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Global Financial Crisis – An Accounting Literature Review And Overview


  • Toman Cristina

    () (Universitatea Babes Bolyai, Facultatea de Stiinte Economice si Gestiunea Afacerilor)


Reflecting the magnitude of “financial crisis” in 2008, some academics started examining causal relationships between accounting and the crisis. The purpose of this article is to review the current state of academic research articles related to the global financial crisis that are published in ScienceDirect, Springerlink, Emerald and SSRN databases, in order to identify the trends and researchers’ contributions and to analyze the interplay between the global financial crisis and the accounting. Although there are lots of articles about the current financial crisis, the number of academic articles that examine the relationship between accounting and the crisis are still few, but the research questions are increasing, more and more researchers becoming interested in this topic.

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  • Toman Cristina, 2012. "Global Financial Crisis – An Accounting Literature Review And Overview," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 966-971, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ora:journl:v:1:y:2012:i:1:p:966-971

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    1. Miller, Peter & Hopper, Trevor & Laughlin, Richard, 1991. "The new accounting history: An introduction," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 16(5-6), pages 395-403.
    2. Paul André & Anne Cazavan-Jeny & Wolfgang Dick & Chrystelle Richard & Peter Walton, 2009. "Fair Value Accounting and the Banking Crisis in 2008: Shooting the Messenger," Accounting in Europe, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(1), pages 3-24, June.
    3. Bhimani, Alnoor, 2008. "The role of a crisis in reshaping the role of accounting," Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(6), pages 444-454.
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    5. Arnold, Patricia J., 2009. "Global financial crisis: The challenge to accounting research," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 34(6-7), pages 803-809, August.
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    Accounting; Accounting regulations; global financial crisis; literature review; databases;

    JEL classification:

    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting


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