Journal of Public Policy and Administration

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020

  • An Appraisal of Decentralization in Ensuring Good Governance: A Case Study on Enemay Woreda in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

    Getaye Mulugeta Kasse

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 29-35
    Received: Jun. 03, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2020
    Published: Aug. 10, 2020
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    Abstract: The main purpose of this article was undertaking an appraisal on the practice of decentralization in ensuring good governance at local level government (here after in Ethiopia Woreda Government). In this respect, the research question revolves around to what extent the existing decentralized power and resources ensuring good (quality) governance. T... Show More
  • Improving Affordable Housing Delivery Through Private Developers in Lagos State

    Abayomi Josiah Omotosho, Roseline Abidemi Kosoko, Folahan Anthony Adenaike

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 36-41
    Received: Jul. 09, 2020
    Accepted: Jul. 24, 2020
    Published: Aug. 10, 2020
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    Abstract: Over the years, increase in population, rural-urban migration and financial incapability of governments have been responsible for huge housing deficits in African cities. As at 2013, the housing deficit in Nigeria was seventeen million units. Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria has a fair share of the deficit going by the number of dwellers which ha... Show More
  • Evaluation of Public Policy of National Standard Education on Elementary School in Porong Sub-district, Sidoarjo District

    Satunggale Kurniawan, Agus Sukristyanto, Endro Tjahjono

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 42-50
    Received: Jul. 21, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2020
    Published: Aug. 31, 2020
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to analyze and explain the policy evaluation of the National Education Standards in Public Elementary Schools in Porong Sub-District, Sidoarjo District. Also, to analyze the factors that influence it and to formulate an evaluation model of National Education Standards in Public Elementary Schools in Porong Sub-District,... Show More
  • Political Economy of Rent Seeking in Local Governance: Causes, Forms, and Responses Towards (Evidences from Adigrat Town Administration, Ethiopia)

    Teklie Tesfamariam Berhe

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 51-60
    Received: Aug. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 21, 2020
    Published: Sep. 03, 2020
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    Abstract: Irrespective of the nature of a state, the issue of rent seeking remains ubiquitous. This paper assesses the prevalence of rent seeking from local governance perspective providing a focus on the major causes, forms and the efforts made in Adigrat Town. In so doing, the study has used both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. Primary... Show More