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A review of accounting research in the Asia Pacific region

Karen Benson, Peter M Clarkson, Tom Smith and Irene Tutticci
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Karen Benson: UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Peter M Clarkson: UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Australian Journal of Management, 2015, vol. 40, issue 1, 36-88

Abstract: In this paper, we review scholarly accounting research published within the Asia Pacific Region by analysing nine of the main accounting journals within the region along five dimensions. The nine journals we focus on are: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal; Australian Accounting Review; Abacus; Accounting and Finance; Australian Journal of Management; Accounting Research Journal; Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics; Managerial Auditing Journal; and Pacific Accounting Review. The five dimensions we consider are: the most frequently cited papers; topical coverage; impact on practice; research method; and noted authors. Our review leads us to conclude that the accounting journals published within the Asia Pacific region make a significant contribution to research and practice both within the region and internationally.

Keywords: Accounting; research; Asia Pacific region (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M40 M41 M42 M48 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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