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2016 AAA Awards

The AAA is proud to announce the following winners of the 2016 awards which will be presented at the Annual Meeting in New York City in August.

Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday AAA Luncheon)

Colleen M. Boland, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Scott N. Bronson, The University of Kansas
Chris E. Hogan, Michigan State University
“Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Internal Controls, and Financial Statement Quality: The Case of Originating Misstatements.” Accounting Horizons, September 2015, Volume 29, No. 3, pp. 551-575.

 

Ronald A. Dye, Northwestern University
Jonathan C. Glover, Columbia University
Shyam Sunder, Yale University
“Financial Engineering and the Arms Race between Accounting Standard Setters and Preparers.” Accounting Horizons, June 2015, Volume 29, No. 2, pp.265-295.

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Competitive Manuscript Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Amanda M. Winn, University of Illinois
“Partner Rotation and PCAOB Inspections: Effects on End-of-Term Audit Quality”

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Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Mary E. Barth, Stanford University
Wayne R. Landsman, The University of North Carolina
Mark H. Lang, The University of North Carolina
Christopher D. Williams, University of Michigan
“Are IFRS-based and US GAAP-based Accounting Amounts Comparable?” Journal of Accounting Economics, August 2012, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp. 68-93.

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Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Holger Daske, Universitat Mannheim
Luzi Hail, University of Pennsylvania
Christian Leuz, University of Chicago
Rodrigo S. Verdi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequences.” Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp. 1085-1142, December 2008.

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Doctoral Dissertation Awards for Innovative Research in Accounting Education

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Danqi Hu, University of Toronto - "Does the Public Availability of Market participants'; Trading Data affect Firm Disclosure? Evidence from Short Sellers."

Soonchul Hyun, University of Calgary - "Innovation Activities and Firm Value."

Lorien Stice-Lawrence, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Aleksandra Zimmerman, Case Western Reserve University

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Innovation in Accounting Education Award (sponsored by the Ernst & Young Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Michael J. Meyer, University of Notre Dame
Teresa S. Meyer, University of Notre Dame
“Accounting Case Search: A Web Search Tool for Finding Published Accounting Cases”

Frank Buckless, North Carolina State University
Kathy Krawczyk, North Carolina State University
D. Scott Showalter, North Carolina State University
“Use of Second Life Virtual Reality World for Inventory Simulation”

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Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday AAA Luncheon)

Rebecca G. Fay, East Carolina University
Norma R. Montague, Wake Forest University
“Witnessing Your Own Cognitive Bias: A Compendium of Classroom Exercises.” Issues in Accounting Education, February 2015, Volume 30, No. 1, pp 13-34.

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Lifetime Service Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Theodore J. Mock, University of California, Riverside
David E. Stout, Youngstown State University

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AICPA

Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (sponsored by AICPA)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Ilia D. Dichev, Emory University
John R. Graham, Duke University
Campbell R. Harvey, Duke University
Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
“Earnings quality: Evidence from the field.” Journal of Accounting Economics. Volume 56 (2013), pp. 1-33.

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Outstanding Accounting Educator Award (sponsored by the PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Jerold Zimmerman, University of Rochester
Douglas F. Prawitt, Brigham Young University

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Outstanding Service Award

(To be awarded at the Monday Plenary)
Michael A. Diamond, University of Southern California

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)
George W. Krull, Jr.,  Grant Thornton LLP, Retired

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Seminal Contributions to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded at the Monday Plenary)

Richard G. Sloan, University of California, Berkeley
“Do Stock Prices Fully Reflect Information in Accruals and Cash Flows About Future Earnings?” The Accounting Review, Vol. 71, No. 3. (July 1996), pp. 289-315.

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