Saïd Business School is internationally renowned for its research excellence and impact in the field of accounting.

Our researchers regularly publish articles in the world's leading accounting, finance and management journals, such as Accounting, Organizations and SocietyThe Accounting ReviewAccounting and Business ResearchEuropean Accounting Review; and Review of Accounting Studies.

Members of the group have forged strong links with the academic accounting community, serving as journal associate editors and reviewers. They also work closely with policy-makers and financial market practitioners. They routinely present their research in workshops and at conferences organised by leading academic institutions and premier academic journals.


Pen and paper

The group aims to carry out academically rigorous and impactful research. They intend to help standard setters develop high-quality accounting standards, improve how companies communicate with external investors and inform investors about using accounting information for capital allocation decisions. They pursue research in all areas of accounting, including international accounting, standard setting and non-financial reporting.


The future of corporate reporting


Members of the group are actively involved in crucial global discussions around sustainability reporting standards. 


Accounting Research Symposium


The Oxford Accounting Research Symposium took place on Monday 27 September 2021 at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Our inaugural symposium was dedicated to Professor Colin Mayer CBE FBA, Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies, who retired from Saïd Business School in September 2021. Colin was the first Professor in the Business School, its Academic Director from 1994 to 1999, and then Dean between 2006 and 2011. This event celebrated his legacy and was dedicated to the notion of ‘Accounting for the Purposeful Corporation.'

The next Symposium will take place in September 2022. This event is organised by Anette Mikes, Associate Professor of Accounting. Attendance by invitation only, please contact fame@sbs.ox.ac.uk for further information.




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