Comparative Policy Analysis, Research & Practice

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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.

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Membership has its benefits: free access to the Journal, contribute to Special Issues, attend or propose Annual Workshops.

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Published 5 times per year, it is the first and only journal for Comparative Policy Analysis.

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