Accounting and Finance Seminar - Stephen Zeff (Rice University)
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A Personal View of the Evolution of the Accounting Professoriate
The first three-quarters of this paper are a review and analysis of the evolution of the accounting research environment, primarily in the United States but also with respect to Canada, from the 1960s to the present time. The final quarter of the paper consists of a critique of contemporary approaches to accounting research as well as recommendations for reform.