The Accounting News tab identifies current events going on within the business and accounting areas, as well as some publications that relate to current topics in Managerial Accounting, Strategic Finance and Financial Accounting, Journal of Accountancy. The Company Information tab gives some resources on how to research various companies.
Overview[ edit ] "Accounting has been a craft that has had no essence. It has changed significantly across time, adopting new forms, methods, and roles.
Likewise for accounting research. Academic accounting research addresses all areas of the accounting profession, and examines issues using the scientific method ; it uses evidence from a wide variety of sources, including financial information, experimentscomputer simulationsinterviews, surveys, historical records, and ethnography.
For example, the International Accounting Standards Board IASB may initiate research projects for certain issues, the results of these may inform its decision whether to move the issues to its active agenda. Research also informs the teaching curricula in universities, thus affecting the range of issues of which future generations will become aware and consider important.
From the s, accounting academia and practice grew further divided due to the accounting academic community adopting requirements from social science academia, while practicing accountants "maintained an emphasis on professional qualifications and technical skills".
One view is that a lack of training in reading academic research may lead practicing accountants "to dismiss what could be very helpful information as either too complicated or too disconnected to be useful";  while another view points to fundamental failures in academic research in business and economics in general—for example that researchers have failed to effectively question prevailing economic and business models.
The following classifications highlight several important types of accounting research.
They are by no means exhaustive, and many academic accounting studies resist simple classification.20 great accounting topics for your research paper.
Auditing collusion. This topic can cover auditing in general or a specific area of auditing depending on the expertise you have and the scope of your particular essay. Accounting and Finance dissertations and theses Listed below are PhD theses completed by past Accounting and Finance students for years to present, including title and the name of the supervisor involved.
The Journal of Accounting and Economics encourages the application of economic theory to the explanation of accounting phenomena.
It provides a forum for the publication of the highest quality manuscripts which employ economic analyses of accounting problems. Together with Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), our ninth annual Benchmarking Accounting and Finance Functions report, based on a survey of more than 1, financial executives in the U.S.
and Canada, looks at trends in. The Accounting News tab identifies current events going on within the business and accounting areas, as well as some publications that relate to current topics in Managerial Accounting, (Strategic Finance) and Financial Accounting, (Journal of Accountancy).
Selection bias and econometric remedies in accounting and finance research ABSTRACT While managers’ accounting and financial decisions are, for many, fascinating topics.