Profitability, Accounting Theory and Methodology

The Selected Essays of Geoffrey Whittington

By Geoffrey Whittington

Foreword by Stephen A. Zeff

© 2006 – Routledge

464 pages

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About the Book

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 standard-setting, and he has conducted a number of valuable empirical studies.

This remarkable collection pulls together essays and articles and encompasses his work on empirical studies based on company accounts, specification of empirical models, price change accounting, taxation and regulation, and regulation of accounting and auditing. Accompanied by a new introduction and conclusion, this significant volume will be extremely useful for historians of accounting as well as accountancy practitioners and researchers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Empirical Studies Based on Company Accounts Part 2: Specification of Empirical Models Part 3: Price Change Accounting Part 4: Taxation and Regulation Part 5: Regulation of Accounting and Auditing Part 6: Surveys and Methodology Conclusion

About the Series

Routledge Historical Perspectives in Accounting

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS001000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / General
BUS001010
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / Financial
BUS001040
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / Managerial