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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

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Published date: September 1996


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Author: C. Napier

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