Research grants of USD $1,500 available
In preparation of its 3rd Research Forum, which will be co-hosted by Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network (CIGAR) at its June 2022 conference, the IPSASB is calling for scholarly contributions from the academic community.
Coordinated through the Academic Advisory Group, which includes independent scholars from all parts of the world, as well as the IPSASB members who have an academic background, IPSASB is offering a grant of USD $1,500 for selected scholarly papers submitted covering three research areas with up to six grants available in total.
The research areas of interest are:
Research Area 1: Research on Practical IPSAS Implementation Challenges
- Differential Reporting
- Discount Rates
Research Area 2: Research on Adoption and Implementation of Specific IPSAS
- IPSAS 31, Intangible Assets
- IPSAS 33, First-Time Adoption of Accrual Basis IPSAS
Research Area 3: Broad Future Focused Research
- Climate Change and Public Sector Financial Reporting Related to Sustainability
- Financial Reporting Impacts of Digitization in the Public Sector
The grant recipients, as well as other scholars, will present the first drafts of their full papers at the 2022 Research Forum (date TBD). For more information, see the the IPSASB’s Call for Papers.
About the IPSASB
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board® (IPSASB®) works to improve public sector financial reporting worldwide through the development of IPSAS®, international accrual-based accounting standards, for use by governments and other public sector entities around the world.