Academy of Accounting Historians

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

A nonprofit organization that researches how accounting principles and rules have changed over time. The Academy of Accounting Historians was created in 1973 and publishes journal and research papers throughout the year. Membership is not restricted to accountants.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

The Academy of Accounting Historians examines the relationship between accounting rules and economic history, focusing on the interplay between the various forces that affect businesses.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Accountant International Study ...

    An organization that studied the differences in accounting practices ...
  2. Financial Statements

    Records that outline the financial activities of a business, ...
  3. Accounting Principles

    The rules and guidelines that companies must follow when reporting ...
  4. Accounting

    The systematic and comprehensive recording of financial transactions ...
  5. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ...

    The common set of accounting principles, standards and procedures ...
  6. Certified Public Accountant - CPA

    A designation given by the American Institute of Certified Public ...
Related Articles
  1. Home & Auto

    The History Of Insurance

    The first written policy appeared in Hammurabi's Code. Find out how it evolved from there.
  2. Credit & Loans

    The Evolution Of Banking

    Banks are a part of ancient history. Find out how this system of money management developed into what we know today.
  3. Economics

    The History Of Economic Thought

    Economics is a vital part of every day life. Discover the major players who shaped its development.
  4. Economics

    An Exploration Of The Development Of Financial Markets

    We take a look at how the market was born and has continued to develop throughout history.
  5. Taxes

    The History Of Taxes In The U.S.

    The number of taxes that we now consider a given did not always exist. Find out how they arose.
  6. Economics

    The Stock Market: A Look Back

    The past century was marked by furious economic change. What can it tell us about what lies ahead?
  7. Professionals

    Financial History: The Rise Of Modern Accounting

    Find out how these two have grown hand-in-hand throughout our modern history.
  8. Investing

    What's a Run Rate?

    Run rate is a term used to denote annualized earnings extrapolated from a shorter time frame. Management uses the run rate to estimate future revenues.
  9. Professionals

    Financial Accounting

    Financial accounting is the process of gathering, recording, summarizing and reporting financial data relating to a business. The ultimate goal is to accurately report the financial picture and ...
  10. Investing

    What are Direct Costs?

    Direct costs for finished goods refer to the items and services directly used in production. Other costs such as rent and insurance for the production site are indirect costs. These costs may ...

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Income Effect

    In the context of economic theory, the income effect is the change in an individual's or economy's income and how that change ...
  2. Price-To-Sales Ratio - PSR

    A valuation ratio that compares a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is an indicator of the ...
  3. Hurdle Rate

    The minimum rate of return on a project or investment required by a manager or investor. In order to compensate for risk, ...
  4. Market Value

    The price an asset would fetch in the marketplace. Market value is also commonly used to refer to the market capitalization ...
  5. Preference Shares

    Company stock with dividends that are paid to shareholders before common stock dividends are paid out. In the event of a ...
  6. Accrued Interest

    1. A term used to describe an accrual accounting method when interest that is either payable or receivable has been recognized, ...
Trading Center