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Academy of Accounting Historians

Definition

The Academy of Accounting Historians, established in 1973, is a non-profit organization of scholars of accounting history.

What is 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

A nonprofit organization that researches how accounting principles and rules have changed over time. The Academy of Accounting Historians was created in 1973 and publishes journal and research papers throughout the year. Membership is not restricted to accountants.

Explaining 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

The Academy of Accounting Historians examines the relationship between accounting rules and economic history, focusing on the interplay between the various forces that affect businesses.


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Academy of Accounting Historians
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David AR Forrester of the University of Strathclyde is this year's recipient of the Hourglass Award for his work entitled Schmalenbach and After: A Study of the evolution of German business economics. Academy President Hanns-Martin Schoenfeld in making the award commented that Forrester had made a very comprehensive and in depth scholarly analysis of Schmalenbach's contribution to accounting and business administration which had previously been almost totally neglected in the English speaking world. Further, Forrester …



Q&A About Academy of Accounting Historians


What does this organization publish?

This organization publishes journal and research papers throughout the year.

Who can be a member of this organization?

Membership is not restricted to accountants.

How often are these publications published?

Their publications are published throughout the year.

What is the purpose of the Academy of Accounting Historians?

The purpose of the academy is to research how accounting principles and rules have changed over time.

Where do they publish their work?

They publish their work in a journal called "The Accounting Historian".