All accountants should be trained in econometrics

The article below is, I believe, a timely re-publication of an article I wrote in 2010.  I say timely not because accounting education has not improved along the dimensions discussed in the article, but because…

On the continuing global economic downturn

Five years or so on and we have probably forgotten that we first called the global financial crisis the relatively benign sounding “credit crunch”.  Moreover, we have become so accustomed to double digit unemployment levels…

The US’ (rapidly evaporating) IP opportunity

The US is arguably the largest repository of valuable intellectual property (IP) in the world.  The US government and US companies are fighting tooth, fang, and claw for it to remain this way. But even…

On objective, transparent valuation methods

Valuation methods present valuation estimates.  Estimates, by their nature, contain risks and uncertainties that reasonable people can (and do) disagree on.  In the context of M&A transaction negotiations there is, of course, nothing unusual about…

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