Burton Accounting Conference

40th Columbia Burton Accounting Conference - Call for Papers

April 9 – 10, 2021

New York, NY

The 40th Burton Accounting conference will be held at the Columbia Business School on April 9-10, 2021. Since 1981, the Accounting Division at Columbia Business School has hosted the annual Burton Conference in honor of Professor Sandy Burton who served as the Chief Accountant at the SEC, the Deputy Mayor of Finance in New York and as the dean of Columbia Business School.  Prof. Burton earned considerable respect for attempting to bridge the gap between accounting practice and academia. In keeping with that spirit, the conference aims to assemble an accomplished group of scholars and practitioners to discuss new research findings, ideas, methodologies and trends.

The 40th Burton Accounting conference, for the first time in its history, is open to submissions. The conference welcomes rigorous and innovative manuscripts on important issues concerning all areas of accounting. The selected papers will be discussed by leaders in the field.

TOPICS: Theoretical, empirical, and experimental studies that advance our understanding of topics in accounting and relevant research areas.

PAPER SUBMISSION: Please use submit your paper through this submission page. The submission fee is $50. The submission deadline is December 1st, 2020.

For additional information, please contact the organizers at [email protected] .

For additional information on the legacy of Sandy Burton, please read this paper linked here.