Corporate Governance in Transition Economies

Overview

"Corporate Governance in Transition Economies" will appeal to a wide segment of the academic market including accounting and finance professors and students because the main theme of the book deals with accounting and financial system reform. Economists in the subfields of transition economics and development economics for it addresses current issues in their field. It will also appeal to scholars in the field of Russian and East European Studies because the book discusses topics involving Russia, Ukraine and other East European countries. Policy ...

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Overview

"Corporate Governance in Transition Economies" will appeal to a wide segment of the academic market including accounting and finance professors and students because the main theme of the book deals with accounting and financial system reform. Economists in the subfields of transition economics and development economics for it addresses current issues in their field. It will also appeal to scholars in the field of Russian and East European Studies because the book discusses topics involving Russia, Ukraine and other East European countries. Policy analysts who deal with accounting, finance, transition economics or Russia or Eastern Europe will also find this book to be a valuable reference and source of current information.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441946522
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/4/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 430
  • Product dimensions: 0.90 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (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

Selected Issues in Corporate Governance.- Corporate Governance in Transition Economies.- Rights of Shareholders.- Equitable Treatment of Shareholders.- The Role of Stakeholders in Corporate Governance.- Disclosure and Transparency.- The Responsibility of the Board.- Insider Trading Regulation in Transition Economies.- Some Thoughts on the Market for Corporate Control.- Case Studies & Comparative Studies.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: An Overview.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Banks.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: The Russian Telecom Industry.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: The Russian Oil, Gas and Power Industries.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Companies in the Transportation Industry.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Russian and Non-Russian Companies.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the USA.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Companies in Russia and the European Union.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of the People's Republic of China and Russia.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting in Russia: A Trend Analysis.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Selected EU and Transition Economy Countries.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of the People#x0027;s Republic of China and the USA.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of the People's Republic of China and the European Union.- What Kind of Financial Reporting Standards do Russian Companies Use?.- Employee Ownership and Corporate Governance in Russia.- Corporate Governance in Russia: A Consideration of Different Perspectives.- Corporate Governance Formation in Poland, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Ukraine.- Country Studies.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Armenia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Azerbaijan.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Georgia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Latvia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Lithuania.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Moldova.- A Survey of Corporate Governance in Russia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Ukraine.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in the Czech Republic.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Hungary.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Poland.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovakia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bosnia & Herzegovina.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bulgaria.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Croatia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Macedonia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Romania.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Slovenia.- Summary and Analysis of Country Studies.

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