Best Paper Award and Publication Outlets

Vernon Zimmerman Best Paper Awards

The three best papers will each be awarded NZD$500, to be selected by a panel of distinguished reviewers. In addition, the best doctoral student paper will also be awarded NZD$500.

Publication Outlets

The conference is partnering with four journals for possible publication of papers presented at the conference.

China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR)

The Editors of China Accounting and Finance Review (CAFR) offer, for a small number of outstanding papers submitted for presentation at the conference, an award of financial support for conference attendance (a range of $300 to $1500 USD per person plus registration fee) and publication in CAFR. If you are interested in having your paper considered for this award, please indicate this when submitting your paper. CAFR publishes papers on issues related to China as well as outside China. It publishes full research papers, literature reviews, comparability studies (for example, replication of a US study for emerging countries) and short articles (Knowledge Transfer Forum).

Australian Accounting Review (AAR)

The Editors of Australian Accounting Review (AAR) invite presenters of papers at the conference to submit, post the conference, their paper for publication in AAR. Normal criteria for publication will apply but conference papers will receive a fast track review. If there are a sufficient number of papers, the Editors will consider producing a special issue for the papers from the conference. The scope of AAR is accounting professional practice and it includes articles on audit and assurance, communication and information systems, ethics and governance, financial reporting, management accounting, taxation, and treasury practices.

Accounting Research Journal (ARJ)

The Editors of Accounting Research Journal (ARJ) invite presenters of papers at the conference to submit, post the conference, their paper for publication in ARJ. Normal criteria for publication will apply but conference papers will receive a fast track review. If there are a sufficient number of papers the Editors will consider producing a special issue for the papers from the conference. ARJ embraces a range of methodological approaches in identifying and solving significant emergent problems and accounting issues. Submissions are encouraged across all areas in accounting, finance and cognate disciplines.

International Journal of Business (IJB)

The Editors of the International Journal of Business (IJB) offer, for 5-6 outstanding papers submitted for presentation at the conference, publication opportunities in their journal.  All accepted papers at the 32nd Asian-Pacific Conference will be eligible for consideration.