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Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2018

Organised by:

Essex Accounting Centre & Centre for Global Accountability and Development, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK
In association with the: African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) and the Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE) Special Interest Group of the British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)

Dates and submissions

Main conference: June 28-29, 2018
Emerging Scholars Colloquium - ESC: June 27, 2018
Deadline for submission of full papers (main conference and ESC): February 28, 2018
Notification of acceptance: March 30, 2018
Conference venue: Essex Business School, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK

What is the conference about?

The Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies* (AAEE) Conference will provide a high-profile forum
for academics, policy makers, research students and other key stakeholders to discuss issues relating to, and
deepening and broadening knowledge of, the role accounting and accountability in emerging economies; and to
build and consolidate a network of active institutions, scholars and policy makers involved in accounting,
accountability and global development research.The Conference welcomes research papers using diverse methodological and theoretical approaches which highlight their policy and practical implications. Further, it seeks to engage researchers, policy makers, consultants and development scholars in generating ideas on how accounting and accountability can enhance economic and social development. The Conference will be held biennially.

The Conference is supported by the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies (JAEE). A special issue call will be
sent out to presenters separately following the Conference. Papers for the main Conference can be submitted
through the online submission portal: Papers for the
Emerging Scholars Colloquium can be submitted via e-mail to [email protected]

Please consult the main conference page for registration and practical information:

Research themes of the Conference are as follows (this list is indicative and not exhaustive):

  • Global Development and Governance
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Reporting and Regulations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Auditing, Fraud and Corruption
  • Managerial Controls
  • Islamic Finance, Micro-Finance and SMEs
  • Culture, Gender, Religion, Ethnicity and History

All papers will be reviewed before being accepted to the Conference. Authors will be notified of the organizing committee’s decision by March 30, 2018. We look forward to receiving submissions to the Conference.

For more information contact:

  • Main Conference stream: Prof Shahzad Uddin, Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen, Prof Thankom Arun and Prof Kelum, Jayasinghe [email protected]
  • Emerging Scholars Colloquium stream: Dr Diogenis Baboukardos, Dr Junaid Ashraf, Dr Silvia Gaia and Dr Daniela
    Pianezzi, [email protected]
  • Emerging Economies include both transitional (post-communist) and less developed countries
  • All papers will be reviewed before being accepted to the Conference. Authors will be notified of the organizing