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Accounting Research Journal

Accounting Research Journal

ISSN: 1030-9616

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Emerging Sources
Citation Index

CiteScore 2020: 1.5
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 1.7 (Updated Monthly)

Aims and Scope

Providing a valuable international forum for communication between professionals and academics on emerging areas in contemporary accounting research and practice, the Accounting Research Journal embraces a range of methodological approaches in identifying and solving significant emergent problems and accounting issues. Submissions are encouraged across all areas on accounting, finance and cognate disciplines with topics including, but not limited to:

Emergent areas

  • 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

Established areas

  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Auditing
  • Information systems
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial management
  • Behavioural financial and accounting research
  • Commercial law
  • Financial planning and advice

Accounting Research Journal is abstracted and indexed in

Accounting & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest), Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCO), The British Library, Business Source Alumni Edition/ Business Source Complete/ Business Source Complete Government Edition/ Business Source Corporate Plus/ Business Source Elite/ Business Source Main Edition/ Business Source Premier (EBSCO),Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunites in Accounting, MainFile (EBSCO),OCLC – Electronic Collections Online, Professional ProQuest Central/ ProQuest Central (ProQuest), ReadCube Discover, RePEc, TOC Premier (EBSCO), Scopus

and ranked by

The Association of Business Schools' (ABS) Academic Journal Guide 2015 (the Guide), Australian Business Deans Council, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), Scopus, VHB-JOURQUAL (Category C)

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