops, monographs, or a Special Issue of the JCPA.
ICPA-Forum at APPAM Conference
Alison Earle (McGill) and Jody Heymann (Harvard) received their award for Best JCPA Article 2006. We thank APPAM for their Acknowledgment of the JCPA contribution to international comparative policy studies in the APPAM Research Conference Program (November 7-10, 2007), and appreciate their international vision.
APPAM & ICPA-Forum Awards
APPAM & ICPA-Forum collaborate to offer a new "Best Comparative Paper Presented at an APPAM Research Conference". Beginning with the 2007 Fall Research Conference, the APPAM & ICPA-Forum joint Committee will be selecting a conference paper in comparative policy analysis for recognition. This award is sponsored by the ICPA-Forum and the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis. To be eligible for the award, a paper must be submitted and accepted for presentation at the 2007 Fall Research Conference. The selection process will include a review by the Committee of the written paper and conference presentation. Click here for further awards offered by the JCPA and ICPA-Forum.