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The quest for users’ needs in public sector reporting

Dear all,We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management dedicates a Special Issue to the theme: The quest for users’ needs in public sector reporting. Please find the Call for Papers (CfP) attached...

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14th CIGAR Workshop

SAVE THE DATE: CIGAR 2018 WORKSHOP 5-6 JULY 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia Dear CIGAR scholar, We would like to draw your attention to the 14th CIGAR Workshop, which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, on July 5-6, 2018 at the Faculty of...

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Book "Financial Sustainability of Public Sector Entities: The Rel…

The co-editors of the book "Financial Sustainability of Public Sector Entities: The Relevance of Accounting Frameworks" Josette Caruana, Isabel Brusca, Eugenio Caperchione, Sandra Cohen, Francesca Manes Rossi have announced a call for chapters. The chapters in the book should seek to...

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The contribution of International Resear…

The CIGAR network, the EGPA PSG XII, and the Accounting and Accountability SIG of the IRSPM have jointly established a task force that brings together members of the three research networks interested in playing an active and influential role in...

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New book series under the title" Pu…

Palgrave Macmillan launches a new book series under the title" Public Sector Financial Management". The co-editors of the new series are Sandra Cohen, Eugenio Caperchione, Isabel Brusca, Francesca Manes Rossi. This new series brings together cutting edge research in public administration on...

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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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CIGAR Newsletter July 2018

The Editorial, prepared by Vesna Vasicek and Gorana Roje, reports on our most recent workshop in Zagreb, Croatia. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, 55 participants from 27 countries debated...

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CIGAR Newsletter April 2018

The Editorial reports on a conference on “Harmonisation of Public Sector Accounting in Europe”, organised in Rostock by Peter Lorson and Ellen Haustein. The conference offered the opportunity to discuss...

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CIGAR Newsletter January 2018

The Editorial has been prepared by Luis Viana. With regard to PPP arrangements, Luis compares the annual report presented by the Government to the Parliament in Portugal and the UK...

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12th PhD Seminar
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16th Conference


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