Journal of Public Procurement (JoPP) - Section on Procurement and Contract Management

JoPP is published under the sponsorship of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. (NIGP).  In its first five years, JoPP was also sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme’s former Inter-Agency Procurement Services Office, the U.S. General Services Administration and Florida Atlantic University’s School of Public Administration. It has been recently adopted as ASPA's official journal for its Section on Procurement and Contract Management. JoPP has been included in the Scopus and its impact factor has been reported.

Published four times a year, the JoPP seeks to further the understanding of public procurement by exploring theories and practices of public procurement keyed to:
  • Functional areas, including but not limited to procurement policy, procurement strategic planning and scheduling, contract formation, contract administration, evaluation, and procurement methods and techniques;
  • Substantive areas such as government procurement laws and regulations, procurement economics and politics, and procurement ethics; and
  • Topical issues such as e-Procurement, procurement transparency, and green procurement

JoPP covers not only procurement at the federal, state and local government levels in the United States and Canada, but also government procurement in developed and developing nations. It will include research studies, narrative essays, exemplar cases—both good and bad—from past experiences, commentaries, book reviews and, occasionally, reprints of informative published government reports.

To learn more about the journal, visit its website, Those interested in submitting an article should submit it via our Fast Track via the website.

Editorial Information

Dr. Khi V. Thai, Florida Atlantic University, USA,
Dr. Alexandru Roman, California State University at San Bernardino, USA,

Practitioners’ Corner Editor:
Darin Matthews, Director of Procurement, University of California Santa Cruz, USA,

Book Review Editor:
Dr. Wendell C. Lawther, University of Central Florida, USA,