Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Behavioral Accounting
Market based accounting, judgment decision making, impact of regulatory changes on accounting numbers, Corporate Governance, accounting education.
Karim has published over 80 articles in various refereed journals including Accounting Organizations and Society (AOS), Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), Journal of Corporate Finance, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, Managerial Auditing Journal, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Applied Financial Economics, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, International Journal of Finance, Advances in Accounting, Advances in International Accounting, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, Research in Finance, International Journal of Auditing, and The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business. He is also the recipient of a 1999 ANBAR Citation of Excellence for AOS paper. He has received the outstanding teaching award and outstanding research award in 1997 and 1999 respectively. He was recognized as one of the most productive accounting doctoral graduates in a study published in Advances in Accounting. It identified the top 10 doctoral graduates by the year of their graduation and the number of publications within the top 40 selected accounting journals. He has co-edited a monograph on Environmental Disclosure Practices and Financial Performance and two special issues of Managerial Finance on Performance Measurement and Evaluation. He served on the editorial board of Issues in Accounting Education. Currently, he serves at the Editor of Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.