Shortage of Ph.D.-qualified accounting faculty.
The American American, river, 30 mi (48 km) long, rising in N central Calif. in the Sierra Nevada and flowing SW into the Sacramento River at Sacramento. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill (see Sutter, John Augustus) along the river in 1848 led to the California gold rush of Accounting Association and the Accounting Programs Leadership Group has issued a report on the shortage of Ph.D.-qualified accounting faculty, whether that shortage is expected to grow and what can be done about it.
Some of the report's recommendations to meeting the demand for Ph.D.s include:
* Informing potential doctoral students about the opportunities that result from obtaining a doctorate in accounting;
* Providing financial support to Ph.D. students; and
* Diversifying teaching specialties.
The report is available at http://aaahq.org/temp/phd/index.cfm.