Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

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Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
Edited byJames Guthrie, Lee D. Parker
Publication details
2.911 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Account. Audit. Account. J.
OCLC no.499757338

The Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering accounting theory and practice. The journal was established in 1988 and is published by Emerald Group Publishing.

In 2022 the editors-in-chief are James Guthrie (Macquarie University) and Lee D. Parker (Glasgow University and RMIT University.[1] The journal publishes papers on "the interaction between accounting and auditing on the one hand and their institutional, socio-economic, political, and historical environment on the other", as well as poetry and short prose from accounting and management academics.[2] It journal sponsors the Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Conference in Accounting, which is held every three years.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2020 impact factor of 4.117.[5]

Notable articles[edit]

According to Google Scholar, the most cited articles are:[citation needed]

  1. Gray, Rob; Kouhy, Reza; Lavers, Simon (1995). "Corporate social and environmental reporting: a review of the literature and longitudinal study". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 8 (2): 47–77.
  2. Deegan, Craig (2002). "Introduction: the legitimising effect of social and environmental disclosures--a theoretical foundation". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 15 (3): 282–311.
  3. Hackston, David; Milne, Markus (1996). "Some Deteriminants of social and environmental disclosures in New Zealand companies". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 9 (1): 77–108.
  4. O'Donovan, George (2002). "Environmental disclosures in the annual report: extending the applicability and predictive power of legitimacy theory". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 15 (3): 344–371.
  5. Deegan, Craig; Ranking, Michael (1996). "Do Australian companies report environmental news objectively? An analysis of environmental disclosures by firms prosecuted successfully by the Environmental Protection Authority". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 9 (2): 50–67.


  1. ^ "Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal | Emerald Publishing". Retrieved 2022-06-03.
  2. ^ a b "Meet the editors of... Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal". Accounting, Auditing & Accountability. Emerald Group Publishing. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  3. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  4. ^ "Source details: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  5. ^ "Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal". 2020 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2021.

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