Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses
Author: Weil, Roman L.
Brand: Cengage Learning
Number Of Pages: 864
Release Date: 08-11-2012
Details: Product Description Ideal for graduate, MBA, and rigorous undergraduate programs, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: AN INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTS, METHODS, AND USES 14e presents both the basic concepts underlying financial statements and the terminology and methods that allows the reader to interpret, analyze, and evaluate corporate financial statements. Fully integrating the latest International Financial Reporting Standards, inclusive of the latest developments on Fair Value Accounting, and now more streamlined for busy students, this text provides the highest return on your financial accounting course investment. With great clarity, this widely respected financial accounting text paces students appropriately as they learn both the skills and applications of basic accounting in earlier chapters as well as the impart the concepts and analysis skills they will use as future business leaders. About the Author Roman L. Weil, Ph.D., CPA, is the V. Duane Rath Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Chicago and has within recent years been Visiting Professor at the Haas School of the University of California, Berkeley; Carnegie Mellon University; Harvard Law School; Princeton University; and New York University. He has designed and implemented continuing education programs for partners at two of the large accounting firms and for employees at several operating corporations. Dr. Weil has co-authored dozens of books. His lay articles have appeared in Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. He has published more than 80 articles in academic and professional journals, most recently on financial literacy for corporate governance and on the exposure of wine snobbery. Katherine Schipper is the Thomas F. Keller Professor of Accounting at the Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. She is a former Board member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a past president of the American Accounting Association and a winner of its Outstanding Educator award, and a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame. Jennifer Francis is the Douglas and Josie Breeden Doctoral Professor of Accounting and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. Her research and teaching expertise in financial reporting, equity valuation, and security analysts' role in the capital markets has led to over a dozen teaching awards.
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