We are seeking manuscripts which address regulatory issues relating to accountancy including research based upon:

  • self regulatory activities
  • case law and litigation
  • government regulation
  • the economics of regulation

The editors encourage submission of original empirical, behavioral or applied research manuscripts that consider strategic and policy implications for regulation, regulatory models and markets. Material must be presented using format and language which facilitate communication to those who address policy issues. Methodological elaboration and technique should be supplied in appendices. Manuscripts are refereed in consultation of the editors. There is no submission fee.

Availability of All Prior Volumes Abstracts via Internet

Visit our website at http://weatherhead.cwru.edu/rar/. This website contains abstracts for all prior volumes of Research in Accounting Regulation (1987 to date).

Important Information about our Review Process

Research in Accounting Regulation manuscripts are reviewed in accordance with a batching cycle, which usually commences upon production of a previous number in the volume. Two numbers comprise one volume.




Submission Information

Initial submissions should be sent via email to the Editor's address below in WORD document form, and include a file for the title page including abstract and key words and a separate file which contains the manuscript itself. Format is double spaced 12 point Times New Roman typeface. Manuscripts will be subjected to an editor desk review to assess the suitability of the paper for the Scope and Aims of the journal before being sent for external review. Please remove all identifying information as to the author source including the portion of the PROPERTIES element of the WORD document containing such identification. 


Submit manuscripts to:         Gary John Previts, Editor

Research in Accounting Regulation

Department of Accountancy

Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH 44106-7235

Phone: (216) 368-2074; Fax: (216) 368-6244


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