50 years of Capital Markets Research in Accounting: Achievements So Far and Opportunities Ahead
19 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last revised: 3 Aug 2020
Date Written: June 22, 2020
This paper reviews the literature on Capital Markets research in Accounting over the last 50 years. Rather than trying to be comprehensive, the review focuses on selected areas, and strives to be forward-looking. The first main takeaway is that the literature has made substantial progress, especially on the technical side. The second takeaway is that great opportunities remain, especially in using Big Data, looking more closely into the accrual process, and in issues related to standard setting.
Keywords: capital markets, review
JEL Classification: M40, M41
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