The Fourth International Conference On Public Policy And Management (CPPM) will provide an inspiring forum for scholars, academics, practitioners and other stakeholders engaged in public policy. The conference will be organized by Centre for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. The conference also provides excellent opportunities for networking and sharing knowledge, from different parts of the world. The themes for the conference are Managing Global Economic Challenges: Policy Responses and Governance Initiatives and National and International Governance Challenges. The themes for the conference focus on characterizing globalization, drivers of globalization, role of public policy in managing global pressures, and decentralized and centralized structures of governance that make globalization and which seek to provide an enabling environment for society at large, and on the fragmentation of the political mandate, analyze the consequences of such fragmentation, effective governance structures, study of role of non-government organizations in delivering public policy or even explore legal, fiscal and institutional reforms that could be used to mitigate the consequences of such fractured political mandates. Papers and proposals are invited for panel sessions on the themes and also from all domains of public policy and management spanning public policy theory, practice of public policy, management and teaching of public policy.