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Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia by Robert W. McGee and Galina G. Preobragenskaya (E-Book)

By: McGee, Robert W.
Contributor(s): Preobragenskaya, Galina G | SpringerLink (Online Service).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, MA Springer US 2005Description: 182p digital.ISBN: 9780387238876.Subject(s): Accounting/Auditing -- Russia (Federation) | Economics/Management Science, general -- Russia (Federation) | Economic Systems -- Russia (Federation) | Public Finance & Economics -- Russia (Federation) | Finance /Banking -- Russia (Federation) | Russia (Federation) -- Economic policy -- 1991-Online resources: E-Book | e-book | Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- Problems of Implementing International Financial Reporting Standards in Russia -- The Current State of Auditing in Russia -- Recent Developments in Corporate Governance -- Problems of Foreign Direct Investment in Russia -- Taxation and Public Finance in Russia -- Accounting Education in Russia -- Accounting and Finance Certification in Russia -- Concluding Comments -- Reference -- Index.
Summary: "Much has been written about the economic and political problems of countries that are in the process of changing from centrally planned systems to market systems. Most studies have focused on the economic, legal, political and sociological problems these economies have had to face during the transition period. However, not much has been written about the dramatic changes that have to be made to the accounting and financial system of a transition economy. This book was written to help fill that gap." "Using Russia as a case study the authors examined all the major aspects of accounting reform, starting with problems of implementation. They also examined the current state of auditing in Russia. Other studies looked at the changes in accounting education that are sweeping through Russian universities and the private sector and how international accounting certification is being used to meet the demand for credible accounting practitioners. They also devote chapters to corporate governance issues, the Russian tax system and the problems Russian enterprises face when they try to attract foreign direct investment."--Jacket.
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Introduction -- Problems of Implementing International Financial Reporting Standards in Russia -- The Current State of Auditing in Russia -- Recent Developments in Corporate Governance -- Problems of Foreign Direct Investment in Russia -- Taxation and Public Finance in Russia -- Accounting Education in Russia -- Accounting and Finance Certification in Russia -- Concluding Comments -- Reference -- Index.

"Much has been written about the economic and political problems of countries that are in the process of changing from centrally planned systems to market systems. Most studies have focused on the economic, legal, political and sociological problems these economies have had to face during the transition period. However, not much has been written about the dramatic changes that have to be made to the accounting and financial system of a transition economy. This book was written to help fill that gap." "Using Russia as a case study the authors examined all the major aspects of accounting reform, starting with problems of implementation. They also examined the current state of auditing in Russia. Other studies looked at the changes in accounting education that are sweeping through Russian universities and the private sector and how international accounting certification is being used to meet the demand for credible accounting practitioners. They also devote chapters to corporate governance issues, the Russian tax system and the problems Russian enterprises face when they try to attract foreign direct investment."--Jacket.

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