About the Journal

Focus and Scope

JPSI is available for free (open access) to all readers. The articles in JPSI include developments and researches in Public PolicyPublic Management, and Local Administration (theoretical studies, experiments, and its applications), including:

Public Policy

  • Policy Formulation
  • Policy Implementation
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Policy Analysis
  • Sustainable Development
  • Policy Environment
  • Gender and Social Issues

Public Management

  • Public Service
  • Public Innovation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • E-Government
  • Financial Administration
  • Public Sector Performance Assessment

Local Administration

  • Local Government
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • State-Local Partnership
  • Village Administration
  • Local Budgeting
  • Local Development Planning


JPSI also carries a Comments and Criticism section, which provides a forum for expressing different viewpoints, comments, clarification, and correction of misunderstanding regarding topics in published papers. A forum for expressing different viewpoints and the correction of misunderstanding regarding topics in published papers. Readers of the journal are earnestly invited to contribute their ideas to this forum. 

Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to JPSI will be read and reviewed blindly (double-blind peer review) by (minimum) 2 Peer-reviewers who are experts in their field. The Editor may assign the Reviewer(s) from the JPSI's Peer-reviewers, other researchers, and/or other JPSI Editorial Members. The acceptance of an article depends on the novelty of the research, the significance of the article, the truth of the content, the degree of originality, clarity of description, and conformity with the objective of the journal.

Articles may be accepted without revision, minor revisions, major revisions, or rejected. The results of reviewed articles by reviewers will be notified to the author via email. The author is given an opportunity to revise his article based on the reviewers' suggestion (and editor) no later than 8 weeks after the email notification.

All incoming articles will be checked for authenticity to prevent plagiarism by using Turnitin anti-plagiarism software.

The entire process from submission until publishing of articles is free of charge (no article processing and submission charges). All articles published on JPSI are open access by following the Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. Full license can be found here.

Publication Frequency

JPSI (Journal of Public Sector Innovations) is managed by the Department of Public Administration, Universitas Negeri Surabaya. JPSI is published twice a year in May and November.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Creative Commons License
JPSI (Journal of Public Sector Innovations) by Department of Public Ad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://journal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/jpsi