We seek manuscripts that address regulatory policy relating to accountancy issues including research based upon:

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

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

Information about our Review Process:

Research in Accounting Regulation was first published in 1987 in a single volume hard cover format.  As of 2009, the journal is published semi-annually in the periodical format.  Submissions are processed in the order in which they are received without a Volume deadline.  Please contact the editors if you have questions about this process.

Internet Access

Visit our website at http://weatherhead.case.edu/rar/The website contains complete abstracts for volumes of Research in Accounting Regulation (1987 to date). Subject searches of RAR will be available at the Rutgers Accounting Research Directory [ http://accounting.rutgers.edu ].  Online access to previously published articles will be available shortly via ScienceDirect.

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Submissions should be made electronically as Microsoft Word files via email to G.J.Previts at GJP@CASE.EDU.  

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