Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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IRWIN, Timothy (former senior economist at the International Monetary Fund)
Tim Irwin is a consultant, who has previously worked at the IMF, the World Bank, and the New Zealand Treasury.
29 April 2016 (Presenter)
TOPIC: Examples of Fiscal Illusions Perpetrated by Governments in Financial Reporting
Recommended Readings:
* USC Summit Presentation: Will the euro fundamentally change government accounting?
* Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions," IMF, 28 March 2012
* Consolidated Annual Accounts of the European Union, 2014
Video clip (29 April 2016)