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ISSN: 1597-9385

Papers: 80
Citations: 386
Years: 16
h-index: 10 (75%)
g-index: 18 (86%)


Aims and Scope

Journal of Policy and Development Studies (JPDS) is published four times a year by the Office of Centre for Social Science Research, Enugu, Nigeria with the collaboration of Arabian Group of Journals and Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues Dubai, United Arab Emirate.

JPDS aims to publish the best research on international development issues in a form that is accessible to practitioners and policy-makers as well as to an academic audience. JPDS is an international journal that effectively bridges the gap between academics, policy makers, and practitioners and links the various economic development communities. The journal focuses on contemporary research publication philosophies including blind strict peer refereeing, timely review, regular publication and broader coverage of the field. The editorial board is represented by the world's reputed and experienced academicians and researchers. The journal is completely open access which has opened the doors for the millions of international readers and academicians to keep in touch with the latest research findings in the field of economics and development studies.

Centre for Social Science Research, Enugu, Nigeria and Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues Dubai, United Arab Emirate.

Editorial Policy

The Journal of Policy and Development Studies (JPDS) is indexed and a member of Arabian Group of Journals. It is a professional and academic discussion and research in development related issues across the globe. The journal is published four times a year (Feb, May, August and November).
Interested contributors should type their scientific papers on A4 size with wide margins and single line spacing in 12 fonts Times New Roman. It should not exceed 15 pages including the abstract of not more than 200 words. Not more than five keywords should be provided immediately after abstract. The paper should be empirical or theoretical, well researched, and persuasive. It should also include: brief profile of the author including institutional affiliation and status, title of paper, abstract, introduction, statement of problem, review of related literature, method of investigation, discussion of findings and recommendations. Authors should include their phone numbers including addresses and e-mail.

Articles must be in conformity with the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation style 6th edition. Journal titles should be abbreviated for multiple citations in the same year, a,b,c, should be used immediately following the year of publication.

Editorial Board Members

Chief Editor
Prof. Titus O. Enudu, PhD
ESUT Business School
Prof. Emma E.O. Chukwuemeka, PhD
Professor of Public Administration and Development Studies
Department of Public Administration, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka


Prof. B.C. Nwankwo, Ph.D
Kogi State University Ayingba
Prof. C. Ofuebe, Ph.D
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
D. Stamatakis , Ph.D
Athens National and Kapodistrian University
Ehsan Azhar
Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues Dubai
Chukwuemeka Okafor, D.Admin
University of Fort Hare South Africa
S. Jabulani
University of Swaziland
Dr. Saeed Sharifi
Department of Cultural Management, Science and Research
Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
Dr. Mozamel Elnair Somi Kakitla
Assistant Professor, University of Dalanj, Sudan.
Prof. Dr. Muqqadas Rehman
IBA, University of the Punjab, Pakistan.

Consulting Editors

Prof. B.C. Osisioma, Ph.D
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Prof. Anis Mahomed Karodia
Regent Business School, Durban South Africa
Prof. Emma Okoye, Ph.D
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
Prof.Charles Okigbo, Ph.D
North Dakota State Universiy, United State of America
Patrick Ezepue, Ph.D
Sheffield  Hallam University, United Kingdom
Prof. Ike Ndolo,Ph.D
Enugu State University of Science and Technology
Prof. KunleAwotokun, Ph.D
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife

Ali Gholipour Soleymani, PhD
Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Iran


The editorial board is keen to receive articles pertaining to the following subjects:

Manuscript submission is online.  See the e mail address below..
All correspondence should be addressed to the Executive Managing Editor
Prof. Emma E.O. Chukwuemeka, Ph.D
Professor of Public Administration
Nnamdi Azikiwe University
P.M.B 5025, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

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