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Introduction: accounting matters

Van der Stede, Wim (2013) Introduction: accounting matters. LSE Accounting, 4. p. 1.

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Abstract

I am merely preaching to the choir in my preface when I say that accounting matters. As you can read inside this issue, Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of IASB, recounted several areas in his public lecture at LSE where indeed accounting mattered, and matters, a great deal (pages 8-9). Many of these areas are the subject of our research at LSE, and not only from a technical perspective, but quintessentially also considering how accounting standards are shaping, and being shaped by, their contexts, including their behavioural impacts as well as their economic rationales and political impetuses.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Divisions: Accounting
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Sets: Departments > Accounting
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 15:10
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 11:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65582

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