Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope


The aims of Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review is to contribute to the advancement of accounting knowledge by publishing high quality researches in contemporary trends in public sector accounting and government innovations.

Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review serves researchers, educators, policymakers, and practitioners by publishing research results and serving as a forum for the exchange of ideas. Preference is given to papers that illuminate, through theoretical or empirical analysis, the effects of accounting on public policy and vice-versa. Also encouraged are creative, interdisciplinary review papers that advance the understanding of the fields. Subjects treated in Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review include accounting as it interfaces with economics, public administration, public management, political science, information systems, and policy science.


Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review publishes research articles from various topics in public sector accounting and innovation in government entities, including but is not limited to the following topics:

  • Government Accounting
  • Financial Accounting for Public Organizations
  • Management Accounting for Public Organizations
  • Auditing for Public Organizations
  • Information System for Public Organizations
  • E-Government
  • Open Government
  • Public Governance and Ethics
  • Management Control Systems for Public Organizations
  • Budgeting and Planning in Public Organizations
  • Taxation

Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review  applies double-blind peer review process for each manuscript which involves editors and 2 (two) reviewers. Decision of article to be published in the journal considers several factors such as relevance of the article and its contribution to the development of theory and practice, as well as compliance to the requirement of a published article. Editors and reviewers provide evaluation and constructive suggestions for the author.

Review process in Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review consists of following stages, in which editor will provide decision on each stage.

  1. Detection of plagiarism using Turnitin software
  2. Initial review by editor
  3. Double-blind peer review process by 2 (two) reviewers
  4. Final review by editor

Public Accounting and Government Innovation Review does not allow any plagiarism actions. All submitted articles will be screened using Turnitin software, to detect whether manuscripts contain plagiarism.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.