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Creative thinking in accounting education

Last month saw the IgNobel awards for “achievements that first make people laugh, then make them think”. My personal recent favourite is the 2019 award to economics researchers who tested which country’s paper money is best at transmitting dangerous bacteria. It’s precisely this ‘silly but serious’ theme that struck me…Read more

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The Chart of Accounts in teaching

This article explains what the Chart of Accounts is and how it can be used in teaching and assessments. It’s a topic that’s addressed in Accounting Information Systems courses, but has relevance to more general accounting education too. It’s an important part of the plumbing system that connects each piece…Read more

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Professor Atul K. Shah: writer, broadcaster and renowned expert in sustainable finance

Wisdom, tradition and faith in finance

As the roles of wisdom, tradition, community and faith diminish, inequality and plutocracy rise. Professor Atul Shah presents a new theory of inclusive and sustainable finance to encourage students to embrace sustainability ideals.

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