Prof. Richard Mattessich at 95. His Research Methodology



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Prof. Richard Mattessich, 95 Years, Research Methodology


This paper is presented as a tribute to prof. Richard Mattessich. It is written “through the eyes” of a researcher who has worked closely with him over a period of 42 years, starting attending his courses of “Income Determination Theory” and “Research Methodology” at the University of British Columbia in 1975. Among his huge scientific research and publications, I intend to underline these three major contributions: (i) Accounting metrics and other mathematical instruments which anticipated computer spreadsheet by 30 years; (ii). The preparation of accountants for information economics by means of analytical methods; and (iii) The proposition of the “onion model of reality” to distinguish different Kind of reality.


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Galassi, G. (2017) «Prof. Richard Mattessich at 95. His Research Methodology», De Computis, Revista Española de Historia de la Contabilidad, 14(27), pp. 131–152. doi: 10.26784/issn.1886-1881.v14i27.317.



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