Value and Profit: An Introduction to Measurement in Financial Reporting

Value and Profit: An Introduction to Measurement in Financial Reporting

by Geoffrey Whittington

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521155885
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/03/2017
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Whittington is a Senior Research Associate of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Judge Business School, Cambridge and a founding member of the International Accounting Standards Board, London (2001-6). He is the author of numerous publications and essays on financial accounting, including The Elements of Accounting (Cambridge, 1992) and The Debate on Inflation Accounting with David Tweedie (Cambridge, 1984).

Table of Contents

1. An introduction to the measurement problem in financial accounting; 2. Fundamentals; 3. Historical cost accounting; 4. Current value accounting 1; 5. Inflation and the general price level; 6. Current value systems 2: capital maintenance concepts and real terms accounting; 7. Review; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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