A quarterly academic open access journal launched in 2009 with the support of the Policy Studies Organisation. ISSN 1944-2858. It aims to publish research articles, public policy reviews, book reviews, datasets and features covering a wide range of subjects relating to poverty, income distribution, and welfare (social security programmes) worldwide.
These include social security benefits, social exclusion, welfare state policies and programmes) Users may access all materials for free from vol.1, 2009 via the website, however there is a registration form to complete. It is also possible to sign up for RSS feeds to receive updates on the latest content added.