Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Virtual Conference 2021

Jun 28, 2021
Apr 30, 2021

The 2nd Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2021 will be held virtually. This year, more than ever before, it will be easy to attend the conference and take part.

We expect to provide a high-profile forum for academics, policy makers, research students and other keep stakeholders to discuss issues relating to, and deepening and broadening knowledge of , the role of accounting and accountability in emerging economies; and to build and consolidate a network of active institutions, scholars and policy makers involved in accounting, accountability and global development research.

The conference welcomes research papers using diverse methodologies and theoretical approaches which highlight their policy and practical implications.

Further, it seeks to engage researchers, policy makers, consultants and development scholars in generating ideas on how accounting and accountability can enhance economic and social development.

The conference is supported by Emerald publishing house.

There will be special issues to be published in the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies (JAEE). Presenters of selected papers will be invited to submit their papers in a separate special issue call  following the conference.

Research themes of the conference are as follows (this list is indicative and not exhaustive)

  • global development and governance
  • sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • reporting and regulations, and corporate governance
  • auditing, fraud and corruption
  • managerial controls
  • Islamic finance, micro-finance and SMEs
  • culture, religion, ethnicity and history

All papers will be reviewed before being accepted to the conference.

Authors will be notified by of the organising committee's decision by May 2021.

Key dates

  • 30 April 2021 – Deadline for submission of papers
  • 31 May 2021 – Notification of acceptance
  • 13 June 2021 – Conference registration closes
  • 25 June 2021 – Discussant feedback to authors
  •  28 June – 30 June 2021 –  Main Conference Dates


African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA), Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE) Special Interest Group of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)
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