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Smoke & Mirrors, Inc.: Accounting for Capitalism (Cornell Studies in Money)

Nicolas VAŠron, Matthieu Autret, Alfred Galichon. Smoke & Mirrors, Inc.: Accounting for Capitalism (Cornell Studies in Money) Authors:Nicolas VAŠron, Matthieu Autret, Alfred Galichon.
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Year:2006
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Pages:233
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Price:4002 rub.
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Enron, Arthur Andersen, Parmalat, AIG: business headlines over the last few years have stimulated worldwide interest in accounting responsibilities and standards. Smoke & Mirrors, Inc., is a remarkable introduction to contemporary accounting and its central importance for the operation of modern capitalism. Beginning with the financial status of the eponymous fictional company?a fireworks manufacturer?Nicolas VAŠron, Matthieu Autret, and Alfred Galichon dissect the ways in which manipulation of financial reporting can convert a rotten balance sheet into a picture of robust financial health. After deftly establishing the ease with which accounting sleight-of-hand may paint a different and rosy financial prospect, VAŠron and his coauthors provide a brief history of accounting's emergence and its key concepts, focusing on the scope for manipulation (including a detailed account of some tricks with which Enron cooked its books). They then shift their focus to the political...

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