Call for Papers to the 2nd IPSASB Research Forum

Nov 11, 2019 | English

The 2nd IPSASB Research Forum, hosted by the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research (CIGAR) network, in conjunction with the 2020 CIGAR Workshop, will be held on 17 June 2020 in Oslo-Drammen, Norway. Ahead of the event, the IPSASB is pleased to offer research grants of USD 1,500 for research under each of the following topics:

  • The Presentation of Financial Statements in the Public Sector;
  • Differential Reporting (Financial Reporting for Small and Medium Sized Public Sector Entities);
  • Discount Rates in the Public Sector: Rationale for their Use and Determination; and
  • Disclosures of Tax Expenditures.

The first IPSASB Research Forum was on 17 September 2019 in Naples, Italy. With more than 80 participants from academia and standard-setting bodies, the Research Forum discussed linkages between academia and the standard-setting process and current and committed projects on the IPSASB’s work program. The 2nd Research Forum aims to take forward the dialogue established between academia and the IPSASB. 

The grants will be awarded by an academic advisory committee comprising representatives from IPSASB and the academic community, based on abstracts. Please email your abstract to by 31 December 2019 for consideration. 


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