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Research Guide: International Accounting (ACCTNG 3500) Web   Sites

Extra Credit (15 points max):  Write a paper listing the websites in this list that you have looked at.   Write a brief comment on what you found on each site.   Update the address if it is wrong.   Evaluate the site for me—should it stay on the list.   Next, add websites you found useful in the course that are not on the list.   Summarize what information can be found.

Due: Hand in with your final paper.

 

Big Four

Government Organizations

  • usinfo.state.gov
    U.S. Department of State International Information Programs

  • www.apecsec.org.sg              
    Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: countries of Americas and Asia+search engine

  • www.cia.gov                    
    Central Intelligence Agency

  • www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook       
    Central Intelligence Agency: facts on many countries
  • www.imf.org                                                       
    International Monetary Fund

  • www.ita.doc.gov              
    International Trade Administration under US Department of Commerce: information on big emerging markets, trade stats, market research, export data)

  • www.iosco.org
    International Organization of Securities Commissions: members are stock exchanges and regulatory bodies worldwide.   Also has links to member stock exchanges

  • www.loc.gov                                                        
    Library of congress—lots of stuff and lots of links: excellent

  • www.oecd.org
    Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris)

  • www.unctad.org
    United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (access International Reporting [ISAR]).  

  • www.intracen.org
    International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO)

  • www.worldbank.org           
    World Bank                          

  • www.wto.org                   
    World Trade Organization

  • www.un.org                     
    United Nations

Professional Accounting Organizations

  • aaahq.org                                                                       
    American Accounting Association
  • www.aicpa.org                                                   
    American Institute of CPAs

  • www.eaa-online.org              
    European Accounting Association

  • www.eca.eu.int                
    European Court of Auditors; “other sites” links to auditing organizations worldwide

  • www.iasb.org          
    International Accounting Standards Board

  • www.icftu.org
    International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (Labor Unions—info on organizations, AIDS, child labor, current events, worker issues, regional information)

  • www.ifac.org
    International Federation of Accountants.  Also has links to auditing organizations worldwide

  • http://www.iasplus.com/resource/ifad.htm
    International Forum on Accountancy Development   (IASC/US GAAP,development of transparency in accounting by developing and emerging nations; members include IFA, IASC, IMF, World Bank, Big 5 etc.)
  • www.fee.be                                                          
    The European Federation of Accountants

  • www.world-exchanges.org/   Info on stock exchanges

Universities

  • Globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/ibrd.asp
    Michigan State University international business resources CIBER: Center for International Business Education & Research are centers funded by the government at various universities (BYU/UT also have one jointly); provide info re: international topics and links
  • http://www.csu.edu.au/learning/anet/   Anet:  international accounting network
  • www.ibrc.business.ku.edu

    International Business Resource Connection maintained by Univ. of Kansas—click on “site map” to find what they have.  

  • www.rutgers.edu/accounting
    Research sources plus links; click “Accounting Resources”

United States

  • www.fasb.org                                                                   
    Financial Accounting Standards Board
  • www.aicpa.org                 
    American Institute of CPAs

  • www.cia.gov                    
    Central Intelligence Agency

  • www.edgar-online.com 
    Securities and Exchange Commission filings

  •  www.sec.gov                  
    Securities and Exchange Commission (good site)

  • www.state.gov                
    U.S. Department of State (good site)

  • usinfo.state.gov           
    Department of State

Europe

Latin America

Pacific Rim/Asia

Bribery/Corruption

Hedging/Options

Tax

Miscellaneous

 

 

Updated March 10, 2009 . Please send comments to Ed Hahn
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