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Title Studies in Accounting / edited by W.T. Baxter and Sidney Davidson
Published Hoboken : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (441 pages)
Series Routledge Library Editions: Accounting ; volume 4
Routledge library editions. Accounting ; v. 4
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; History; An Historical Defense of Book-keeping; Some Topics in the History of Financial Accounting in England, 1500-1900; Asset Valuation and Income Theory; Income Measurement in a Dynamic Economy; Economics and Accounting: The Uncongenial Twins; The Nature and Measurement of Income; The Economist's Cost Concept and Business Problems; The Accounting Theory of Profit: An Analysis Based on Material from Practice; What's Wrong with Accounting?; Capital Value and Income
Accounting Research, Education, and PracticeThings to Come; Diversified Models-An Alternative to the Illusion of Certainty in Accounting Reports; Predictive Value: A Criterion for Choice of Accounting Methods; Index
Allocation: the Fallacy and the TheoristsAsset Values and Enterprise Income; Depreciation; Depreciation and Obsolescence as Factors in Costing; Price Change; An Application of Replacement Value Theory; Postscript; The Accountant and the Community; Toward a Theory for Social Accounting; Authority; The Role of the Reporting Accountant Today; Accounting Standards in the British Isles; Law; The Evolution of the Dividend Law of England; Outside the Law; The Greatest Accountant in the World; The Case of the Royal Mail; Special Aspects; Portfolio Theory and Accounting
Summary This volume brings together noteworthy articles in accounting. Some of the pieces existed in journals, but many were commissioned specifically for this volume. They fill gaps in the usual text-books, gaps that are particularly glaring where concepts are at issue. Among other things the articles cover: depreciationdividend lawsocial accountingvalue and incomeinflation
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Subject Accounting.
Accounting.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Accounting -- Financial.
Form Electronic book
Author Baxter, William T. (William Threipland), 1906-2006.
Davidson, Sidney, 1919-2007.
Davidson, Sidney.
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