Accounting Behavior and Organizations Sections Research

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Annual Meeting 2018 Washington, DC

Working Paper Series

The ABO section collects and shares information about working papers that deal with behavioral accounting research. If you’d like to see the full paper, please send your request directly to the author listed as the primary contact. Thank you to those members who share, it makes a positive impact to our community.

ABO Research Conference

Thank you for attending the 2016 ABO Research Conference this past weekend. Given the value of the panel session on Saturday, Using Online Participant Platforms to Further Your Research, we have made the panelists' slides available below.

Using Online Participant Platforms to Further Your Research - Leiby Rennenkamp
Potential Pitfalls of On-line Platforms - Ken Trotman

Archive of Past ABO Conferences

2016 ABO Research Conference

2015 ABO Conference  

2014 ABO Conference 

2013 ABO Conference

2012 ABO Conference 

2011 ABO Conference

2010 ABO Conference 


Behavioral Tax Symposium

We are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Behavioral Tax Symposium to be held June 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA outside Washington, DC.  We encourage faculty and doctoral students to submit proposals and full papers for consideration in the Symposium program, but we also welcome attendance by those who are not on the program.  Details about the Symposium and how to register are below.  We offer a discounted registration rate of $100 for doctoral students.  A block of hotel rooms at a rate of $129 per night will been held until May 11.

Letter from the President

ABO Members:

Hello! It is an honor to serve the ABO section as president for 2017-2018. 

I would like to offer my sincere appreciation to all of the current and former ABO officers and section volunteers who spend countless hours to organize conferences and doctoral consortia, review papers, provide discussant feedback, and serve on committees. The ABO section is truly an amazingly collegial group of individuals who actively support each other in the pursuit of behavioral accounting research.

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The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Notable (Lifetime) Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature is May 28, 2018. Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at  For more information, click here. 

The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Outstanding Dissertation Award  is June 15, 2018. Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at  For more information, click here

The deadline for submitting nominations for the BRIA Best Paper Award is June 15, 2018. Please email your nomination to Kristina Rennekamp at  For more information, click here



Behavioral Research in Accounting

A journal of the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations Section of the American Accounting Association

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Midyear Meeting

The 2018 ABO Research Conference

October 11-13, 2018 -- Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, AZ.  

The 2018 ABO Research Conference will be held at The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel in the vibrant downtown of Phoenix, Arizona October 11-13, 2018. The Doctoral Consortium will be held on October 11-12. The Research Conference will commence with a luncheon on Friday, October 12 and continue throughout the day on Saturday, October 13.

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