public money & management

Public Money & Management is a major international, academic and professional journal covering public sector finance, policy and management.

Public Money & Management (PMM) has been established for over 30 years. CIPFA owns the journal and publishes it under licence. The journal publishes main articles, new developments and contributions to debate. Main articles are reviewed by an academic and practitioner to ensure credibility, relevance and impact.

PMM is published six times a year in January, March, May, July, September and November.

Send any enquiries to Michaela Lavender. 

CIPFA members can access PMM for free

As part of CIPFA membership you can access the current and all past issues of PMM online through ManagementDirect


Contents of the latest issue

Go to Taylor and Francis online, Public Money & Management to view the content of the latest issues, and previous issues, purchase individual articles, and download the podcasts.

Submitting articles for consideration

Articles should be submitted to Michaela Lavender, Managing Editor. Articles are welcome about developments outside the UK, if they offer clear lessons for British or other western practitioners.

Please consult instructions for authors for further information about submission.

Call for papers

Public Money & Management (PMM) is planning a themed edition on managing and accounting for sustainable development across generations in public services.

Guest editors: Suzana Grubnic, Ian Thomson and Georgios Georgakopoulos.

A theme on ‘Managing and accounting for sustainable development across generations in public services’ will be published in PMM, Vol. 37, No. 4 (July 2017). Prospective authors are invited to submit papers for refereeing to the theme editors by 1 September 2016. Debate and new development articles are also welcome and should be submitted by 1 October 2016. Authors should follow PMM’s instructions for authors when preparing papers.

Papers for consideration should be sent to Dr Suzana Grubnic: S.Grubnic@lboro.ac.uk

All papers will be blind refereed by two reviewers: one a practitioner and the other an academic. Papers and articles submitted to PMM for review must not be under consideration by any other publication.

Practitioner referees needed for CIPFA’s journal

Main papers submitted to Public Money & Management are reviewed by academics and practitioners to ensure quality and practical impact. If you are interested in providing the editors with a practitioner perspective on articles submitted please send the following details to the Deputy Editor: your name; qualifications; current position; areas of expertise and email address.