Literature review and challenging research agenda on politicians’ use of accounting information

van Helden, J., 1-Nov-2016, In : Public Money & Management. 36, 7, p. 531-538 8 p.

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Recent research on politicians’ use of financial and performance information is reviewed. Survey-based studies overestimate the frequency of this use; observational studies present a more accurate picture. A new and challenging research agenda is presented that will improve our understanding of the use and usefulness of accounting information. Implications for the real world of practice are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-538
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Money & Management
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1-Nov-2016

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