The Routledge Historical Perspectives in Accounting series focuses on the contemporary evolution of accounting thought, practice and standard setting. It includes anthologies as well as new research studies.
Financial Reporting in the UK A History of the Accounting Standards Committee, 1969-1990
By Philip Brown
June 08, 2018
Philip Brown is one of the most admired and respected accounting academics alive today. He was a pioneer in capital markets research in accounting, and his 1968 article, co-authored with Ray Ball, "An Empirical Evaluation of Accounting Income Numbers," arguably had a greater impact on the course of...
By B.A. Rutherford
August 07, 2013
Written by a well-known author, this book makes a major contribution to the history of financial reporting, exploring the current and international aspects of standard setting. Compiled through consultation of a considerable amount of relevant literature and interviews with a large number of key ...
By Stephen A. Zeff
July 11, 2012
Stephen Zeff has been a prolific researcher on the history of accounting and auditing in the twentieth century. He has written numerous papers on the history of standard setting and regulation, of accounting and auditing practice, of the accounting profession, of accounting thought, and of the ...
By Geoffrey Whittington
December 06, 2010
An important scholar in the history of accounting, Geoffrey Whittington's numerous articles cover a broad spectrum of the field and are both sharply insightful and extremely significant. He has made important contributions to the topics of inflation accounting, accounting theory and methodology and...