History of Accounting eJournal
Editor: Victor Ricciardi
Goucher College

This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts covering all aspects of the historical nature of accounting. This eJournal promotes communication among academics and practitioners interested in various elements of the history of accounting thought. The objective of this eJournal is to document the historical background of the discipline, identify recent problems, and discover unresolved research questions in accounting.

This eJournal welcomes research with a focus on accounting history; different schools of the discipline (modern accounting, behavioral accounting); the origins of accounting; historical events and time periods; essays on historians, founders, and prolific authors in accounting; contributions and biographies of accounting researchers and innovators; the history of college and university accounting programs; accounting in ancient and medieval times; the history of recordkeeping and bookkeeping; the history of accounting across different decades and centuries; the evolution of accounting systems; accounting history across different cultures, countries, and civilizations; the history of different accounting services and products; papers on the role and influence of diverse disciplines within the historical development of accounting; papers that advance the historical knowledge of the interaction of accounting with other disciplines such as economics, finance, and psychology; in-depth coverage of past, present and future subject matter in accounting; the historical theory of accounting; surveys and reviews of the academic literature; seminal research papers in the discipline; ideas for future research endeavors (emerging issues) in different branches of accounting unexplored in the academic literature; debates and criticisms of different topics; extensive conceptual papers on accounting subject matter (concepts, themes. and theories); the history of specific academic journals; and papers on historical citation patterns and research productivity (contributions) in accounting.

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History of Accounting eJournal Advisory Board
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Editor: Victor Ricciardi
Goucher College


Marcia A. Annisette

C. Richard Baker

Rachel F. Baskerville

Sudipta Basu

Jeffrey L. Callen

Salvador Carmona

Lino Cinquini

John Richard Edwards

Warwick Funnell

Michael J.R. Gaffikin

Jean L. Heck

Margaret Lightbody

Michael W. Maher

Robert W. McGee

Andrea Melis

Krishna Palepu

Lucia Maria Portela de Lima Rodrigues

Chris Poullaos

Alan J. Richardson

Stanley C.W. Salvary

Murphy Smith

Gary Spraakman

Dan N. Stone

Gregory B. Waymire

Joni Young

David Ziebart