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Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

ISSN: 0951-3574

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2016 Impact Factor: 2.732*
5-year Impact Factor (2016): 2.991*

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CiteScore 2016: 2.72
CiteScoreTracker 2017: 4.04 (Updated Monthly)

30 Year Anniversary

 AAAJ is celebrating its' 30 years of  publication. Find out more about the 6 months free access here


Find out about the Mary Parker Follett Award 2016 and Reviewer Awards 2Banner: Hall of Fame.016

Aims and Scope

Dedicated to the advancement of accounting knowledge, the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal publishes high quality manuscripts concerning the interaction between accounting/auditing and their socio-economic and political environments, encouraging critical analysis of policy and practice in these areas. The journal also seeks to encourage debate about the philosophies and traditions which underpin the accounting profession, the implications of new policy alternatives and the impact of accountancy on the socio-economic and political environment.

Coverage includes, but is not limited to:

  • Alternative explanations for observed practice.
  • Critical and historical perspective on current issues and problems.Banner: AAAJ 30.
  • Field study based theory development
  • Limitations in present accounting measurement
  • Political influences on policy making
  • Social and political aspects of accounting standards
  • The broadening scope of the reporting constituency

The journal also welcomes submissions of creative writing, which are edited for the Literature and Insights section of the journal and do not undergo the normal refereeing process.

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal is abstracted and indexed by:

ABI/INFORM Complete, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Professional Advanced, ABI/INFORM Professional Standard, Accoutning & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest), The Author's Guide to Accounting and Financial Reporting Publication, The British Library, Business Source Alumni Edition, Business Source Complete, Business Source Corporate Plus, Business Source Elite, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Accounting, Economics and Finance, Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises  or National Foundation for Management Teaching (FNEGE); International Bibliography of the Social Sciences - Economics, OCLC - Electronic Collections Online, Professional ABI/INFORM Complete, Professional ProQuest Central, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Curriculum Essentials, ProQuest Health Management, ProQuest Pharma Collection (ProQuest), QUALIS (Brazil), ReadCube Discover, Scopus, Thomson Reuters (ISI), TOC Premier (EBSCO)

..and ranked by:

Anvur (Italy), The Association of Business Schools' (ABS) Academic Journal Guide 2015 (the Guide), AERES (France), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), CNRS (France), ESSEC Rankings of Journals 2016, FNEGE (France), IBSS (ProQuest's List), JourQUAL 2.1 (Germany), NSD (Norway), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), Scopus, Thomson Reuters (ISI), VHB-JOURQUAL (Category B) 

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Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.

* 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

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