Thirty Years of the Australian Accounting Review: A Bibliometric Analysis

Debidutta Pattnaik, Satish Kumar (Lead / Corresponding author), Bruce Burton

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    This study presents a retrospective review of the Australian Accounting Review (AAR) across its first 30 years of publication, 1991 to 2020. AAR’s academic contributions have grown by 17.01% year-on-year over this period, while its level of academic influence has risen by 20.21%. Authorship numbers have grown by 16.10% annually, from 11 authors in the year of inception to 969 individuals in 2020. Emerging initially as an important regional resource, the AAR has evolved to become an internationally renowned academic outlet with contributions sourced from 44 different countries. Emergent themes in the journal include integrated reporting, corporate social responsibility, investor protection and comprehensive income.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)150-164
    Number of pages15
    JournalAustralian Accounting Review
    Issue number2
    Early online date27 Feb 2021
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


    • Australian Accounting Review
    • bibliometrics
    • scientometrics
    • systematic review
    • co-authorship analysis
    • co-word analysis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Accounting


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