Search for dissertations about: "accounting harmonization"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words accounting harmonization.

  1. 1. Accounting and Stockmarkets

    Author : Jan Marton; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International accounting; accounting diversity; financial analyst; Swedish accounting; accounting harmonization; stock market;

    Abstract : The empirical motivation of this dissertation is the increasing importance and internationalization of stock markets, combined with accounting systems that historically are national in scope. At this time, there is incomplete knowledge of the effects on stock market actors of this recent development. READ MORE

  2. 2. National Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards : The case of China

    Author : Maria Bengtsson; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []

    Abstract : In the past few decades, there has been a global trend of international harmonization of accounting standards, with many countries having either partially or completely replaced their national accounting standards with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The intended goal is to remove the barriers that hinder investors when comparing accounting information of companies from different nations, while simultaneously reducing the transaction costs for firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of increased standard flexibility on disclosure practices : a comparison of the introduction of IFRS 8 in the UK, Germany, France and Italy and its impact on companies' segment disclosures

    Author : Giulia Giunti; Stefan Sundgren; Tobias Svanström; Walter Schuster; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; IFRS; IFRS 8; segment reporting; principles-based standards; standard flexibility; disclosure practices; harmonization; cross-country comparison; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : Following a series of reporting scandals in the early 2000s, several researchers studied the gradual shift toward more principles-based accounting systems. There seems to be a general belief that the adoption of international principles-based accounting standards will improve financial reporting quality worldwide, although little evidence is provided for this claim. READ MORE