CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program

Past Recipients

2011

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2011 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $40,000 was available for this research call.

The CAAA Research Committee selected the following projects for funding:  

  • Leslie Berger (Brock University), Ken Klassen (University of Waterloo), Theresa Libby (University of Waterloo),and Alan Webb (University of Waterloo), “How Relative Performance Evaluation Schemes Influence Employee Motivation and Performance.” Awarded: $8,900.
  • Feng Chen, Yu Hou, Gordon Richardson, and Minlei Ye (University of Toronto), “Audit Quality and the Usefulness and Timeliness of Loss Contingency Disclosures.” Awarded: $9,000.
  • Sylvie Héroux (Université du Québec à Montréal), “IT-Business Synergy and Innovation-Based Business Strategy.” Awarded: $10,000.
  • D. Paul Scarbrough (Brock University)and Jan Alpenberg (Linnaeus University and Tyndale University College),“Ontario Case Costing and Lean Healthcare: An Examination of the Impact of Management Accounting Systems and Strategic Change.” Awarded: $10,000.

The CAAA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of CMA Canada in making this research opportunity available to our members.

2010

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2010 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $27,000 was available for this research call.

The CAAA Research Committee selected the following project for funding:  

  • Cynthia Simmons (University of Calgary), "The Impact of Trust on the Acceptance and Use of Internal Accounting Practices in Universities." Awarded: $5,620.  

2009

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2009 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $20,000 was available for this research call with a maximum of $10,000 available for any one project.

The CAAA Research Committee selected the following project for funding:  

  • Eduardo Schiehll and Suzanne Landry (HEC Montréal), Controllability and Fairness in Performance Evaluation: The Effect of Subjectivity.Awarded: $8,000.
  • Anthony Atkinson and Grant Russell (University of Waterloo), Studies in Pricing Practice.” Awarded: $6,000. 
  • Gordon Richardson and Francesco Bova (University of Toronto), The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Exit Strategies of Private Firms.”  Awarded: $6,000. 

2008

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2008 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $20,000 was available for this research call with a maximum of $10,000 available for any one project.

The CAAA Research Committee selected the following project for funding:  

  • Tony Atkinson, Natalia Kotchetova, and Alan Webb (University of Waterloo), "The Use of Strategic Performance Information by Directors of Canadian Public Companies: A Field Study." Awarded: $8,600.

2007

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2007 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $20,000 was available for this research call with a maximum of $10,000 available for any one project. Six research teams submitted full proposals. The CAAA Research Committee selected the following three projects for funding:

  • Hai Lu (University of Toronto) and Wenli Huang (Boston University), "CEO Stock Option Grants: The Economic Consequences of Revelation of Backdating and the Confounding Effect of Good-timing of Earnings Disclosure." Awarded: $8,000.
  • Sandy Q. Qu (York University) and David J. Cooper (University of Alberta), "Making the Balanced Scorecard Practical: Customizing Management Accounting Ideas." Awarded: $6,000.
  • Jeffrey Pittman (Memorial University of Newfoundland),"The Role of Tax Enforcement in Corporate Governance: Evidence from Private Firms’ Borrowing Costs." Awarded: $6,000.

2006

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2006 CMA/CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $20,000 was available for this research call with a maximum of $10,000 available for any one project. Four research teams submitted full proposals. The CAAA Research Committee selected the following two projects for funding:

  • Steve Fortin (McGill University),"Optimal ESO Exercise under Signaling Constraints." Awarded: $10,000.
  • Sylvia Hsu (York University) and Johnny Lee (Villanova University), "The Dynamic Relation between Cost Information and Price." Awarded: $10,000.

2005

The CAAA is pleased to announce the results from the 2005 CMA–CAAA Research Grant Program. The broad purpose of this fund is to encourage Canadian academics to undertake projects that are relevant to the management accounting profession. A total of $16,000 was available for this research call with a maximum of $10,000 available for any one project. Five research teams submitted full proposals. The CAAA Research Committee selected the following projects for funding:

  • Johnny Jermias (Simon Fraser University), "The Moderating Effects of Corporate Governance on the Relation between Innovative Efforts and Performance: Evidence from Canada." Awarded: $8,000.
  • Eduardo Schiehll (HEC Montréal),"Subjective Performance Evaluation in CEO Incentive Compensation." Awarded: $8,000.


The CAAA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of CMA Canada in making this research opportunity available to our members.

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