Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal

A double blind, refereed journal which publishes theoretical and empirical manuscripts in accounting and finance. It's primary objective is to expand the boundaries of the literature by supporting the exchange of ideas and insights which further the understanding of accounting and finance.

Articles from Vol. 11, 2007

College Students Aiding the Welfare-to-Work Program
ABSTRACTThis paper explores the considerable success of the welfare-towork program initiated in the Clinton administration and the effectiveness of a complementary student led program at Arkansas State University designed to help 91 people get off welfare...
Escape from the Iron Cage: Longitudinal Study of the Relationship between Government Regulatory Forces and Firm Compliance Strategy in the Natural Environment
ABSTRACTThis paper investigated how government influenced firms and firms influenced government. The context was the natural environment. The paper found that as government regulatory forced increase, firms chose to acquiesce or compromise. Further,...
Gasb 34 Implementation: Perspectives of Government Accounting and Finance Officials
ABSTRACTGovernmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 34 (GASB 34) mandates significant changes in the external financial reporting practices of state and local governments. Analysis of data from accounting and finance officials of state and...
Letter from the Editors
The Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal is owned and published by the DreamCatchers Group, LLC. The Editorial Board and the Editors are appointed by the Allied Academies, Inc., a non profit association of scholars whose purpose is to...
Taxes, Terrorism, & Tourism: Towards a Global Model of Situational Choice
ABSTRACTThis research studies the effects of taxes and significant terrorism events on tourism markets in the United States and Europe. Data from Las Vegas, Nevada and Mallorca, Spain are used for comparative purposes. Key events in this research are...
The Quality and Reliability of Form 990 Data: Are Users Being Misled
ABSTRACTIRS Form 990 is the primary instrument for public accountability by tax-exempt organizations and its data are used not only by the IRS, but also by donors, grant-makers, watchdog agencies, the media, sector advocates, State Attorneys General,...
Volunteer Satisfaction: An Analysis of Contributing Factors among Hospice Workers
ABSTRACTA crucial component of the hospice care team is the service of unpaid volunteers. Satisfaction has been shown to be an important variable in the continuing participation of volunteers in service to non-profit organizations. A survey of over 500...
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