Data and Case Study Research in Accounting and Finance

Roza Sagitova, Darren Jubb, Anees Farrukh, Angeliki Papachroni, Sean Lochrie

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This chapter represents the first stage in the gathering of data for research projects and introduces some of the factors that influence the choice of data collection methods. Different areas of accounting and finance research have different traditions for conducting research, which will have a direct impact on the researcher’s choice of data collection method. The chapter then proceeds with case study approach to collecting data, an approach that utilises a wide range of data sources and techniques. The chapter discusses the strength, difficulties and practicalities of using that approach in a research project.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch Methods for Accounting and Finance
EditorsAudrey Jackson, David Leung, William Jackson, Robert MacIntosh, Kevin O'Gorman
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherGoodfellow Publishers
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781910158906
ISBN (Print)9781910158883, 9781910158890
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2016

Publication series

NameGlobal Management Series
PublisherGoodfellow Publishers Ltd


  • Method
  • Data
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Research Methods
  • Case study


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