About the Journal

Public Sector Economics (PSE) is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Institute of Public Finance. First published in 1976 under the name of Financijska praksa (ISSN 0350-5669) in Croatian, it came of age in 1995 when it was renamed Financijska teorija i praksa (ISSN 1332-3970). From 2005 to 2010, the journal was published in both Croatian, as Financijska teorija i praksa, and English, as Financial Theory and Practice (ISSN 1846-887X). From 2010 to 2016, Financial Theory and Practice was published only in English. In 2017, it was renamed Public Sector Economics.

PSE is published four times a year: in March, June, September and December.

Acceptance rate: 17% (2022).

There is no submission fee. PSE is co-financed by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia.

PSE follows the best practice in academic publishing and continuously updates its ethical guidelines. We are highly appreciative of the opinions of authors, readers and reviewers on how to improve our journal.

PSE is a member of the CEE Network of Public Administration and Policy Journals.

Indexing / Abstracting

Articles published in PSE are indexed in:

SCOPUS (Elsevier)
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals, Lund University, Sweden)
EconLit (American Economic Association’s electronic database) 
HRČAK (Portal of Scientific Journals of Croatia)
IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, ProQuest, Cambridge, UK)
RePEC (Research Papers in Economics)

According to SJR – Scimago Journal & Country Rank indicators for 2021, the journal is ranked in the third quartile (Q3) and is 34th (out of 161) among all Croatian journals indexed in the Scopus database.

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