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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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Private Firm Accounting Literature Database

Given the importance of private firms for the global economy, there is a growing interest in research on private firms in general and on private firm accounting in particular. Our openly accessible online app (Privat Firm Accounting Literature Database) allows interested readers to explore their own dip into the literature. The database allows to filter for: Keywords / full-text search Topics (e.g. accounting quality, audit, banks, disclosure, IFRS, …) Country/Regions Data source (e.g. Orbis, Amadeus, or…
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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,…
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Leveraging Digital Expertise: A New Frontier in Auditor Value Creation

In an era where digital transformation is remaking industries, auditors find themselves swept up in the winds of change. Our recent study published in the European Accounting Review, titled “The Effect of Audit Partner Digitalization Expertise on Audit Fees” (Maghakyan, Jarva, Niemi, &amp; Sihvonen), offers insights into the impact of digital expertise on the evolving audit landscape. It highlights a pivotal shift: audit partners with robust digital skills command a premium of up to eight…
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Two calls for contributors to the FRSC’s comment letters

Within the EAA, the Financial Reporting Standards Committee (FRSC) views itself as the academic sparring partner to the financial reporting standard setters including the IASB and EFRAG. To this end, the FRSC regularly writes comment letters and organizes EAA Reporting Standards Workshops together with the IASB and EFRAG. Within the frame of this activity, the Financial Reporting Standards Committee (FRSC) invites expressions of interest in contribution to one of the two following comment letter projects.…
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SRC is inviting expressions of interest in contribution to the comment letters as a response to the EFRAG’s EDs on LSME and VSME

Within the EAA, the Stakeholder Reporting Committee (SRC) strives to foster collaboration with standard setters and policymakers in the field of sustainability reporting. To this end, the SRC has been organizing EAA webinars, the so call “In conversations with…”, as well as symposiums at the EAA conferences, among other activities, such as writing comment letters. Within the frame of this activity, and for the first time, the SRC is inviting expressions of interest in contribution to the…
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2024 Anthony G. Hopwood Award for Academic Leadership

The EAA is delighted to announce the two recipients of the 2024 Anthony G. Hopwood Award for Academic Leadership   Professor Peter Pope, Bocconi University and London School of Economics and Political Science &amp; Professor Martin Walker, University of Manchester Peter Pope and Martin Walker have made significant and enduring contributions to our understanding of accounting and capital markets and to the continued development of the European accounting research community. While their impact has been…
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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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EAA Comment Letter in response to the PIR on IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers

Elisabetta Barone (Brunel University London &amp; Cork University Business School), Stephani Mason (DePaul University), Araceli Mora (Universidad de Valencia), and David Procházka (Prague University of Economics and Business) on behalf of the Financial Reporting Standards Committee (FRSC) of the European Accounting Association sent a comment on the Post-Implementation Review on IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers to IASB and EFRAG. The purpose of the EAA FRSC and the EAA members is to bring contributions…
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