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Publications:  Prof Sean McCartney

Bakre O, Lauwo S, MCCARTNEY S(2017). Western accounting reforms and accountability in wealth redistribution in patronage-based Nigerian society. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal vol. 30, (6) 1288-1308.
MCCARTNEY S(2017). ‘A Very Costly Industry’: the cost of Britain’s privatised railway. Critical Perspectives in Accounting
MCCARTNEY S, Stittle J(2015). Accounting for Producer Needs: The case of Britain's rail infrastructure. Accounting Forum vol. 39, (2) 109-120.
McCartney S, Stittle J(2013). 'Failing to deliver'-the privatized British rail freight industry. Public Money and Management vol. 33, (5) 321-328.
MCCARTNEY S, Stittle J(2012). Engines of Extravagance’: the privatised British railway rolling stock industry. Critical Perspectives on Accounting vol. 23, (2) 153-167.
McCartney S, Arnold T(2012). Financial capitalism, incorporation and the emergence of financial reporting information. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal vol. 25, (8) 1290-1316.
McCartney S, Stittle J(2011). 'Carry on up the east coast' a case study in railway franchising. PUBLIC MONEY MANAGE vol. 31, (2) 123-130.
MCCARTNEY S(2011). ‘Veritable gold mines before the arrival of railway competition’: but did dividends signal rates of return in the English canal industry?. Economic History Review: a journal of economic and social history vol. 64, (1) 214-236.
Arnold AJT, McCartney S(2010). Can macro-economic sources be used to define UK business performance, 1855-1914?. BUSINESS HISTORY vol. 52, (4) Article PII 924735721, 564-589.
McCartney S, Stittle J(2008). 'Taken for a Ride': The privatization of the UK railway rolling stock industry. PUBLIC MONEY MANAGE vol. 28, (2) 93-100.
McCartney S, Arnold T(2008). The transition to financial capitalism and its implications for financial reporting: evidence from the English canal companies. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability vol. 21, (8) 1185-1209.
McCartney S(2007). Professor Reva Berman Brown (1939–2007) – A Tribute. Accounting Education vol. 16, (3) 309-310.
McCartney S, Brown R(2006). Medieval Anglo-Jewry and their Food. Authenticity in the Kitchen, Editors: Hosking, R, Prospect Books (Totnes, Devon),
McCartney S, Stittle J(2006). ‘Not our problem’: UK Government's fiscal obligations towards the privatised railway network. Accounting Forum vol. 30, (2) 139-153.
Brown RB, McCartney S(2005). The exchequer of the Jews revisited: The operation and effect of the Scaccarium judeorum. MEDIEV HIST J vol. 8, (2) 303-322.
MCCARTNEY S, ARNOLD AJ(2005). Rates of return, concentration levels and strategic change in the British railway industry, 1830-1912. Journal of Transport History vol. 26, (1) 41-60.
MCCARTNEY S, Brown RB(2004). David of Oxford and Licoricia of Winchester: Glimpses of the life of a Jewish family in 13th century England. Jewish Historical Studies vol. 39, 1-34.
MCCARTNEY S(2004). The Use of Usefulness: An examination of the ‘user needs’ approach to the financial reporting conceptual framework. Journal of Applied Accounting Research vol. 7, (2) 52-79.
MCCARTNEY S, ARNOLD AJ(2004). Were they ever ‘productive to the capitalist’? Rates of return on Britain's railways, 1830-55. Journal of European Economic History vol. 33, (2) 383-410.
MCCARTNEY S, Arnold A(2003). It May Be Earlier Than You Think": Evidence, Myths and Informed Debate in Accounting History. Critical Perspectives on Accounting vol. 14, (3) 227-253.
MCCARTNEY S, Brown RB(2003). The Internal Exile of Medieval English Jewry. Medieval History Journal vol. 6, (1) 55-74.
MCCARTNEY S, Arnold AJ(2003). The Railway Mania of 1845-7: Market irrationality or a collusive swindle based on accounting distortions?. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal vol. 16, (5) 821-852.
MCCARTNEY S, Arnold AJ(2002). Financial reporting in the context of crisis: reconsidering the impact of the mania on early railway accounting. The European Accounting Review vol. 11, (2) 401-417.
MCCARTNEY S, Arnold AJ(2002). The beginnings of accounting for capital consumption: disclosure practices in the British railway industry, 1830-55. Accounting and Business Research vol. 32, (4) 195-208.
MCCARTNEY S, ARNOLD AJ(2001). . ‘A vast aggregate of avaricious and flagitious jobbing’? George Hudson and the evolution of directorial responsibility. Accounting Business and Financial History vol. 11, (2) 117-143.
Manson S, MCCARTNEY S, Sherer M(2001). Audit Automation as Control with Audit Firms. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal vol. 14, (1) 109-130.
MCCARTNEY S, Brown RB(2001). The Business Activities of Jewish Women Entrepreneurs in Medieval England. Management Decision vol. 39, (9) 699-709.
MCCARTNEY S, Manson S, Sherer MJ(2001). The Value of Management Letters to Unlisted Companies. British Accounting Review vol. 33, (4) 549-568.
MCCARTNEY S, Arnold AJ(2001). ‘Capital clamours for profitable investment, confidence has become eager and may shortly become blind’: George Hudson and the 'railway mania' extensions of the York and North Midland Railway. Journal of Industrial History vol. 4, (2)
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