Accounting & Finance

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 3

Edited By: Tom Smith

Impact Factor: 0.746

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 56/88 (Business Finance)

Online ISSN: 1467-629X


Aims and Scope

Aims and Scope

Accounting & Finance enjoys an excellent reputation as an academic journal that publishes articles addressing significant research questions from a broad range of perspectives. The journal:
• publishes significant contributions to the accounting, finance, business information systems and related disciplines
• develops, tests, or advances accounting, finance and information systems theory, research and practice
• publishes theoretical, empirical and experimental papers that significantly contribute to the disciplines of accounting and finance
• publishes articles using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, qualitative research, field research and historical analysis
• applies economic, organizational and other theories to accounting and finance phenomena and publishes occasional special issues on themes such as on research methods in management accounting.

Accounting & Finance is essential reading for academics, graduate students and all those interested in research in accounting and finance. The journal is also widely read by practitioners in accounting, corporate finance, investments, and merchant and investment banking.


Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Managerial accounting, Derivatives, Financial accounting, Corporate finance, Investments, Portfolio management, Qualitative, Environmental, Corporate governance, Market microstructure, Capital markets, Valuation, Banking

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
  • ABI/INFORM Database (ProQuest)
  • ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)
  • ABI/INFORM Research (ProQuest)
  • Business ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (ProQuest)
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (GALE Cengage)
  • InfoTrac (GALE Cengage)
  • Ingenta Select
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • Professional ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Accounting and Tax Database (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Central: Professional Edition (ProQuest)
  • RePEc: Research Papers in Economics
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)