Contemporary Accounting Research

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Edited By: Prof. Patricia C. O’Brien

Impact Factor: 1.782

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 18/94 (Business Finance)

Online ISSN: 1911-3846

Associated Title(s): Accounting Perspectives


Published since 1984, Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR) is the world-renowned quarterly journal of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association. It provides a forum for the publication of high-quality research of interest to the worldwide accounting community.

Aims and Scope

Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), the premiere research journal of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, publishes leading- edge research that contributes to our collective understanding of accounting's role within organizations, markets or society. Canadian based, and global in scope, CAR seeks to reflect the worldwide intellectual diversity in accounting research. Therefore, CAR welcomes interesting and intellectually rigorous work in all topics of accounting, using any appropriate method, and based in any discipline or research tradition that can contribute to accounting knowledge.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)