Welcome to the Accounting and Accountability site!

This is a platform connecting the Accounting and Accountability Special Interest Group – a Research Chapter of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM – http://www.irspm.net). Learn more…


Call for Papers – Accounting and Accountability Panel at the IRSPM 2018

The Special Interest Group on Accounting & Accountability is delighted to organize a panel on “Accounting and Accountability of value creation in innovative public service delivery arrangements” at the IRSPM Conference 2018 in Edinburgh.

The abstract submission is now open – take the opportunity to present and discuss your latest research! Learn more…

–> The deadline for abstract submissions is 20 October 2017  


The Annual SIG Workshop in Freiburg, Germany, 9-10 October 2017

In its Annual Workshop 2017, the SIG tried a new format of discussion and reflection. Following the Workshop theme ‘Grafting through collaboration: funding international research in public sector accounting and control’, scholars addressing accounting and accountability aspects in the public realm met in a collaborative and interactive environment to create, further define and work on concrete research ideas and projects.

Find out more!


Learn about the Accounting & Accountability Group’s work on Financial Resilience!

Recently, members of the Special Interest Group (SIG) on Accounting and Accountability have applied the concept of resilience to explore how local governments keep operating even in adverse conditions and whether and why they are able to adapt rapidly in a crisis. Results and findings of the first research projects are available now – find out more!


Jarmo Vakkuri wins prestigious Academy of Finland research grant for a large collaborative project on ‘Performance measurement for hybrid governance’

The Accounting & Accountability IRSPM Special Interest Group features as international partner. Well done to Professor Vakkuri -watch this space for exciting follow-up stories!