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CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Exploring Accounting History’ BAR Special Issue

Submission Deadline: 31 January 2019

Most accounting topics researched today have a past that deserves consideration and investigation, including: earnings management; auditing; public sector accounting; crowd funding; bitcoin; blockchain; accruals accounting; estates accounting; joint venture accounting; financial accounting; financial reporting; and management accounting, all of which have antecedents hundreds and, in some cases, thousands of years into the past. Contemporary accounting research could and should benefit from an understanding of how these and similar topics were addressed in the past.

The aims of this special issue of British Accounting Review are:

(1) To consider the historical development of accounting thought and practice;
(2) To embrace subject matter related to accounting history including, but not limited to, providing a historical perspective on contemporary accounting issues; and
(3) To demonstrate the relevance of accounting history to the present day, present day problems, and present day solutions.

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