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Journal of Public Procurement

Journal of Public Procurement

ISSN: 1535-0118

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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CiteScore 2020: 1.9
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 1.5 (Updated Monthly)

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Aims and objectives

The Journal of Public Procurement (JOPP) seeks to further the understanding of public procurement. JOPP publishes original, high-quality research that explores the theories and practices of public procurement.

The journal ensures that high-quality research is collected and disseminated widely to both academics and practitioners, and provides a forum for debate. It covers all subjects relating to the purchase of goods, services and works by public organizations at a local, regional, national and international level.

JOPP is multi-disciplinary, with a broad approach towards methods and styles of research as well as the level of issues addressed. The Journal welcomes the submission of papers from researchers internationally. The journal welcomes research papers, narrative essays, exemplar cases, forums, and book reviews.

Key Topics

Key themes are related, but not limited to:

·        Functional areas, including procurement policy, procurement strategic planning and scheduling, contract management, performance evaluation, procurement methods and techniques, suppliers’ relations, organizational design, and human resource management

·        Substantive areas, such as government procurement laws and regulations, procurement economics and politics, and procurement ethics

·        Topical issues, such as e-Procurement, procurement transparency, and sustainable procurement.

Papers published in JOPP are double blind peer-reviewed. For more details about Emerald's approach to Publication Ethics; please refer to the company guidelines.

Journal of Public Procurement is ranked by: 

Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics)

Journal of Public Procurement is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.