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…

NEW: 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!

Coming soon: Annual Workshop 2017 – ‘Grafting through collaboration: funding international research in public sector accounting and control’

Our next annual workshop comes to Freiburg, Germany! It is proudly organised by the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, on 9 – 10th of October 2017. The purpose of our upcoming workshop is to provide a collaborative and interactive environment to further define and work on concrete research ideas and projects. We particularly aim to attract scholars who are interested in developing, launching and collaborating in new research programs/projects.

The deadline for registration and the commitment to one topic or the proposal of other research topics is 15 July 2017. Places at the workshop are limited, allocated on a first come basis. To register, please use the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflcIKASxaGSOc-vnpoywQhADVJaa819rIx—Bj7rBufg_Lg/viewform 

Latest annual workshop -‘Public sector accounting, performance measurement and performance management: towards a dialogue?’


28-29 November 2016, University of Venice, Venice, Italy

This year’s Annual SIG Workshop provided a collaborative and interactive environment to discuss different perspectives on performance measurement and management in the public sector.

Building on Keynote Speeches by Frank Verbeeten, Utrecht University; and Wouter Van Dooren, University of Antwerpen, different aspects of the Workshop theme were captured in output-oriented Parallel Discussion Sessions.

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Latest annual conference: IRSPM Conference 2017 (Budapest, Hungary)– SIG Panel G1 –History, Culture, Politics and accounting in public services

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