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In 2019, Academic Researchers Tried to Answer the Question ‘Is Accounting a Miserable Job?’

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Misery in accounting is timeless after all. The abstract: Popular culture portrays accounting as a miserable job. In this study, we empirically test the basic question: is accounting a miserable job? However, we find that accounting is not a miserable job.

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Friday Footnotes: Big 4 Pride; KPMG Gets Snubbed; EY Goes on a Poaching Spree | 6.3.22

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Accountant Finds Out Client Has “Skeletons In The Closet”, Gets The IRS Involved And Makes Him Lose Everything [ Bored Panda ] It was posted on Reddit so obviously it must be true.

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Friday Footnotes: ‘KPMG Did Not Know What They Were Doing’; Are You Boring?; PCAOB Warns About Confirmations | 3.25.22

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These are the 5 most ‘boring’ — and exciting — jobs in the world, according to a recent study [ CNBC ] You’ll be happy to hear accounting made #2 on the most boring list. ” Climate Plan Puts SEC in Rare Role as Accounting Rule-Writer [ Bloomberg Tax ] The U.S.

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