International Accounting Day. Why I Became An Accountant

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(GBD85). A special, bite-sized episode looking back at why November 10th is International Accounting Day.

WE DISCUSS:

* Why is this date so important?

* How did the profession develop since ancient times to what it is today?

* Who was Luca Pacioli and why is he often called 'The Father of Accounting"?

RESOURCES

* Read about Pacioli's work on Wikipedia.

* Discover Dr. Martin Farrar's brief history of accounting.

* Watch the videos on our special "Why I Became An Accountant" page.

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