The 2018 EXRIMA Summer School and Conference (www.exrima.org) took place at Giessen University from August 20-24, 2018. The Summer School was headed by Prof. Gary Hecht (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). Professor Hecht has published in leading accounting journals such as the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Contemporary Accounting Research. 18 PhD students and assistant professors from Germany, the U.S. and China participated in the summer school to learn more about this field of research. The Summer School was funded by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. The following picture shows the participants:
In 2018, the first EXRIMA conference took place. At the conference, researchers from the universities of Harvard (USA), Pittsburgh (USA), Urbana-Champaign (USA), Maastricht (The Netherlands), Tulane (USA) and Notre Dame (USA) presented and discussed current working papers in the field of experimental management accounting.
The 2018 conference program can be downloaded here.
In total, more than 30 researchers attended the conference. The following picture shows some conference impressions: