Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia / Edition 1

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Overview

Much has been written about the economic and political problems of countries that are in the process of changing from centrally planned systems to market systems. Most studies have focused on the economic, legal, political, and sociological problems these economies have had to face during the transition period. However, not much has been written about the dramatic changes that have to be made to the accounting and financial system of a transition economy. Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia was written to help fill that gap.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441936677
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/29/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert W. McGee is a professor at the Florida International University, USA. He has doctorates in accounting, economics, law and philosophy. He is an attorney, certified public accountant, certified management accountant and economist and has worked on the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Russia, Armenia and Bosnia & Herzegovina and was a nonresident advisor for the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Georgia and Kazakhstan. He has published more than 40 books and more than 300 scholarly articles in the fields of accounting, taxation, economics, law and philosophy. He is co-author of Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia, which is forthcoming from Springer Science. One of his other recent books is The Philosophy of Taxation and Public Finance, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction
2. Problems of Implementing International Financial
Reporting Standards in a Transition Economy:
A Case Study of Russia
3. The Current State of Auditing in Russia
4. Recent Developments in Corporate Governance
5. Problems of Foreign Direct Investment in Russia
6. Taxation and Public Finance in Russia
7. Accounting Education in Russia
8. Accounting and Finance Certification in Russia
9. Concluding Comments

References
Index

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