Accounting and financial globalization

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Quorum Books, Jul 1, 1991 - Business & Economics - 167 pages
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As investment capital has shown increasing disregard for national boundaries, the flow of information on financial markets has become both more complex and more problematic. At the same time, the speed with which markets now respond to events and financial conditions in all parts of the world makes accurate, up-to-the-moment information a crucial element in the investment and accounting picture. This book explores some of the most important effects of information on world financial markets. Written by an international group of specialists, it takes the form of a dialogue. Each of the five chapters dealing with specific topics is followed by the comments of another writer who offers a slightly different perspective. The first chapter examines the effect of enhanced public disclosure on the welfare of participants in the marketplace. The second chapter provides a framework for analyzing the effects of the globalization of information, particularly the ways in which it influences rates of real interest among countries. Subjects addressed in the chapters that follow include compensating for imperfect information in foreign currency investment and the impact of financial forecasts on stock prices. An authoritative treatment that clarifies some of the most complex issues surrounding the globalization of capital investment, this book will be of particular value to international financial analysts and investment advisers.

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The Welfare Effects of Public Information in an Asymmetric
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Richard E Kihlstrom
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About the author (1991)

Dr. Joshua Ronen, a leader in economic analysis, has more than 30 years of experience in economics, finance, accounting and research. He is Research Professor of Accounting at Stern School of Business, New York University, which he joned as a faculty member in 1973. From 1970 to 1974, he served on the faculty of the University of Chicago Business School. He received his BA in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University and his Ph.D. (1969) in Business Administration from Stanford University. He is also a licensed CPA in Israel and has practiced public accounting for seven years.

Dr. Ronen has served or is serving on numerous journals, including The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, The British Accounting Review, The Journal of International Financial Analysis. He also served as Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.

Dr. Varda Yaari is an Associate Professor at Morgan State University, Maryland, USA. 2002-2003: Senior Lecturer: Ben-Gurion University. 1998 a" 2001: Lecturer: Ben-Gurion University. Coordinator of Accounting Area.

Dr. Yaari received his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1989 from the Stern School of Business, NYU and his Master of Arts (Economics), 1979 from Tel-Aviv University.