18th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies

Friday 26 - Friday 26 October 2018 Sheffield University Management School, Sheffield

The 18th Workshop on Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies with the Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC), Accounting and Financial Management Division, Sheffield University Management School, Sheffield will take place on Friday, 26 October 2018 (09:00 – 17:00).

Workshop Venue: Halifax Hall, Endcliffe Vale Road, Sheffield, S10 3ER


Submissions Open: 24 September 2018
Submission Deadline: 12 October 2018

The workshop aims to bring together academics working on accounting and finance issues concerning emerging economies. The workshop aims to: raise the level of interest in the specific problems of accounting and finance in emerging economies; and increase awareness of real issues, so that accounting and finance in these countries will not just be seen as a matter of copying what is done in the industrialized countries. It provides an authoritative overview of the research and progress in this field.

The coverage of the workshop includes, but is not restricted to:

  • Education, training, women in accounting, and the role of professional accounting Bodies
  • Financial reporting and accounting standards, including international financial accounting standards
  • Auditing
  • Corporate governance, executive compensation, risk management and reporting
  • Management accounting, including taxation, transfer pricing and tax avoidance
  • Finance and banking issues, including behavioural accounting and finance
  • Accounting and business history
  • The impact of structural adjustment programmes on accounting practices
  • Accounting, regulation, and privatisation
  • Accounting and accountability issues, including social and environmental accounting
  • Accounting practices in family businesses.
  • The impact of culture, religion, ethnicity, and history on accounting and finance
  • Public sector accounting and reforms, including new public management
  • Accounting and finance in socio-economic development and poverty reduction.

Full papers should be submitted to (with the subject: Paper Submission for the 18th Workshop) by the deadline Friday, 12 October 2018.


Registration opens: 10 September 2018
Registration closes:
19 October 2018

Fee: £55
Doctoral Students: £35

The fee includes refreshments and lunch. If you have any specific dietary requirement (e.g. vegetarian, allergies) you will be able tell us during the registration process.

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BAFA Annual Membership rates: Academic Staff: £30
Unsalaried PhD/MPhil Student or Retired Academic: £15

Please note that we are unable take payment on the day.


The workshop will be held at the Halifax Hall, EndclifFe Vale road, Sheffield S10 3ER. To reach the venue using public transport the following website could be useful


The following hotels are nearby the venue, please book directly with your chosen hotel:

Have questions or need further information? 

Please contact:

Dr Karim Sorour
Workshop Organiser
Associate Professor of Accounting
Accounting and Financial Management Group
Newcastle Business School
Northumbria University, Newcastle, City Campus
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8ST
Telephone: 0191 2274376