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Sixth Ijiri Lecture on Foundations of Accounting at JAA Annual Meetings on August 26, 2024

Professor (Emeritus) Hiroyuki Itami of Hitotsubashi University has been invited by Professor Usui and the Japan Accounting Association (JAA) to deliver the Sixth Yuji Ijiri Lecture on Foundations of Accounting at the JAA annual conference on August 26, 2024.   The JAA annual conference will be held  at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan  from Sunday August 25 to Wednesday August 28, 2024.   Lecturer: Hiroyuki Itami, Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University Title: Foundations of research I learned…
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EAA TALENT WORKSHOP 2024

&#8212; EAA JOB MARKET FOR ACCOUNTING ACADEMICS (Madrid. November 8-9, 2024) Building Bridges between Young Talent and Academic Institutions https://eaa-jobmarket.ie.edu/ Institutions of higher learning witness increasing mobility of PhD students and faculty. Combining the strengths of the web and face-to-face initiatives, the Management Committee of the EAA agreed to launch the ninth edition of its job market, a Talent Workshop, for accounting academics. Supporting institutions The Talent Workshop held editions in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018,…
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Diversity in Accounting: Trends, Gaps, and Future Directions

Introduction In accounting, diversity has emerged as a key area of study, reflecting broader societal shifts towards inclusivity and equity. Our recent systematic literature review sheds light on the evolving landscape of diversity within the accounting literature, offering insights into prevailing trends, research gaps, and potential future directions. Trends in Diversity Research The review, spanning publications from 1979 to 2021, analyzed 428 studies, revealing a notable surge in diversity-focused research, particularly from 2017 to 2021,…
Alessandro Ghio
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EAA Visiting PhD Scheme at Bocconi University – Post-visit report by Furqan Shah

My visit to Bocconi University through the EAA PhD Scheme was a profoundly enriching experience, providing me with invaluable opportunities to interact with PhD students and faculty members. Interacting with PhD students and faculty over coffee catchups and lunches was a highlight of my stay. These informal gatherings allowed me to discuss my research and gain fresh perspectives and constructive feedback. This interactive environment has certainly enhanced the quality of my research endeavors. I also…
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Understanding the Role of Audit Committee Chairs in Enhancing Audit Quality

In the complex world of financial reporting, Audit Committee Chairs (ACCs) play a pivotal role in ensuring the integrity of corporate governance. What are their personal objectives and incentives that guide them in their actions to maintain and improve audit quality? The recent European Accounting Review article “Audit Committee Chairs’ Objectives and Risk Perceptions: Implications for Audit Quality” (Jürgen Ernstberger, Bernhard Pellens, André Schmidt, Thorsten Sellhorn &amp; Katharina Weiß) shows how ACCs’ personal objectives and…
Thorsten Sellhorn
Thorsten Sellhorn
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Professor Steve Zeff’s digital library

Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business is pleased to share Professor Steve Zeff’s digital library with the EAA community: https://business.rice.edu/stephen-zeff-digital-library. This open digital library was created by the Jones School as a permanent repository for Steve’s contributions to our understanding of the historical evolution of financial reporting standards and regulations in the U.S. and globally. The website includes several short video clips and two of Steve’s related publications. In the first video series, Steve…
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Why not use a funny game to start your next class?

&nbsp; It was great having Patricia Everaert hosting a fantastic hands-on Classroom session during the EAA Annual Congress at Espoo, Helsinki. &nbsp; We left the room with several ideas and readily-available tools to use in our accounting courses, that will certainly make learning more engaging, novel, surprising and exciting! &nbsp; More specifically, to have a look at the DUGA tool, you can go to www.duga.castars.net and register.  Add the code 590de1 and you can start playing…
Anastasia Kopita
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Enhancing Academic Growth: A 3 months Visit to Lancaster University’s Accounting and Finance Department

I am Damiano Cesa Bianchi, a Ph.D. student from the University of Pisa, embarked on a visit to Lancaster University&#8217;s Accounting and Finance department, as part of the EAA ARC International Ph.D. Visit Scheme. The experience proved to be a catalyst for intellectual growth and personal development. Engaging in a range of activities, including attending the AcF862 PhD Seminar on Advanced Accounting, participating in department seminars, meeting with supervisors, and interacting with fellow PhD students,…
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Remembering Hein Schreuder

Hein Schreuder, EAA President in 1991/92, died unexpectedly, only 71, on Sunday, May 28 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.  This is a brief personal note to mourn and commemorate him. Hein studied Business Economics at the VU Amsterdam. He defended his PhD dissertation there in 1981.  Hein then spent 1982 and 1983 in the USA, at the University of Washington, where he began to build his international network.  Hein&#8217;s dissertation addressed the problems of Corporate Social…
WILLEM BUIJINK
WILLEM BUIJINK
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Erkki Liikanen delivers speech at the European Accounting Association Conference 2023

Erkki Liikanen, Chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees, delivered his speech at the welcome reception for the European Accounting Association Conference in Dipoli, Finland, on 24 May 2023. Introduction Good evening everyone. I am happy to see you all here in Finland and in this wonderful Dipoli, which was built for the students at the University of Technology at their own initiative. Reima Pietilä, a famous Finnish architect, said modestly that ‘it does not represent…
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