Call for Papers 3rd Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2023

Jul 04, 2023
Southampton, UK
Feb 28, 2023

Call for Papers
3rd Accounting and Accountability in
Emerging Economies (AAEE) Conference 2023
In association with the:

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

Main conference: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 July 2023
Emerging Scholars Colloquium – ESC: Monday 3 July 2023
Deadline for submission of full papers (main conference and ESC): Monday 28 February 2023
Notification of acceptance: Friday 31 March 2023
Conference venue: Building 100, Highfield Campus, Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance (CRAAG), Department of Accounting, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, England, UK.

The 3rd Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies* (AAEE) Conference will provide a high-profile forum for academics, policy makers, research students and other key 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 methodological 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. Presenters of selected papers will be invited to submit their papers in separate Special Issues calls following the Conference.

Papers for the main Conference can be submitted submitted (titled: “AAEE 2023 Main Conference Paper Submission”) via e-mail to:

Papers for the Emerging Scholars Colloquium can be submitted (titled: “AAEE 2023 ESC Conference Paper Submission”) via e-mail to:

Research themes of the Conference are as follows (this list is indicative and not exhaustive):
o Global Development and Governance, Taxation, Accounting Information Systems
o Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Islamic Accounting, Banking and Finance
o Reporting, Regulations and Corporate Governance, Financial Accounting and Reporting
o Auditing, Fraud and Corruption, Accountability and Governance, Professional Ethics and Standards
o Managerial Controls, Auditing and Internal Audit, International Public Sector Accounting/Auditing Standards
o Micro-Finance and SMEs, Non-profit Accounting, Accounting and Finance in Oil and Gas
o Culture, Gender, Religion, Ethnicity and History, Social and Environmental Accounting
o Management Accounting and Control, Integrated Reporting, International Financial Reporting Standards
o Accounting History, Accounting Education and Developments in the Accounting Profession.

All papers will be reviewed before being accepted to the Conference. Authors will be notified of the organizing committee’s decision by 31 March 2023. We look forward to receiving submissions to the Conference. For more information contact Dr Faizul Haque or Professor Alaa Zalata, E-mail:

Practical information including registration will be provided in due course on the conference webpage.
AAEE Conference/Standing Committee: Dr Laura Achiro, Prof. Dimitrios Gounopoulos, Dr Lakshi Doorgakunt, Prof. Phillip De Jager, Prof. Susela Devi, Dr Mohamed Elmahgoub, Dr Faizul Haque, Dr Malikov Kamran, Prof. Kelum Jayasinghe, Dr Pingli Li, Prof. Musa Mangena, Prof. Collins Ntim, Dr Mariaan Rose, Prof. Shahzad Uddin (Chair), Prof. Teerooven Soobaroyen, Prof. Ven Tauringana, Dr Krish Vithana, Dr Chaminda Wijethilake, and Prof. Alaa Zalata

* Emerging Economies include both transitional (post-communist) and less developed countries.

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