Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics (JCAE) Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium

Conference dates

03 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2020


Colombo, Sri Lanka


The Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE), a SSCI journal proudly announces that the 2020 JCAE Doctoral Consortium and Annual Symposium, co-organised by University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Deakin University and University of Technology Sydney will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 3rd – 5th January 2020.

The Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for students to present their proposals and interact with renowned professors of international standing. The Symposium, on the other hand, provides a platform for accounting, economics and corporate governance academics to present cutting-edge research findings and to exchange insightful perspectives.

The two-day symposium comprises Plenary Paper Sessions, Concurrent Paper Sessions, Integrated Reporting Paper Sessions, Research Forum and Corporate Governance Forum; preceded by a one-day Doctoral Consortium.

Thomas F. Keller Professor Katherine Schipper, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA
Deloitte Professor Ole-Kristian Hope, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada


Doctoral Consortium: Research proposals should be submitted in MS-Word format with an abstract (maximum 800 words) to: Please state clearly that the proposal is to be submitted for the Doctoral Consortium.

Annual Symposium: Manuscripts should be submitted in MS-Word format (1 blind copy & 1 copy with authors’ details) to Please state clearly whether the manuscript is to be submitted for the Plenary Sessions, Concurrent Sessions or Integrated Reporting Sessions. Manuscripts previously published or currently under review by other publications must not be submitted for the Plenary Sessions. Papers accepted for Plenary Sessions will be published in the JCAE, subject to satisfactory revision and acceptance by the Editors. Authors are required to sign a copyright release form as a condition of publication.

Doctoral Consortium: 12th September 2019
Annual Symposium: 1st August 2019

Further information can be found in the flyer, at:

About the Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics
The JCAE is a tri-annual publication which publishes in April, August and December by Elsevier. While there is a special focus on issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region, the Journal also encourages submissions from countries outside the Asia-Pacific region in the following major areas as related to accounting and auditing issues: financial contracts, corporate governance, capital markets, financial institutions and economics of organizations.

JCAE is widely recognized as a high quality journal by researchers and journal evaluation institutes. For example, since 2010, JCAE has been ranked an “A” grade journal in the Journal Rating Listing of the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC). Currently, JCAE is included in the SCOPUS of Elsevier, the EconLit of the American Economic Association and the SSCI listing.

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