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Preannouncement of the Special issue in Baltic Journal of Management

Accounting and performance management innovations in public sector organizations Guest editors: Anatoli Bourmistrov, Nord University; Giuseppe Grossi, Kristianstad University; Toomas Haldma, Tartu University Globally large number of countries underwent radical and sustained economic and regulatory changes during the last decades. These countries have...

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16th Biennial CIGAR Conference - CIGAR Network 30th Anniversary

Porto, Portugal, June, 8-9, 2017, being preceded by the PhD seminar (June 7, 2017) “Future avenues for Public Sector Accounting: engaging research, practice and use” Over the last 30 years, the CIGAR Network has established itself as one of the main international...

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Innovations in public sector financial and management accounting: for …

Public Money and Management (PMM) is planning a mini theme under the title: Innovations in public sector financial and management accounting: for better or worse? The guest editors are Eugenio Caperchione, Sandra Cohen, Francesca Manes Rossi and Isabel Brusca. Academics and practitioners are...

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Teaching European Public Sector Accounti…

The project DiEPSAm (Developing and implementing European Public Sector Accounting modules | aims to develop an academic module for Bachelor's or Master's degree programmes that concentrates on European Public Sector Accounting. It is a cooparation of 5 European universities...

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Public Sector Accounting Abstracts Repos…

The public sector accounting abstracts repository (PSAAR) publishes only Public Sector Accounting related work. It is therefore focused on the enhancement of the possibilities of exchange and sharing in our scientific community. Research works are presented solely in abstract form...

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CIGAR Newsletter July 2017

In the Editorial, Susana Jorge gives a report on our Conference in Porto. Those of you who were there, will be pleased to get some flavour yet of the wonderful Porto...

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CIGAR Newsletter April 2017

In the Editorial, Yuri Biondi intervenes about the complex issues concerning financial sustainability in Central governments, which require to combine tax revenues with the placement of public (sovereign) debt. Based...

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CIGAR Newsletter January 2017

In the Editorial, Francesca Manes Rossi and Sandra Cohen give an interesting update on integrated reporting. They explain that integrated reporting is a result of integrated thinking within an organization. This means...

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11th PhD seminar
07 Jul 2016
10th PhD Seminar


CIGAR is a network on comparative international governmental accounting research. CIGAR's mission is to promote worldwide discussion and research on comparative governmental accounting. The main means to realize this mission are the organisation of biennial conferences, biennial workshops dedicated to more specific research themes, and a regularly appearing Newsletter. The CIGAR Network stimulates the production of individual and joint papers, preferably in an international comparative perspective, and the publication of books and journal special issues comprising selections of papers presented at our conferences and workshops.

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CIGAR celebrates 30 years of events