Accounting and the absence of a business economics tradition in the United Kingdom

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Abstract

The chapter explains why business economics did not emerge as a distinct discipline in the UK, and examines the extent to which accounting filled the gap left by this in UK universities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAccounting and Business Economics
Subtitle of host publicationInsights from National Traditions
EditorsYuri Biondi, Stefano Zambon
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherRoutledge
Pages273-305
ISBN (Electronic)9780293094723
ISBN (Print)9780415887021
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Publication series

NameRoutledge Studies in Accounting
Number13

Keywords

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business Economics
  • History of Accounting

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