Accounting Behavior and Organizations Sections Research

See you in August!

Annual Meeting 2018 Washington, DC

Working Paper Series

The ABO section collects and shares information about working papers that deal with behavioral accounting research. If you’d like to see the full paper, please send your request directly to the author listed as the primary contact. Thank you to those members who share, it makes a positive impact to our community.

ABO Research Conference

Thank you for attending the 2016 ABO Research Conference this past weekend. Given the value of the panel session on Saturday, Using Online Participant Platforms to Further Your Research, we have made the panelists' slides available below.

Using Online Participant Platforms to Further Your Research - Leiby Rennenkamp
Potential Pitfalls of On-line Platforms - Ken Trotman

Archive of Past ABO Conferences

2016 ABO Research Conference

2015 ABO Conference  

2014 ABO Conference 

2013 ABO Conference

2012 ABO Conference 

2011 ABO Conference

2010 ABO Conference 


Behavioral Tax Symposium

We are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Behavioral Tax Symposium to be held June 2-3 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA outside Washington, DC.  We encourage faculty and doctoral students to submit proposals and full papers for consideration in the Symposium program, but we also welcome attendance by those who are not on the program.  Details about the Symposium and how to register are below.  We offer a discounted registration rate of $100 for doctoral students.  A block of hotel rooms at a rate of $129 per night will been held until May 11.

Letter from the President

Dear Members of the Accounting Behavior and Organizations Section,

I am honored to serve the ABO section as president for the 2019‐2020 term. I look forward to following in the footsteps of Past-President Molly Mercer in actively seeking ways to ensure the continued financial health of our section, as well as working on AAA initiatives including the important topic of producing and disseminating more practice-relevant research.

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The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Notable (Lifetime) Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature is May 27, 2019.

Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at  For more information, click here. 

The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Outstanding Dissertation Award is May 27, 2019. 

Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at  For more information, click here


Behavioral Research in Accounting

A journal of the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations Section of the American Accounting Association

Submit to Behavioral Research in Accounting Journal

Midyear Meeting

2021 Accounting Behavior and Organizations Virtual Research Conference and Doctoral Consortium

Join us for the 2021 Accounting Behavior and Organizations Research Conference being held October 7-9 in San Antonio, Texas at the Hilton Palacio del Rio located on the historic River Walk. More details about the meeting along with meeting registration, will be posted here soon. We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio.