|Abbreviated title (ISO 4) J. Account. Res.|
Publication history 1963-present
|Discipline Accounting, auditing, taxation, finance, business|
Edited by Philip G. Berger, Christian Leuz, Douglas J. Skinner
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell for the Accounting Research Center at the Booth School of Business
The Journal of Accounting Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal associated with the University of Chicago. It was established in 1963 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Accounting Research Center (Formerly the Institute of Professional Accounting) at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Its current editors-in-chief are Philip G. Berger, Christian Leuz, and Douglas J. Skinner (all at the University of Chicago).
The journal covers research using analytical, empirical, experimental, and field study methods in all areas of accounting research. Each year, the journal publishes four regular issues and one conference issue, which contains papers and discussions from the annual accounting research conference held at the University of Chicago.
It is listed as one of the 45 journals used by the Financial Times to compile its business-school research ranks and Bloomberg Businessweek's Top 20 Journals. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2013 impact factor of 2.449, ranking it sixth out of 89 journals in the category "Business, Finance".