2018 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting

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2018 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting

January 26-27, 2018 • Austin, TX

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The 2018 Midyear Meeting of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) will be held in Austin, Texas at the Hilton Austin Convention Center January 26-27, 2018

We look forward to another top-notch research program. 

Regards,

Mark Bradshaw
FARS President

 

 

 

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Convention & Visitors Bureau

President's Letter


 

Dear Visitors and FARS Members,

The Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) is comprised of academics and practitioners from around the world who are interested in financial reporting and analysis. The membership is diverse. Our academic members conduct research on topics ranging from voluntary disclosure, standard setting, earnings management, and firm valuation. The research methods employed by our diverse membership also are quite varied, and include archival, experimental, survey, analytic, and case methodologies. The classes we teach consistent of introductory financial reporting, theoretical concepts of financial reporting, intermediate financial reporting, advanced financial reporting, and financial statement analysis. We are a section with breadth and depth. 

 

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Journal

Journal of Financial Reporting

The Journal of Financial Reporting (JFR) is the academic journal of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association. JFR’s target audience is financial reporting researchers. JFR will publish two regular issues each year. JFR will also occasionally publish themed issues dedicated to studies that launch a new question or move the literature forward in an existing area.

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Research

Research Objectives:

  • A. to encourage, facilitate, and publicize research in financial accounting and reporting.
  • B. to communicate interests, intentions, and actual work-in-process in the area.
  • C. to identify areas in need of research.
  • D. to provide opportunities for public exposure of research results through AAA meetings (annual, regional, and special meetings devoted solely to financial accounting and reporting) and publications (including working papers and a separate journal for financial accounting and reporting, if warranted).