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Rules, principles and judgments in accounting standards


  • Bruce Bennett
  • Michael Bradbury
  • Helen Prangnell


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  • Bruce Bennett & Michael Bradbury & Helen Prangnell, 2006. "Rules, principles and judgments in accounting standards," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 42(2), pages 189-204.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:abacus:v:42:y:2006:i:2:p:189-204

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    1. Gilad Livne & Maureen McNichols, 2009. "An Empirical Investigation of the True and Fair Override in the United Kingdom," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(1-2), pages 1-30.
    2. Benston, George J., 2006. "Fair-value accounting: A cautionary tale from Enron," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 465-484.
    3. Benston, George J. & Bromwich, Michael & Litan, Robert E. & Wagenhofer, Alfred, 2006. "Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780195305838, June.
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    1. Tanja Lakovic & Jayne Fuglister, 2013. "The International Accounting Standards Board’s Progress in Promoting Judgement Through Objectives-Oriented Accounting Standards," International Journal of Business and Social Research, MIR Center for Socio-Economic Research, vol. 3(7), pages 28-42, July.
    2. Rolf Uwe Fülbier & Joerg-Markus Hitz & Thorsten Sellhorn, 2009. "Relevance of Academic Research and Researchers' Role in the IASB's Financial Reporting Standard Setting," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 45(4), pages 455-492.
    3. Jens Wüstemann & Sonja Wüstemann, 2010. "Why Consistency of Accounting Standards Matters: A Contribution to the Rules-Versus-Principles Debate in Financial Reporting," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 46(1), pages 1-27.
    4. Anna Samsonova-Taddei, 2013. "Social Relations and the Differential Local Impact of Global Standards: The Case of International Standards on Auditing," Abacus, Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, vol. 49(4), pages 506-538, December.

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