TRR 266 researchers receive 2024 AAA-AACSB-RRBM Award for Research Impacting Societal Challenges

For their paper “How Does Carbon Footprint Information Affect Consumer Choice? A Field Experiment,” the TRR 266 researchers Bianca Beyer (Aalto University), Rico Chaskel, Simone Euler, Joachim Gassen (all Humboldt University of Berlin), Ann-Kristin Großkopf and Thorsten Sellhorn (both LMU Munich) have been honored with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-sponsored 2024 AAA-AACSB-RRBM Award for Research Impacting Societal Challenges.

The award will be presented to the authors on August 13 during the 2024 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

The purpose of this award is to recognize the impact to society of responsible research in accounting. Responsible research is defined as research that produces both useful and credible knowledge addressing problems important to policy-setters, organizations, and society. To communicate their findings in an easier way and reach those target groups the science communication team of the TRR 266 produced a webpage and video, explaining the main findings of the study, background information as well as the impact to society, policy-makers and businesses:


Selected works must have also been published in the previous three years. Their paper was first published online August 14, 2023, and in the March 2024 issue of Journal of Accounting Research.

Participating Institutions

TRR 266‘s main locations are Paderborn University (Coordinating University), HU Berlin, and University of Mannheim. All three locations have been centers for accounting and tax research for many years. They are joined by researchers from LMU Munich, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Goethe University Frankfurt, University of Cologne and Leibniz University Hannover who share the same research agenda.

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