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The Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award

Krishna G. Palepu Paul M. Healy
Krishna G. Palepu Paul M. Healy

The 1999 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award was presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting to Krishna G. Palepu, Ross Graham Walker Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Paul M. Healy, also a Professor at Harvard Business School. Victor L. Bernard, University of Michigan, received the award posthumously. The presentations were made by Mary S. Stone, Chair of the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Selection Committee, at the Wednesday Luncheon of the AAA Annual Meeting held August 15–18 in San Diego, California.

The purpose of the award is to recognize research of exceptional merit, and to be eligible, works must be published in the five calendar years preceding the award. Professors Palepu, Healy and Bernard co-authored Business Analysis and Valuation: Using Financial Statements, published in 1996 by South-Western College Publishing [ISBN/ISSN: 0-324-02002-3].

Works are judged according to their relevance to accounting theory, practice or instruction; potential interest; originality; clarity; soundness of methodology; and contribution to knowledge. The award includes a plaque and cash prize of $2,500.

The Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award is funded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

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