Innovation and Development Policy
An international journal for the development and application policies of science, technology and innovation
Innovation and Development Policy (IDP) is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical and theoretical papers in innovation and development policy/management. The journal is devoted to the improvement and further development of the theory and practice of innovation and development policy/management and designed to appeal to both practising policy-makers and academics. It publishes original and high-quality papers to address the interests of both practicing managers and academic researchers in innovation and development policy/management. All IDP papers are expected to yield findings that have implications for policy or management.
Aims and Scope
Innovation and Development Policy (IDP) is devoted to building a platform for global innovation and development communications, promoting international academic cooperation and bringing together global intelligence to carry out theoretical, methodological and practical research in innovation and development strategy, policy and management. It is a multi-disciplinary journal that covers the full range of topics in innovation and development policy/management and involves the theory, method and application in innovation and development policy/management. The journal is receptive to all types of quantitative and qualitative methodologies for innovation and development policy. Authors across the world from diverse disciplines and functional perspectives are welcome to contribute to the journal.
Policy/Strategy/Management for National/Regional/Sectoral/Firm Innovation and Development Science, Technology and Innovation Policy/Strategy/Management
Theory/Method and Application of Innovation and Development Policy/Economics/Metrology
Theory/Method and Application of National/Regional/Sectoral/Technological/Firm Innovation Systems
Science/Technology/Innovation Capability and Competitiveness
Development Dynamics of Science/Technology/Innovation
Interactions between Science/Technology/Innovation and Social & Economic Development Performance
Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
Design/Implementation/Evaluation of Innovation and Development Policies at all kinds of levels
Peer Review Policy
All research papers published in this journal will have undergone rigorous peer review, including initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. All papers are subject to a preliminary screening to assess whether they deserve to be submitted to a fully-fledged refereeing process.