Call for Papers
Eighth Accounting Research Workshop

GENERAL INFORMATION AND SCOPE: The next Accounting Research Workshop will take place at the Universitat Basel (Switzerland) on June 06-07, 2013. The workshop aims to promote the exchange and discussion of state-of-the-art research in accounting. We invite papers analyzing issues in Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting and Auditing from an economic perspective. The focus of the workshop is on papers that use analytical modelling. Empirical and experimental submissions are also welcomed, provided that they are visibly based on economic models and empirically test their predictions.

TOPICS: Possible topics include:
- Performance measurement and incentive design
- Transfer pricing and budgeting
- Corporate governance and executive compensation
- Financial disclosure, earnings management and cost of capital
- Economics of financial reporting and standard setting
- Economic consequences of accrual accounting
- Economic roles of auditing

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: We are glad to announce, that the following accounting scholars have agreed to act as keynote speakers for the conference:
- Peter Ove Christensen, University of Aarhus, Department of Business and Economics
- Phillip C. Stocken, Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: An electronic version of the submitted paper should be sent to: The deadline for paper submission is March 01, 2013. To allow for early travel planning, the final acceptance decision will be made a.s.a.p. after the submission deadline but no later than March 31, 2013.

Universitat Basel
Peter-Merian-Weg 6
4002 Basel

Robert F. Gox
University of Fribourg (until Jan 2013)
University of Zurich (from Feb 20 13)

Posted 11/9/12