American Accounting Association
AAA A U.S. scholarly accounting organization. Headquartered in Sarasota, FL, the AAA was established in 1916 as the American Association of University Instructors in Accounting. It has used its current name since 1936. Its Web site states that its mission is "to foster world-wide excellence in the creation, dissemination and application of accounting knowledge and skills." Its activities include the promotion of accounting research and teaching, and a vigorous publication program that includes monographs and scholarly journals. See the entries for the *Accounting Review, * Accounting Horizons, * Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and *Behavioral Research in Accounting. The AAA also publishes newsletters, including the *ABO Reporter and the * Auditor’s Report. Web site: www.aaahq.org

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