1999 ABO Research Conference
October 8-9, 1999
The Accounting, Behavior and
Organizations section of the American Accounting Association
invites you to participate in the 1999 ABO Research Conference.
The Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, October 8 and 9,
1999 in an attractive location in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Papers in all areas of behavioral accounting will be considered,
and diverse methodologies are encouraged. The submission deadline
is March 31, 1999.
Aside from the presentation and
discussion of papers, the conference aims to present some
overviews of recent developments in the field, as well as to
encourage an open exchange of experiences and views. Towards this
end, a number of plenary and special sessions will be arranged.
Final registration details will be
available later in the year in the Accounting Education News
and on the AAA and ABO web sites. Addresses are
- The paper must be complete. The
submission should include the abstract and supporting documents,
e.g., questionnaires and experimental instruments.
- Papers should not have been
published by the conference date.
- Submitted papers should follow
the format guidelines of the journal of the author's choice.
- The cover page should include
the following information: Full names of authors, positions and
affiliations, complete address, telephone and fax numbers, and
- Four copies of the paper and a
stamped self-addressed postcard with the title of the paper on
it should be sent to: Professor Chee Chow School of Accountancy
San Diego State University San Diego, CA 92182-8221
- A submission fee of $50,
payable to AAA/ABO, must be included.
- Submission to the conference
does not constitute submission to Behavioral Research in
Accounting or any other journal. Authors are completely free to
submit their papers to any journal of their choice.
- Notification of paper selection
for the conference will be made no later than May 15.
- Please indicate in the
submission letter whether you are interested in presenting the
paper in a research forum setting or only in a concurrent
Special Session: Bring an
Do you have concerns about
behavioral accounting research that you believe should be brought
forward for general discussion? Is it becoming more difficult to
find appropriate subjects for experiments? Are there
ethics-related confidentiality problems researchers should be
aware of in conducting behavioral studies in the field? Can
experiments conducted on the Internet be adequately controlled?
If you would like to share your
concern(s) actively in this special session, please submit a
one-page description of your concern(s) (three copies, no
submission fee) to Chee Chow by March 31, 1999. A number of these
issues will be selected for brief presentations at the conference,
with the intention of stimulating discussion and exchange of
potential solutions to problems facing behavioral researchers