Rotman Professor Receives Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award
May 29, 2023
Toronto – An accounting professor from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is among the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award from the American Accounting Association (AAA).
Gordon Richardson, a professor of accounting at UofT’s Rotman School of Management; Yue Li, a professor of accounting at the Institute for Management & Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga; Florin Vasvari, a graduate of the Rotman PhD program who is a professor of accounting at London Business School; and, Peter Clarkson, a professor of accounting at The University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia, will receive the award at the AAA annual meeting in August for their research.
Their study, “Revisiting the relation between environmental performance and environmental disclosure: An empirical analysis,” was published in the May-July 2008 issue of Accounting, Organizations and Society, and a second study, “Does it really pay to be green? Determinants and consequences of proactive environmental strategies,” was published in the March-April 2011 issue of Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
The Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award is presented annually to that work or related works published more than five years but not more than 15 years prior to the year of the award and recognizes accounting research based on uniqueness and magnitude of contribution to accounting education, practice and/or future accounting research, originality and innovative content, clarity and organization of exposition and soundness and appropriateness of methodology. The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia.
The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global centre of research and teaching excellence at the heart of Canada’s commercial capital. Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse views and initiatives around a defining purpose: to create value for business and society. For more information, visit www.rotman.utoronto.ca
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