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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’s dissertation addressed the problems of Corporate Social…
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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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BAHA DIYAROV
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Who ‘owns’ the university accounting curriculum?

I have just published, in Accounting in Europe a Commentary on who owns the university accounting curriculum? I also reflect on why that ownership matters. This is the link (free access): https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17449480.2023.2206522 The questions raised in the commentary are: who determines, who owns, the accounting curriculum in universities and does it matter who does?  The first question has a clear answer. But the answer is not what you would expect it to be. It is…
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WILLEM BUIJINK
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ICAS – The role and responsibilities of the accountants of tomorrow

ICAS is embarking on a project on the shape of the accountancy profession of the future: to consider both how the accountants of tomorrow will deliver services and activities, but also crucially what these services and activities ought to be to deliver value, usefulness and insight to the benefits of society.   The first logical step for this programme of activity is to take stock of what research and thought leadership already exist on the…
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The real consequences of classification shifting: Evidence from the efficiency of corporate investment

In our study, we investigate the real consequences of classification shifting (CS), a form of earnings management, by examining its effect on corporate investment efficiency. CS refers to the deliberate and improper inclusion of core expenses in negative special items (Joo &amp; Chamberlain, 2017) and represents a form of non-bottom-line profit manipulation that increases core earnings without affecting bottom-line profit (e.g., Haw et al., 2011; Joo &amp; Chamberlain, 2017; McVay, 2006). Firms have incentives to…
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The IECJ invites submissions for the 2023 Case Writing Competition on (1) Social and/or Environmental Sustainability and (2) Data Analytics.

The IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ®) is a quarterly, online journal whose mission is to publish for management accounting and related fields: Teaching cases Research related to case writing or teaching with cases &nbsp; The case studies in this journal provide an educational resource rich in detail to reflect current problems and complexities characteristic of today&#8217;s dynamic business environment. It aims to facilitate interaction between financial professionals and educators. IECJ is listed in the Cabell&#8217;s Directory of…
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Accounting Research in Central & South America

Within the series of virtual conversations on “Diversity and Equity”, the European Accounting Association (EAA) Virtual Activities Committee is delighted to invite you to the event “Accounting Research in Central &amp; South America”, which will take place on Zoom, on April 19th, 2023, at 2:15 – 3:45 pm CET. Registration is free and open here. Central &amp; South America consists of a diverse set of countries that nonetheless face common political, economic, and social problems; among these, high…
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BAHA DIYAROV
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EAA ARC International PhD Visit Scheme – An experience

My name is Giannis Lessis, and I am a Ph.D. student at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). During the Autumn semester of 2022/2023, I was a research visitor at Lancaster University (LUMS) supported by EAA ARC Ph.D. International Visit Scheme. The experience was outstanding, and I highly recommend whoever else is interested in pursuing it. The benefits of the Ph.D. visit are numerous and on multiple levels. First, I developed my Ph.D.…
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#callforpapers 14th CSEAR Spain Conference, October 19th-20th 2023 (Córdoba, Spain)

#callforpapers 14th CSEAR Spain Conference, October 19th-20th 2023 (Córdoba, Spain). For further details, visit the conference website: https://www.upo.es/congresos/csear-spain2023?fbclid=IwAR1KhDOtEfOb4-k-TbuW63ZGoNyHNVj8J5PM6pxzwGAYzPR8bDfP3_50YVQ
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Academic Empathy Dialogue: “Theory and theorizing in accounting”

The EAA Virtual Activities Committee is pleased to announce a new Academic Empathy Dialogue on the topic of “theory and theorizing in accounting” hosting Alfred Wagenhofer (University of Graz) and David Cooper (University of Alberta), mediated by Eija Vinnari (Tampere University). The event will take place on Zoom on March 14th at 5:00pm Brussels time. The recording is available here. The notions of theory and theorizing continue to spark debate among accounting scholars. One persistent…
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