About the Journal

Journal of Behavioral Public Administration (JBPA) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary open access journal that focuses on behavioral and experimental research in public administration, broadly defined.  JBPA encourages submissions of both basic scholarly and applied work conducted by academics or practitioners.

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The Journal of Behavioral Public Administration invites papers for a symposium on Motivation to Serve the Public Interest at Work co-edited by Marc Esteve (University College London & ESADE Business School), Arjen van Witteloostuijn (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & University of Antwerp), Andrew Whitford (University of Georgia), Robert Christensen (Brigham Young University) and Bradley Wright (University of Georgia).

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Current Issue

Vol. 6 (2023)

Published: 2023-01-30


Administrative Informatics

Michael Overton Overton, Stephen Kleinschmit, Mary Feeney, Federica Fusi, Nick Hart, Spiro Maroulis, Kayla Schwoerer, Eric Stokan, Herchel Thomas, Samuel Workman

Research Articles

Compliance Spending Aversion

Margaret Samahita, Leonhard Lades

Career path preferences and personality among junior doctors: Results of a discrete choice experiment

Ane-Kathrine Lundberg Hansen, Oluf Gøtzsche-Astrup, Line Bjørnskov Pedersen, Ulrich Thy Jensen, Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen

Acceptance of COVID-19-related Government Restrictions

Itaru Yanagi, Isamu Okada, Yoshiaki Kubo, Hirokazu Kikuchi

Research Letters

Evaluating Excuses: How the Public Judges Noncompliance

Amanda Driscoll, Jay Krehbiel, Michael Nelson, Taran Samarth

Symposium on Taking "behavior" literally in BPA

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