Find articles in newspapers, magazines or academic journals on Accounting topics by starting on one of these Library Databases:
What are the top academic (peer-reviewed) journals in Accounting?
What are Working Papers?
One definition of a working paper is: "a preliminary paper, usually based on research, not intended for publication but rather for circulation by the author (or authors) to professional peers for comment". Source: ODLIS (Online dictionary for Library and Information Science) by Joan M. Reitz.
Researchers frequently publish early versions of their research as working papers. The following links are all good sources for identifying and accessing working papers in Accounting and related fields: