The ABO Section is pleased to invite nominations for the ABO Notable Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature. The deadline each year for submitting nominations is June 10. Once nominated, individuals are considered for three successive years. The award is typically not given out every year. The names of previous award winners are posted at the ABO website.
This is a Lifetime Contribution Award given to an individual who has contributed substantially to the theory and practice of behavioral accounting research during the individual's academic career. Examples of accomplishments include, but are not limited to:
Please submit nominations electronically to D. Jordan Lowe at Jordan.Lowe@asu.edu. All nominations must include curriculum vitae of the nominee and a detailed letter highlighting the individual's accomplishments and contributions.
Self nominations are welcome.
1999-2000 (MYM 2000)
Blackwell, David W. (Coopers & Lybrand), Thomas R. Noland
(University of Houston), and Drew B. Winters (University of Central Florida).
1998. “The value of auditor assurance: Evidence from loan pricing, Journal of
Accounting Research, vol. 36, no. 1 (Spring) 57-70.
2000-2001 (MYM 2001)
Koonce, Lisa (University of Texas at Austin) and D. Eric
Hirst (University of Texas at Austin). 1996. “Audit analytical procedures: A
field investigation,” Contemporary Accounting Research, vol. 13, no. 2
2001-2002 (MYM 2002)
Beasley, Mark S. (North Carolina State University). 1996.
"An empirical analysis of the relation between the board of director composition
and financial statement fraud," vol. 71, no. 4, (October) 443-465.
(KPMG) and Arnie Wright (Boston College), Editors, 1996. "Auditing Practice,
Research, and Education: A Productive Collaboration."
Michael Gibbins (University of Alberta) and James D. Newton, "An Exploration Of Complex Accountability In Public Accounting", The Journal of Accounting Research. Autumn 1994: 165-186.
Kathryn Kadous (Emory University), "The Effects of Audit Quality and Consequence Severity on Juror Evaluations of Auditor Responsibility for Plaintiff Losses", The Accounting Review, 75(3): 327-341.
Connie Becker (University of Washington), Mark DeFond (University of Southern California), Jim Jiambalvo (University of Washington), and K. R. Subramanyam (University of Southern California), "The Effects of Audit Quality on Earnings Management", Contemporary Accounting Research, 15(1): 1-24.
Jere Francis (University of Missouri at Columbia), Ed Maydew (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and Charlie Sparks (University of Alaska at Fairbanks), "The Role of Big 6 Auditors in the Credible Reporting of Accruals", Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Fall, 1999 p. 17-34.
Jay S. Rich (University of Illinois at Urbana), Ira Solomon (University of Illinois at Urbana), and Ken T. Trotman (University of New South Wales). 1997. "The Audit Review Process: A Characterization from the Persuasion Perspective," Accounting, Organizations, and Society, vol. 22, no. 5, 481-506.
2008-2009 (MYM 2009)
Mike Gibbins (University of Alberta), Steve Salterio (Queen’s University) & Alan Webb (University of Waterloo), “Evidence about Auditor-Client Management Negotiation Concerning Client's Financial Reporting,” Journal of Accounting Research (December 2001), Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 535 – 563.
2009-2010 (MYM 2010)
J. Kenneth Reynolds (Indiana University) and Jere R. Francis (The University of Missouri), “Does Size Matter? The Influence of Large Clients on Office-Level Auditor Reporting Decisions,” Journal of Accounting & Economics (December 2000), Vol. 30, No. 3, pp.375-400.
2010-2010 (MYM 2011)
Krishnagopal Menon (Boston University) and David D. Williams (The Ohio State University), "Former Audit Partners and Abnormal Accruals," The Accounting Review (October 2004), Vol. 79, No. 4: 1095-1118.
2011-2012 (MYM 2012)
Jeffrey Cohen (Boston College), Arnold Wright (Northeastern University), and Ganesh Krishnamoorthy (Northeastern University), "Corporate Governance and the Audit Process," Contemporary Accounting Research (Winter 2002), Vol. 19, No. 4: 573-594.
2012-2013 (MYM 2013)
Hollis A. Skaife, Ryan LaFond and Brian W. Mayhew, "Do Nonaudit Services Compromise Auditor Independence? Further Evidence," The Accounting Review (July 2003), Vol, 78, No. 3, pp. 611-639.
2013-14 (MYM 2014)
James N. Myers, Linda A. Myers, and Thomas C. Omer,“Exploring the Term of the Auditor-Client Relationship and the Quality of Earnings: A Case for Mandatory Auditor Rotation,” The Accounting Review 78(3), 2003, pp. 779-799.
2014-15 (MYM 2015)
Jayanthi Krishnan, "Audit Committee Quality and internal Control: An Empirical Analysis," The Accounting Review 80(2), 2005, pp. 649-675.