Publication Date

October 2015


From 2001 to 2011, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and its International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) acquired a central position in the practice and regulation of financial reporting around the world. A new book coauthored by Rice’s Stephen Zeff and Dutch accounting professor Kees Camfferman explores and chronicles the board’s rise to prominence, which has been accompanied by vivid political debates about its governance and accountability.



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