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Discovering the global landscape of fraud detection studies: a bibliometric review

Popoola, Oluwatoyin Muse Johnson and Mansour, Ala’a Zuhair and Ahmi, Aidi (2021) Discovering the global landscape of fraud detection studies: a bibliometric review. Journal of Financial Crime. pp. 1-20. ISSN 1359-079

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Purpose – This paper aims to present a bibliometric analysis of publications from the Scopus database on fraud detection studies. Design/methodology/approach – The current research used Microsoft Excel to conduct the frequency analysis, VOSviewer for data visualisation and Harzing’s Publish or Perish for citation metrics and analysis. Findings – In alignment with these research results, the publications on fraud detection studies have been consistently increasing since 2005. India was rated first as the most active country in fraud detection research. Tongji University from China was the most active institution that published significant publications related to fraud detection research. A total of 160 scholars from 89 various countries and 160 different institutions published several fraud detections studies with multi-authors’ participation in different languages. Originality/value – To the best of the authors knowledge, this study is the first study to review fraud detections publications in the Scopus science database.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bibliometric analysis, Fraud detection, VOSviewer, Harzing’s Publish or Perish
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Oluwatoyin Muse Johnson Popoola
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2022 12:08
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2022 12:11

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