The Accounting Research Journal was established in 1988 and provides a valuable international forum for communication between the profession and academics on emerging areas in contemporary accounting research and practice in all areas of accounting, finance, and cognate disciplines. The Journal embraces a range of methodological approaches in identifying and solving significant emergent problems and accounting issues. Submissions are encouraged in any of these areas that have a theoretical, practical and/or applied focus, using relevant methods including, but not limited to empirical, archival, case study, experimental, analytical or field studies.Interdisciplinary studies and research on contemporary accounting issues arising in specific countries and regions and of relevance to the private sector, public sector or not for profit sector are particularly welcome. The journal is committed to the dissemination of research findings to a broad international readership of academics, professionals and regulators. Accordingly, authors are encouraged to consider a wide and varied readership when writing papers for submission to the journal.
Submitted manuscripts must be scholarly, demonstrate academic rigour, and make a contribution to the relevant field of research. All submissions are subject to a double-blind review process.
Research topic areas include:
• Reporting for the future – climate change, sustainability
• Accounting education - needs and trends
• Taxation policy and outcomes
• Forensic accounting
• Fraud – identification & detection
• Corporate and behavioural governance
• Reporting on the internet
• Alternative reporting formats
• Integrated reporting
• Accounting and e-business
• Non-financial performance measurement and reporting
• Financial accounting
• Management accounting
• Information systems
• Capital markets
• Corporate finance
• Financial Institutions
• Financial management
• Behavioural financial and accounting research
• Commercial law
• Financial planning and advice
• Commercial law
ARJ covers a broad scope of discipline areas. Studies which focus on topical issues and are backed by relevant theoretical perspectives are encouraged. These provide a key platform through which to advance both theory and practice.
ARJ will be of interest to accounting, finance and management researchers, educators, practitioners and policy makers interested in the role of accounting in organizations.
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