Journal of Forensic Accounting


Journal of Forensic Accounting

Infobox Journal


discipline = Accounting
abbreviation = JFA
website = http://www.edwardspub.com/journals/JFA/
publisher = R.T. Edwards, Inc.
country = USA
history = 2000 to present
ISSN = 1524-5586

The "Journal of Forensic Accounting: Auditing, Fraud, and Risk" (more commonly "Journal of Forensic Accounting" or "JFA") is an academic journal published semi-annually for the advancement and professional development of the practice of investigative and forensic accounting. It covers topics such as forensic accounting, fraud investigation, corporate scandal and white-collar crime, among others,cite web | title = Journal of forensic accounting : auditing, fraud & taxation | work = WorldCat | accessdate = 2008-05-20 | url = http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41104215?] and the current editor-in-chief is D. Larry Crumbley, the KPMG Endowed Professor at Louisiana State University. [cite web | title = JFA: Editor-in-Chief | work = R. T. Edwards, Inc. | url = http://www.rtedwards.com/journals/JFA/eic.html | accessdate = 2008-05-20 ]

The journal received a rating of "B - Quality" from the Australian Business Deans Council,cite web | title = Journal Ratings List | work = Australian Business Deans Council | accessdate = 2008-05-20 | url = http://www.abdc.edu.au/download.php?id=135316,169,1 ] which places it as a "well regarded journal in the field", although with higher acceptance rates than those with higher rankings.cite web | title = ABDC Journal List | work = Australian Business Deans Council | accessdate = 2008-05-20 | url = http://www.abdc.edu.au/3.36.0.0.1.0.htm ] It has received a similar ranking from the University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Department.cite web | title = Journal Ratings | work = University of Texas at Arlington Accounting Department | url = http://www2.uta.edu/accounting/about/Journal%20Ratings%20(AF.2006.v.1).xls | accessdate = 2008-05-20 (Excel Spreadsheet)]

The journal has commissioned two books to be published as special supplements to the periodical. These supplements were included free of charge to certain subscribers when they were published [cite web | title = Special Supplements to the Journal of Forensic Accounting | work = R.T. Edwards, Inc. | url = http://www.rtedwards.com/journals/JFA/special-supplements.html | accessdate = 2008-05-20] , and are also available individually:
* "Forensic Accounting in Matrimonial Divorce" (James A. DiGabriele) [cite book | author = DiGabriele, James A. | title = Forensic Accounting in Matrimonial Divorce | year = 2005 | publisher = R. T. Edwards, Inc. | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=ZcWE33cw5qEC]
* "Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting" (Walter J. Pagano and Thomas A. Buckhoff) [cite book | author = Pagano, Walter J., and Thomas A. Buckhoff | title = Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting | year = 2005 | publisher = R. T. Edwards, Inc. | url = http://books.google.com/books?id=KFMf0fChi6YC]

The journal is available through print subscription as well as through archival CDs, [cite web | title = Journal of Forensic Accounting (JFA) | work = R.T. Edwards, Inc. | url = http://www.rtedwards.com/journals/JFA/#specs | accessdate = 2008-05-20] and is indexed in the Accounting and Tax Index, an index of ProQuest.

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