Accounting and the Public Interest
A journal of the Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association

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Accounting and the Public Interest takes the view that accounting has broad societal responsibilities, and thus accounting-related activities have consequences for a wide spectrum of constituencies. Studies submitted to the journal should be linked to the public interest by situating them within a historical, social, or political context, and findings should ultimately provide guidance for responsible action. API is an online-only journal that publishes annually and is indexed in Scopus.

For more information on the journal and the Public Interest Section, please click here. For additional journal data and citation analysis, see the Accounting and the Public Interest Journal Information Packet.

Amy M. Hageman
Accounting and the Public Interest
Kansas State University
P: 785.532.4484

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Step 1: Pay submission fee online (VISA, MasterCard, American Express). If you are unable to pay by credit card or have any questions, please contact the AAA Member Services Team at 941.921.7747 or info@aaahq.orgYou will need your invoice number, highlighted below in yellow, when submitting to the journal.

Step 2After you receive your Order Confirmation, read the Editorial Policy and Manuscript Prep Guide to ensure your manuscript is ready for submission.

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