Can We Prevent Future Enrons?

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Despite a rash of “underauditing” problems in recent years, the accounting profession has done little to stop their spread. The latest result is another disaster: Enron. Why has the United States had such a plague of questionable accounting? Exactly what went wrong at Enron? The author answers these questions and takes a sobering look at the implications—and what should be done.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-11
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Corporate Accounting and Finance
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Accounting
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)


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