|Appears in Collections:||Accounting and Finance Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||A new method for ranking academic journals in accounting and finance|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis (Routledge)|
|Citation:||Beattie V & Goodacre A (2006) A new method for ranking academic journals in accounting and finance, Accounting and Business Research, 36 (2), pp. 65-91.|
|Abstract:||Given the many and varied uses to which journal rankings are put, interest in ranking journal 'quality' is likely to persist. Unfortunately, existing methods of constructing such rankings all have inherent limitations. This paper proposes a new (complementary) approach, based on submissions to RAE 2001, which is not restricted to a pre-defined journal set and, importantly, is based on quality choice decisions driven by economic incentives. For three metrics, submissions to RAE 2001 are compared with the available set of publications to provide evidence on the perception of journal quality, a fourth metric is based on the overall RAE grades, and an overall ranking is produced.|
|Rights:||This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Accounting and Business Research, Volume 36, Issue 2, 2006, pp. 65-91, copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/00014788.2006.9730011.|
|Affiliation:||University of Glasgow|
Accounting and Finance
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