Dichev, Pownall receive awards from American Accounting Association

The American Accounting Association (AAA) has rewarded two Goizueta professors in recognition of their accomplishments in research and education.

llia Dichev received the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award. Professor Dichev’s research includes issues in equity valuation, earnings management, earnings quality, dollar-weighted returns, and market efficiency. He was previously awarded the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award in 2002, and the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award in 2015.

Grace Pownall received the Outstanding International Accounting Educator Award. Her research interests include corporate disclosure incentives and practices, and information in global capital markets. Pownall served as Vice-President of the AAA from 1999-2001, and as Director of the AAA 1999 Doctoral Consortium.

An award ceremony for all of the year’s recipients will be held during the AAA annual meetings on August 8.

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