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Analyzing the critical effects of creative accounting practices in the corporate sector of Ghana

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  • Ndebugri, Haruna
  • Tweneboah Senzu, Emmanuel

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The studies strive to empirically examine, the adoption of creative accounting methods in financial reporting structures, in the corporate sector of Ghana and it ramification on the financial system.

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  • Ndebugri, Haruna & Tweneboah Senzu, Emmanuel, 2017. "Analyzing the critical effects of creative accounting practices in the corporate sector of Ghana," MPRA Paper 81113, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 04 Sep 2017.
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    Keywords

    Creative Accounting; Finance-Economic management; Manipulative Accounting; Deceptive Account Reporting;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • G3 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance
    • G31 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Capital Budgeting; Fixed Investment and Inventory Studies
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting
    • M42 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Auditing
    • M48 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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