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Business and Politics is an outstanding outlet for empirical and theoretical research on the intersection of government policies and business strategies.”
David Baron, The David S. and Ann M. Barlow Professor of Political Economy and Strategy, Emeritus, Stanford Business School

"Contemporary decision makers–whether in the public or private sector–face a myriad of technological, market, political, and other sources of disruption. Business and Politics is the first port of call for scholars seeking to understand this brave new world."
Simon J. Evenett, Professor of International Trade and Economic Development, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

 "In an era where the global economy has changed so dramatically, Business & Politics is one of the best places to find interdisciplinary research that is both empirically rich and theoretically innovative. International political economy would be a weaker field without this journal."
Gary Gerrefi, Professor, Department of Sociology, Duke University

"Business and Politics has become established in the field of political economy, business studies, international business, and international political economy, and regularly attracts articles by many of the best-known scholars in the field. Its content is particularly valuable as a source of methodologically rigorous scholarship that marries genuinely original empirical material with strong theoretical analysis. Its peer review standards appear to be among the highest in the field."
Natasha Hamilton-Hart, Professor of Asian Business, University of Auckland

"Business and Politics is an excellent outlet for researchers interested in phenomena at the nexus of business and public policy. It is ideally positioned in the burgeoning research space that examines how firms shape and are shaped by their institutional environments. My paper with Barak Richman is by far my most heavily cited: over 600 citations via Google scholar. I am quite happy that the paper landed where it did."
Jeffrey T. Macher, Professor of Strategy, Economics and Public Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Business and Politics has established itself as the leading academic journal committed to the study of the interaction of business and public policy. As the relationship between business and government becomes more complicated and varied, the rigorous research in Business and Politics becomes ever more important.” 
Steven McGuire, Head of School, School of Business, University of Sussex

“Research across a wide range of fields now focuses on corporations and the increasingly complex political forces shaping and being shaped by their changing structures and strategies.  Business and Politics is the premier venue for innovative and accessible work.”
Louis W. Pauly, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

"For decades, this journal has consistently published the best scholarly work on the relationship between business and politics, hence providing the link between comparative and international political economy."
Lawrence Saez, Professor in the Political Economy of Asia, Department of Politics, School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS), University of London

Business and Politics is the top outlet for scholars working on the interaction between private economic actors and state policies and institutions.  It simply has no peer.”
Wayne Sandholtz, John A. McCone Chair in International Relations, Professor of International Relations and Law, Director, School of International Relations, University of Southern California

"Business and Politics is the premier journal for empirical and theoretic scholarship at the intersection of business strategy and pubic policy." 
Emerson H. Tiller, J. Landis Martin Professor of Law and Business, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

"Business and Politics is the leading journal for scholars of economics, political science, and business administration to examine the nature of the global challenges facing firms and governments from a variety of methodological approaches."
Shujiro Urata, Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo

Business and Politics
  • ISSN: 1469-3569 (Online)
  • Frequency: 4 issues per year
In the 19 years since its founding, Business and Politics has established itself as the premier journal for cutting-edge research on the relationship between private firms and public governance institutions. The journal features articles that use the tools of social science to illuminate contemporary policy issues such as business strategy in weakly institutionalized environments, private regulation and privatization of services, and the relationship between business organizations, nongovernmental organizations, courts, and political parties. It includes articles that offer new insights on bedrock concerns of international trade, industrial policy, lobbying and public policy, regulation, non-market strategy, and firms as both targets of and catalysts for political activity. The journal also publishes selected cases and commentaries on the interaction of politics and corporate strategy.