Accounting prof Melissa Lewis-Western wins best paper award

Melissa Lewis-Western, assistant professor of accounting at the Eccles School, recently returned from the Western Region Meeting of the American Accounting Association. There, she was honored with a best paper award. Her paper, “Competing reporting objectives and financial reporting quality” that she co-wrote with Adrienna Huffman, beat out more than 80 papers to win the top honor. The paper looked at the multiple incentives [...]