Research is an ever-increasing vital feature of academic accounting and finance, but few researchers are ever offered guidance on the research process.
Research Method & Methodology in Finance & Accounting is the only book of its kind as it focuses on academic rather than student research. The text provides a clear, well-written guide to research in these subjects.
This essential book, for both students and lecturers, has now been fully revised and updated, to include all of the advances made on the subject in the last 10 years.
Introduction. PART 1: TRADITIONS OF RESEARCH IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING. 1. The Philosophy of Financial of Financial Research. 2. Alternative Philosophies of Accounting Research. 3. Traditions of Research in Finance. 4. Traditions of Research in Management Accounting. 5. Traditions of Research in Financial Accounting. PART 2: METHODS OF RESEARCH. 6. Methods of Empirical Research. 7. Interpretation of Positive Research. 8. Methods of Case Study Research. 9. The Research Output. PART 3: TECHNIQUES OF CRITICAL ANALYSIS. 10. The Analysis of Literature. 11. The Critical Analysis of Reasoning. 12. Formal Methods of Analysis. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.