Financial Accounting Theory / Edition 5

Financial Accounting Theory / Edition 5

by William Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132072866

ISBN-13: 9780132072861

Pub. Date: 06/01/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Appropriate for Financial Accounting Theory courses at both the senior undergraduate and professional master's levels.

This newly revised text provides a theoretical approach to financial accounting in Canada, without overlooking institutional structure and standard setting. Important research papers are selected for description and commentary,

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Overview

Appropriate for Financial Accounting Theory courses at both the senior undergraduate and professional master's levels.

This newly revised text provides a theoretical approach to financial accounting in Canada, without overlooking institutional structure and standard setting. Important research papers are selected for description and commentary, while extensive references to other research papers underlie the text discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132072861
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Accounting Under Ideal Conditions

Chapter 3 The Decision Usefulness Approach to Financial Reporting

Chapter 4 Efficient Securities Markets

Chapter 5 The Information Approach to Decision Usefulness

Chapter 6 The Measurement Approach to Decision Usefulness

Chapter 7 Measurement Applications

Chapter 8 Economic Consequences and Positive Accounting Theory

Chapter 9 An Analysis of Conflict

Chapter 10 Executive Compensation

Chapter 11 Earnings Management

Chapter 12 Standard Setting: Economic Issues

Chapter 13 Standard Setting: Political Issues

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