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Solutions for Chapter 1: Financial Accounting and Accounting Standards

Intermediate Accounting | 15th Edition | ISBN: 9781118147290 | Authors: Donald E. Kieso

Full solutions for Intermediate Accounting | 15th Edition

ISBN: 9781118147290

Intermediate Accounting | 15th Edition | ISBN: 9781118147290 | Authors: Donald E. Kieso

Solutions for Chapter 1: Financial Accounting and Accounting Standards

Solutions for Chapter 1
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Textbook: Intermediate Accounting
Edition: 15
Author: Donald E. Kieso
ISBN: 9781118147290

Summary of Chapter 1: Financial Accounting and Accounting Standards

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Key Business Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • adverse selection

    the tendency for the mix of unobserved attributes to become undesirable from the standpoint of an uninformed party

  • appreciation

    an increase in the value of a currency as measured by the amount of foreign currency it can buy

  • competitive market

    a market with many buyers and sellers trading identical products so that each buyer and seller is a price taker

  • cost–benefit analysis

    a study that compares the costs and benefits to society of providing a public good

  • discouraged workers

    individuals who would like to work but have given up looking for a job

  • dominant strategy

    a strategy that is best for a player in a game regardless of the strategies chosen by the other players

  • efficient markets hypothesis

    the theory that asset prices reflect all publicly available information about the value of an asset

  • excludability

    the property of a good whereby a person can be prevented from using it

  • explicit costs

    input costs that require an outlay of money by the firm

  • horizontal equity

    the idea that taxpayers with similar abilities to pay taxes should pay the same amount

  • income elasticity of demand

    a measure of how much the quantity demanded of a good responds to a change in consumers’ income, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in income

  • law of supply and demand

    the claim that the price of any good adjusts to bring the quantity supplied and the quantity demanded for that good into balance

  • liberalism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”

  • libertarianism

    the political philosophy according to which the government should punish crimes and enforce voluntary agreements but not redistribute income

  • perfect complements

    two goods with right-angle indifference curves

  • poverty line

    an absolute level of income set by the federal government for each family size below which a family is deemed to be in poverty

  • production function

    the relationship between quantity of inputs used to make a good and the quantity of output of that good

  • trade deficit

    an excess of imports over exports

  • union

    a worker association that bargains with employers over wages, benefits, and working conditions

  • variable costs

    costs that vary with the quantity of output produced