Canadian Public Policy
Analyse de politiques

The March issue (50.1) is available.

On a trial basis until the end of 2024, the Journal will accept submissions in which at least one author is affiliated with an institution that holds a subscription. 
(This suspends the journal's longstanding policy of requiring a personal subscription or membership in the Canadian Economics Association, which purchases a group subscription.)

CPP/Adp Referee of the year

The journal could not survive without its many valuable reviewers. It is always difficult to select one from the many who contribute so much. This year the Editors have chosen Maripier Isabelle of the Department of Economics, Université Laval, who has provided the journal with particularly insightful and prompt reviews. Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques thanks Maripier as well as all our reviewers.

Vanderkamp Prize 2022

The winner of the Vanderkamp Prize of $2000 for best article in 2022 is Mario Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke) for his paper "The Fiscal Impact of Quantitative Easing" vol 48(4) pp. 490-502, December 2022.

Runner-up: Pierre Brochu and Jonathan Créchet (both of University of Ottawa) with "Survey Non-Response in COVID-19 Times: The Case of the Labour Force Survey ", vol. 48(3), pp. 451-472, September 2022.


These two papers are available in open access.

Impact factor : 3.143

The Clarivate two-year impact factor for CPP/Adp in 2022 was 3.143.

Journal Google Scholar page 

Along with the Canadian Economics Association, the journal co-sponsors the Mike McCracken Award for Economic Statistics to recognize theoretical and applied contributions to the development or use of economic statistics in Canada. The prize is in part supported by a generous contribution in 2017 by the McCracken family. 

Aims and Scope

Since 1975, Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques has been the foremost peer-reviewed journal examining economic and social public policy issues in Canada. It is directed at a wide readership including policy researchers, decision makers and advisers in governments, businesses, unions, non-government organizations and universities. CPP  is available in print and online.

From the beginning the journal was intended to be multidisciplinary.  It was founded as a separate charitable organization by the Canadian Economics Association with other sponsoring organizations the Canadian Political Science Association, the Canadian Association of Law Teachers, the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, the Canadian Association of Geographers, the Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada, the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Canadian Association for Business Economics.