Search for dissertations about: "doctoral thesis in ifrs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words doctoral thesis in ifrs.

  1. 1. Bridging the GAAP? : IFRS in accounting practice

    Author : Berit Hartmann; Jan Mouritsen; Robert Picard; Andrea Mennicken; Högskolan i Jönköping; []

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) come to act within an organizational context. In particular, the thesis explores how the requirements for goodwill accounting and leasing influence organizational calculative practices, transforming and shaping operations management. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. On the Importance of Accounting Information for Stock Market Efficiency

    Author : Jiri Novak; Jan-Erik Gröjer; Mattias Hamberg; Mats Åkerblom; Colin Clubb; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; accounting; capital makets; efficiency; momentum; liquidity; accounting conservatism; transitory earnings; IFRS; goodwill; Sweden; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the discussion on the importance of accounting information for stock market efficiency. As any analysis of market efficiency depends on the use of adequate risk proxies, the thesis first investigates the ability of commonly used risk factors to explain the cross-sectional variation of Swedish stock returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Application of Principles-based Accounting Standards : the case of internally generated intangibles

    Author : Simon Lundh; Magnus Frostenson; Sven Helin; Karin Seger; Gunnar Rimmel; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Principles-based accounting standards; IFRS; intangible assets; research and development; institutional theory; translation;

    Abstract : The uncertainty involved in the application of principles-based financial accounting standards raises the general question of how such standards are applied. The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are principles-based, meaning that they provide a conceptual basis for application rather than detailed rules. READ MORE

  5. 5. Valuation and Performance Reporting in Property Companies Accouding to IFRS

    Author : Bo Nordlund; Hans Lind; Rolf Rundfelt; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : Applying a historical cost accounting (HCA) concept in property companies led on many occasions to a situation where everyone knew that the figures in balance sheets and income statements were wrong from a market perspective, but the analysts knew how the figures had arisen. Applying a fair value accounting (FVA) concept has led to a situation, on many occasions, where almost everyone believes that the figures in balance sheets and income statements accurately and fairly reflect reality, whereas few have sufficient knowledge how these figures have arisen. READ MORE