Canadian Academic Accounting Association Haim Falk Award


The Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA)


The Haim Falk Award is intended to stimulate scholarly thinking and research in Canada by giving widespread recognition to excellence in scholarly achievement that clearly contributes to the advancement of accounting thought.


Nominees: The author(s) should be resident in Canada at the time of contribution, and may be involved in any aspect of public, industrial, or governmental accounting or academia. 

Nominators: Any informed person or group, especially colleagues, departmental committees, other researchers, and provincial or national societies may submit nominations.

Special Notes

Criteria summary: A body of work judged to have made, or to be likely to make, a distinct and valuable contribution to the advancement of accounting thought.  The contribution may be in respect of any aspect of accounting in its broadest sense, including financial and managerial accounting, auditing, tax, and related areas.  The work may be theoretical, empirical, applied or educational in nature.  See the CAAA website link provided for more information on criteria.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

External Deadline

Nominations are submitted through the CAAA site and must include:

  1. Nominee Name
  2. Clear identification of the body of work to be considered
  3. A brief statement describing how the body of work meets the criteria

Please also send a pdf copy of any submission with OR-5 to Laurie Gallinger at: and

For More Information

Full award details, criteria and contact information can be found on the CAAA Haim Falk Award website.

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