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Developments in Country Studies in International Accounting - Americas and the Far-East : New Library of International Accounting Ser. - Gary K. Meek

Developments in Country Studies in International Accounting - Americas and the Far-East

New Library of International Accounting Ser.

By: Gary K. Meek (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 2004
ISBN: 9781843762720
Number Of Pages: 704

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"The volume is divided into three parts. The first part focuses accounting regulations and policy choice. The second and third parts look at disclosure practices, the properties of accounting earnings, and the value relevance and informativeness of accounting information. Part II examines the Americas, whilst Part III considers the Far East."

The Evolution of the G4 + 1 and Its impact on International Harmonization of Accounting Standardsp. 3
A Perspective on the U.S. Public/Private-Sector Approach to the Regulation of Financial Reportingp. 34
Why Not Allow FASB and IASB Standards to Compete in the U.S.?p. 53
'Non-US Firms' Accounting Standard Choicesp. 68
The Choice of Accounting Policy In Japanp. 93
Corporate Disclosure Policy and Analyst Behaviorp. 121
Disclosure Level and the Cost of Equity Capitalp. 147
International Accounting Differences and Their Relation to Share Prices: Evidence from U.K., Australian, and Canadian Firmsp. 174
The Market Valuation of IAS versus US-GAAP Accounting Measures Using Form 20-F Reconciliationsp. 210
The Market's Valuation of Nonreported Accounting Measures: Retrospective Reconciliations of Non-U.S. and U.S. GAAPp. 238
The Association Between Stock Returns and Foreign GAAP Earnings versus Earnings Adjusted to U.S. GAAPp. 251
The Effect of Legal Environment on Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from Management Earnings Forecasts Issued in U.S. and Canadian Marketsp. 273
Accounting for Changing Prices: The Value Relevance of Historical Cost, Price Level, and Replacement Cost Accounting in Mexicop. 301
Inflation Accounting and 20-F Disclosures: Evidence from Mexicop. 325
Timeliness of Annual Report Releases and Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements in an Emerging Capital Market: The Case of Chinap. 353
Financial Packaging of IPO Firms in Chinap. 377
The Information Environment of China's A and B Shares: Can We Make Sense of the Numbers?p. 401
The Usefulness of Earnings and Book Value for Equity Valuation in Emerging Capital Markets: Evidence From Listed Companies in the People's Republic of Chinap. 424
The Influence of the Keiretsu on Japanese Corporate Disclosurep. 447
The Changing Nature of Financial Disclosure in Japanp. 471
The Persistence and Forecast Accuracy of Earnings Components in the USA and Japanp. 488
Relevance of U.S.-GAAP for Japanese Companiesp. 511
The Value Relevance of Earnings and Cash Flows: Empirical Evidence for Japanp. 527
Japanese Corporate Groupings (Keiretsu) and the Informativeness of Earningsp. 549
The Relation Between Incremental Subsidiary Earnings and Future Stock Returns in Japanp. 576
Corporate Accounting Disclosure in ASEANp. 603
Accounting Practices and the Market Valuation of Accounting Numbers: Evidence from Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Phillippines, Taiwan, and Thailandp. 632
Corporate Ownership Structure and the Informativeness of Accounting Earnings in East Asiap. 658
Name Indexp. 683
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ISBN: 9781843762720
ISBN-10: 1843762722
Series: New Library of International Accounting Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 704
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 17.15  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.36

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