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Motives for fixed-asset revaluation: An empirical analysis with Swiss data

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  • Missonier-Piera, Franck

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal The International Journal of Accounting.

Volume (Year): 42 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 186-205

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Handle: RePEc:eee:accoun:v:42:y:2007:i:2:p:186-205

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Cited by:
  1. Crisan Sorana Adina, 2013. "Can Asset Revaluation Be Manipulative? - A Case Study," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 1198-1209, July.
  2. Konstantinos J. Liapis & Christos L.Galanos, 2010. "Accounting GAAPs and Accounting Treatments for Management of Property: Case Studies from Greek Real Estate Market," European Research Studies Journal, European Research Studies Journal, vol. 0(3), pages 169-194.
  3. Firescu Victoria, 2013. "Reassessement, Accounting Policy On Tangible Presentation In The Financial Statements," Annals of University of Craiova - Economic Sciences Series, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 1(41), pages 224-229.
  4. George Emmanuel Iatridis & George Kilirgiotis, 2012. "Incentives for fixed asset revaluations: the UK evidence," Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 13(1), pages 5-20.

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