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Journals for Program Evaluation
American Journal of Evaluation
Each issue of the American Journal of Evaluation (AJE) explores decisions and challenges related to conceptualizing, designing and conducting evaluations. AJE offers original, peer-reviewed, often highly cited articles about the methods, theory, ethics, politics, and practice of evaluation.
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation
Its purpose is to provide access to refereed articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practice.
Evaluation Review: A Journal of Applied Social Research
Evaluation Review is an interdisciplinary forum for social science researchers, planners, and policy makers who develop, implement, and utilize studies designed to improve the human condition.
Evaluation: The International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
Features contributions from across the social sciences and related disciplines, including, but not limited to: politics, economics and public administration psychology, sociology and anthropology.
Public Administration Review
Published by the American Society for Public Administration. Articles, commentary and book reviews in all aspects of public administration.
New Directions for Institutional Research
A series of thematic journals providing planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation and institutional management.
Journal of Economic Surveys
Seeks to improve the communication of new ideas amongst economists. Areas covered include: economics, econometrics, economic history and business economics.
Journal of Management Accounting Research
Presents articles, commentary and review articles focusing on promoting high quality applied and theoretical research.
Nonprofit Management & Leadership
Brings together knowledge about special needs, challenges, & opportunities of nonprofit organizations & offers insights on common concerns of nonprofit leaders in all settings.
International Journal of Social Research Methodology
Focuses on current & emerging methodological debates across a wide range of social science disciplines & substantive interests.
Development connects research, experience, activism and alternative thinking. The journal aims to provide a unique resource and point of reference for the dialogue between activists and intellectuals committed to the search for alternative paths of social transformation towards a more sustainable and just world.
Economic Development & Cultural Change
Articles, review articles, book reviews and lists of recently published books in all areas of economic development and cultural change
Economic Development Journal
Features in-depth accounts of important programs, projects, & trends from the US & the world. Subjects include: urban, suburban, & rural development; infrastructure financing; public-private partnerships; military base redevelopment; business retention.
Subject Specific Journals
You may wish to access these journals for a specific subject area of study within program evaluation. Subject areas include: Health, Education, Management, Political Science and more.
Development in practice
Forum for practitioners, policy makers & academics to exchange information & analysis concerning the social dimensions of development & humanitarian relief work.
Administrative Science Quarterly
Articles that advance understanding, address administration or have mutual relevance for empirical investigation and theoretical analysis that advance the understanding of administration.
Harvard Business Review
Written for upper level management. Presents analysis of management problems and helpful commentary on advanced thinking and practice in all fields of management and administration.
Academy of Management Journal
Original articles and research notes that develop, test or advance management theory and practice for members of the Academy of Management.
American Review of Public Administration
A scholarly journal dedicated to the study of public affairs and public administration. Its goals are to advance the knowledge of public administration and to improve the practice.
Articles dealing with all areas of applied social science, case studies, comparative studies, theoretical essays and commentary.
Public Productivity & Management Review
Original articles and commentaries from practitioners and academicians on public administration and public management; review essays of books, software and other resources.