About This Journal
The Pepperdine Policy Review is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Pepperdine University School of Public Policy that showcases the best scholarly work in the field of public policy. The journal seeks submission with a public policy focus in international relations, economics, American politics, and state and local policy. The mission of the Pepperdine Policy Review is to publish the best scholarly research, innovative policy solutions, and insightful commentary that public policy students have to offer. This journal seeks to inform policy makers, academic researchers, and the general public of ideas that will help transform public policy debate in the U.S. and abroad. All articles are thoroughly reviewed and must meet rigorous academic standards.