oa Meditari : Research Journal of the School of Accounting Sciences - A commentary on the global position of South African Accounting research

Volume 14, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1022-2529



The South African designation of Chartered Accountant is comparable to similar designations in most developed countries. However, the research outputs of Accountancy academics in South Africa seem to lag far behind those of their counterparts abroad. This article discusses the results of several inquiries into the status of South African Accounting research in a global context, and identifies several reasons and possible remedies for low research output.

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