Accounting and the Public Interest

Accounting and the Public Interest is an academic journal published by the Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association. The journal takes the view that accounting is a social activity with far-ranging consequences for every citizen, welcoming innovation and eclecticism, alternative theories and methodologies, as well as the more traditional ones. The common element in this diversity is the requirement that the study and its findings be linked to the public interest by situating them within a historical, social, and political context, and ultimately providing guidance for responsible

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Letter from the Chair

My name is Amy Hageman and I began my term as Chair of the Public Interest Section during the 2016 Annual Meeting. I am privileged to work with a wonderful group of Public Interest members serving in key positions...

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The Public Interest Section Midyear Meeting was held March 31- April 1, 2017 at Westin Washington D.C. City Center in downtown Washington, D.C. Thank you to all who attended and made it such a great success! See you in 2018!


IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ) invites submissions of short cases in any area of management accounting. Those reflecting “real-world” situations are strongly preferred. See details at: IMA Short Cases Deadline: June 30