Policy Perspectives is a double-blind, peer-reviewed, flagship biannual journal of Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad, which also brings forth occasional special issues. The journal disseminates the research carried out by the Institute and its associates on diverse range of current and evolving topics.
Print ISSN: 1812-1829
Online ISSN: 1812-7347
Policy Perspectives is a double-blind, peer-reviewed biannual journal with occasional special issues, published by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) – an Islamabad-based think tank dedicated to promoting policy-oriented research and human development.
Established in 1979, the Institute defines Pakistan Affairs, International Relations, and Faith and Society as its primary research areas, which are further divided into various sub-themes for focused studies.
The Institute’s research spanning over four decades has so far produced over 1500 seminars, conferences, and roundtables, around 400 publications, and about 2500 research reports.
Policy Perspectives is the flagship journal of the Institute, disseminating the research carried out by IPS and its associates on a diverse range of current and evolving topics. The journal reaches out to a large number of individual and institutional researchers, policymakers, key opinion leaders, and other stakeholders within the country and across the globe, extending policy-oriented analysis, perspectives, and recommendations on issues of national and global significance.
Being published continuously since 2004, Policy Perspectives is indexed/abstracted/archived by International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA); ProQuest; EBSCO (Political Science Complete Database; Social Science Abstracts) Ovid; JSTOR; Portico; Knowledge Unlatched; Keepers Registry; Crossref; Factiva; ResearchBib; Microsoft Academic; Google Scholar; Duotrope, and Asianet Pakistan.