Academic Disdain? Economists and accounting in Britain: 1850-1950

Napier, C. (1996) Academic Disdain? Economists and accounting in Britain: 1850-1950. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, 29pp. (Discussion Papers in Accounting and Management Science, 96-133).


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It is well known that no equivalent of the German Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Business Economics) developed in Britain. British economists were relatively uninterested in the internal workings of organisations, and thus did not provide the same theoretical underpinnings to the early development of accounting that were achieved in several continental European Countries. This paper explores the reasons for such a failure

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
ePrint ID: 36083
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
September 1996Published
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:04

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