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Journal of Public Affairs Education


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Taylor and Francis Ltd.



Publication type



15236803, 23289643





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The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE) is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning in public affairs, which includes the fields of public policy analysis, public administration, and public management. Hosted by the Department of Public Administration at NC State University and the Department of Political Science at Augusta University, the quarterly journal features peer-reviewed scholarly articles on pedagogical, curricular, and accreditation issues pertaining to public affairs education, commentaries, symposia, and book reviews. JPAE is the official journal of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). The journal is dedicated to advancing the scholarship of public administration education. Public affairs is a field of practice, and as practitioners and scholars, we need to engage continually in discussions that seek to strengthen instruction. JPAE fulfills a vital role in our field by serving as the top research journal for this dialogue on pedagogy. Thus, the mission of the journal is to be a forum for scholarly discussions on teaching the public affairs programs. The journal welcomes manuscripts that report research on pedagogy in public affairs programs; the administration of public affairs programs; issues facing instructors in the classroom; trends in the field of public administration; case studies that illustrate public administration principles in practice; and other vital topics. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Public Administration2019Q3
Public Administration2020Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.657
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.301
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.548
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.646
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.405
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.934
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.975
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.807
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.177
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.826
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.485
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.699
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.673
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.742
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.970
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.632
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.662
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.773
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.231
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.485
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.906
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.475
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.184
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.976
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.835
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.674
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.606
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.412
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites199910
Self Cites200028
Self Cites200136
Self Cites200254
Self Cites200316
Self Cites200452
Self Cites200544
Self Cites200644
Self Cites200768
Self Cites200850
Self Cites200918
Self Cites201094
Self Cites201196
Self Cites201286
Self Cites201356
Self Cites201450
Self Cites201582
Self Cites201642
Self Cites201762
Self Cites201870
Self Cites201954
Self Cites202058
Total Cites199916
Total Cites200040
Total Cites200172
Total Cites200268
Total Cites200332
Total Cites200472
Total Cites200562
Total Cites200662
Total Cites200796
Total Cites200872
Total Cites200938
Total Cites2010120
Total Cites2011120
Total Cites2012132
Total Cites201388
Total Cites2014102
Total Cites2015165
Total Cites2016159
Total Cites2017165
Total Cites2018179
Total Cites2019164
Total Cites2020220
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19990.214
External Cites per document20000.197
External Cites per document20010.400
External Cites per document20020.161
External Cites per document20030.198
External Cites per document20040.247
External Cites per document20050.228
External Cites per document20060.220
External Cites per document20070.329
External Cites per document20080.218
External Cites per document20090.196
External Cites per document20100.250
External Cites per document20110.231
External Cites per document20120.422
External Cites per document20130.269
External Cites per document20140.433
External Cites per document20150.697
External Cites per document20161.045
External Cites per document20170.981
External Cites per document20181.112
External Cites per document20191.250
External Cites per document20202.051
Cites per document19990.485
Cites per document20000.571
Cites per document20010.699
Cites per document20020.673
Cites per document20030.333
Cites per document20040.742
Cites per document20050.667
Cites per document20060.653
Cites per document20070.970
Cites per document20080.632
Cites per document20090.333
Cites per document20101.053
Cites per document20111.034
Cites per document20121.073
Cites per document20130.662
Cites per document20140.773
Cites per document20151.231
Cites per document20161.233
Cites per document20171.310
Cites per document20181.543
Cites per document20191.547
Cites per document20202.178
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents19995
Non-citable documents20009
Non-citable documents200113
Non-citable documents200214
Non-citable documents200315
Non-citable documents200416
Non-citable documents200514
Non-citable documents200613
Non-citable documents200714
Non-citable documents200813
Non-citable documents200912
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents201214
Non-citable documents201314
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201515
Non-citable documents201617
Non-citable documents201721
Non-citable documents201818
Non-citable documents201918
Non-citable documents202022
Citable documents199928
Citable documents200061
Citable documents200190
Citable documents200287
Citable documents200381
Citable documents200481
Citable documents200579
Citable documents200682
Citable documents200785
Citable documents2008101
Citable documents2009102
Citable documents2010104
Citable documents2011104
Citable documents2012109
Citable documents2013119
Citable documents2014120
Citable documents2015119
Citable documents2016112
Citable documents2017105
Citable documents201898
Citable documents201988
Citable documents202079
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents199928
Uncited documents200053
Uncited documents200176
Uncited documents200274
Uncited documents200383
Uncited documents200475
Uncited documents200571
Uncited documents200672
Uncited documents200771
Uncited documents200889
Uncited documents200999
Uncited documents201071
Uncited documents201177
Uncited documents201283
Uncited documents2013100
Uncited documents201495
Uncited documents201584
Uncited documents201680
Uncited documents201771
Uncited documents201868
Uncited documents201950
Uncited documents202055
Cited documents19995
Cited documents200017
Cited documents200127
Cited documents200227
Cited documents200313
Cited documents200422
Cited documents200522
Cited documents200623
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200825
Cited documents200915
Cited documents201043
Cited documents201139
Cited documents201240
Cited documents201333
Cited documents201437
Cited documents201550
Cited documents201649
Cited documents201755
Cited documents201848
Cited documents201956
Cited documents202046
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