The State of Accounting in Egypt: A Case

Journal of Business Cases and Applications, Vol. 3

12 Pages Posted: 29 May 2014

See all articles by Khaled M. Dahawy

Khaled M. Dahawy

The American University in Cairo

Nermeen F. Shehata

The American University in Cairo

Tad D. Ransopher

Georgia State University

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Egypt, one of the largest Middle East economies, is beginning its transition to a market economy. As a developing nation, Egypt has witnessed several changes in its accounting system during last two decades. This case provides an analysis of the Egyptian accounting system with emphasis on the development of the Egyptian Accounting Standards. In addition, this case makes recommendations for the reformation of the Egyptian accounting system.

Keywords: Egypt, International accounting standards, Egyptian accounting standards, Egyptian accounting system, Privatization, Culture

JEL Classification: M40, M41, G38, M49

Suggested Citation

Dahawy, Khaled M. and Shehata, Nermeen F. and Ransopher, Tad D., The State of Accounting in Egypt: A Case (2011). Journal of Business Cases and Applications, Vol. 3, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2442485

Khaled M. Dahawy

The American University in Cairo ( email )

P.O. Box 2511
Cairo
Egypt

Nermeen F. Shehata (Contact Author)

The American University in Cairo ( email )

AUC Avenue
P.O. Box 74, New Cairo 11835
Cairo
Egypt

Tad D. Ransopher

Georgia State University ( email )

35 Broad Street
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
United States

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