This title, first published in 1972, examines five countries that have experience with programs designed to improve the quality of financial reporting. Zeff devotes separate chapters to the historical evolution of the program, and then goes on to compare and analyse the various trends. This book presents an important piece of research to those concerned with the development of accounting principles.
An excellent training manual and professional reference, "Fundamentals of Oil and Gas Accounting, 5th Edition", is packed with examples, diagrams, and appendices. The scope of this text is simply unmatched. The book has been completely updated to reflect the current issues facing oil and gas producers operating in both U.S. and international locations. Inside you'll find: a new chapter on asset retirement obligations and asset impairment; an added section on project, analysis and investment decision making; updated coverage of asset exchanges and fair value reporting requirements; thorough discussion of oil and gas pricing and marketing arrangements; and, updated examples and homework problems.
This book introduces P. R Sarkar s Progressive Utilization Theory, an alternative, economic vision that transcends both capitalism and socialism yet incorporates important elements of both. This new, economic model extends the existing democratic ideals into the economic arena and suggests that economic democracy more balance between the local and global economy, fair wages, worker ownership, and environmental sustainability is key to the formation of a progressive and balanced economy. Sarkar s economic principles are rooted in a universal, spiritual vision incorporating ecological insights with efficient, green technologies. His ground-breaking worldview grants not only the economic and political rights of people, but also the rights of nature. "This book clearly explains P.R. Sarkar's alternative economics the Progressive Utilization Theory. The recent Global Financial Crisis challenged business-as-usual, and the principles herein answer that challenge by giving us a glimpse of the future a post-capitalist world economy. Dr Sohail Inayatullah, Professor, Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University Sarkar not only illuminated the growth and inevitable decline that comes from the acquisitive-Capitalist stage in societal evolution that has now deeply infected the West, but offers wise counsel on what to do instead. - Oliver W. Markley, Professor of Human Sciences, University of Houston at Clear Lake Sarkar s theory is far superior to Adam Smith s or that of Marx. Johan Galtung, Founder, UN Institute of Peace Studies About the Author Roar Bjonnes is a researcher and writer with the prout Reserch Institute. He has written articles and essays on alternative economics, ecology, politics and culture published in books, journals and newspapers for the past 25 years. The former editor of the magazines prout Journal and Common Future, he is also the author of Integral Solutions to Poverty, a research piece written for the Encyclopedia of life Support Systems published by UNESCO. He grew up in Norway and currently lives in an eco-village in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.