2017 AAA Awards

The AAA is proud to announce the following winners of the 2017 awards which will be presented at the Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA in August.

Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

David A. Wood, Brigham Young University
“Comparing the Publication Process in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Psychology, and the Natural Sciences.” Accounting Horizons, September 2016, Volume 30, No. 3, pp. 341-361.

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Competitive Manuscript Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Daniel Saavedra, UCLA “Renegotiation and the Choice of Covenants in Debt Contracts”
Yiwei Dou, New York University “The Spillover Effect of Consolidating Securitization Entities on Small Business Lending”

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Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Dan Amiram, Columbia University Business School
Zahn Bozanic, The Ohio State University
Ethan Rouen, Columbia University Business School
“Financial Statement Errors: Evidence from the Distributional Properties of Financial Statement Numbers.” Review of Accounting Studies, December 2015, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp. 1540-1593.

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Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Linda Smith Bamber, University of Georgia
John (Xuefeng) Jiang, Michigan State University
Isabel Yanyan Wang, Michigan State University
“What’s My Style? The Influence of Top Managers on Voluntary Corporate Financial Disclosure.” The Accounting Review, July 2010, Volume 85, No. 4, pp. 1131-1162.

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

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Gráinne Oates, Swinburne University of Technology
Dan Hunter, Swinburne Law School
“Quitch”

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Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award

(To be awarded at the Tuesday AAA Luncheon)

Derek K. Oler, Texas Tech University
William R. Pasewark, Texas Tech University
“How to Review a Paper.” Issues in Accounting Education, May 2016, Volume 31, No. 2, pp. 219-234.

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Lifetime Service Award

(To be awarded at the Wednesday Plenary)

Stephen A. Zeff, Rice University

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Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award (sponsored by AICPA)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)

Panos N. Patatoukas, University of California, Berkeley
“Customer-Base Concentration: Implications for Firm Performance and Capital Markets.” The Accounting Review, March 2012, Volume 87, No. 2, pp. 363-392.

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Outstanding Accounting Educator Award (sponsored by the PricewaterhouseCoopers Foundation)

(To be awarded at the Tuesday Plenary)


Mary E. Barth, Stanford University
Karen V. Pincus, University of Arkansas

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