Accounting and Business Economics: Insights from National Traditions

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Yuri Biondi, Stefano Zambon
Routledge, Apr 2, 2013 - Business & Economics - 536 pages
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The recent financial crisis has sparked debates surrounding the nature and role of accounting in informing capital markets and regulatory bodies about the financial performance and position of a firm. These debates have drawn attention to the broader implications of accounting for the economy and society. Accounting and Business Economics brings together leading international scholars to examine the current state of accounting theory and its fundamental connection with the economics and finance of firms, viewing the business entity from not only accounting, but also national, economic, social, political, juridical, anthropological, and moral points of view.

 

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Contents

At the Roots of National Traditions of Accounting and Business Economics
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Comparative Analyses Insights and Implications for Accounting and Business Economics
329
Contributors
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Yuri Biondi is tenured research fellow at the CNRS, appointed to the ESCP Europe in Paris. His research interests include theory, accounting and financial regulation, as well as the relations between economy, accounting, and finance in business and non-business entities. He is co-editor of The Firm as an Entity: Implications for Economics, Accounting, and Law (Routledge, 2007).

Stefano Zambon is chair of accounting and business economics at the University of Ferrara, and a visiting scholar at London Business School; ESCP, HEC, and CNAM in Paris; the Universities of Reading, Melbourne, Boston, Metz, Canterbury (NZ), Waseda (Tokyo), Bolzano/Bozen, and the Stern School of Business (NYU). He is a leading scholar of accounting and business economics in Europe and author of Locating Accounting in its National Context: The Case of Italy (2002).

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