Comparative Policy Analysis, Research & Practice The JCPA encourages interdisciplinary publications: Policy domains are open to policy domains such as immigration, health care, environment and climate change, education, security, human rights, welfare, transportation, bio-technology, etc Dr. Sanya Carley (right) & Dr. Elizabeth Baldwin (left) 2014 award winners for Best Comparative Policy Paper presented at APPAM: “Global Expansion of Renewable Energy Generation: An Analysis of Policy Instruments" The JCPA & ICPA-Forum support the promotion of comparative policy studies through the International Institutional Sponsorship Program Association Partners of the ICPA-Forum and the JCPA enjoy our sponsorship of the 'Award for the Best Comparative Paper' presented at their association’s annual conference Research Symposia aims to facilitate the dialogue on comparative policy analytic studies and the creation of research networks interested in collaborative comparative policy analysis research JCPA Roundtable Discussion: "Global Policy Convergence? New Challenges for Comparative Policy Analysis Methods" - Milan, July 2015 The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice (JCPA) has pioneered comparative policy studies since 1998 and is the only explicitly comparative journal of policy analytic studies. The ICPA-Forum encourages exchanges through annual workshops on topics of interest, special The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice symposia, and proposals of comparative policy panels at key conferences in the domain. The JCPA, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice aims to stimulate the intellectual development of comparative policy studies and the growth of an international community of scholars exploring global inter- and intra-policy making. The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice The Journal invites manuscripts that make a significant contribution to comparative policy studies in the fields of public affairs. The International Comparative Policy Analysis Forum The ICPA-Forum seeks to advance the field of comparative policy analysis studies and engage its members in a dialogue on comparative policy issues, methodologies and theories. Workshops & Symposia Annual workshops and symposia bring together world leaders in comparative policy analysis in venues across the world. Recent Journal Articles Taking Care of Policy in Times of Crisis: Comparative Lessons from Belgium’s Longest Caretaker Government Author Barbara Vis< & Valérie PattynGeert Bouckaert Powering over Puzzling? Downsizing the Public Sector during the Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis Author: Nikolaos Zahariadis Policy Analysis in Times of Austerity: A Cross-National Comparison of Spending Reviews Author: Frans K. M. van Nispen The Global Financial Crisis in Comparative Perspective: Have Policy Makers “Learnt Their Lessons”? Author:Menno Fenger & Lucia Quaglia View Current Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis Become A Forum Member Membership has its benefits: free access to the Journal, contribute to Special Issues, attend or propose Annual Workshops. View The Current Journal Published 5 times per year, it is the first and only journal for Comparative Policy Analysis. Read The Current Newsletter Keep up to date about publications and journal issues with our newsletter, it’s free and available to all.