Selected recent publications:
'A comparison of budgeting and accounting reforms in the national governments of France, Germany, the UK and the US’ (with Evelyne Lande, Marine Portal and Klaus Lüder), Financial Accountability and Management, forthcoming November 2013.
‘French revolution and German circumspection: reforming budgeting and accounting in national governments’ (with Marine Portal, Evelyne Lande and Klaus Lüder) Public Money and Management, 32(5), September 2012, 357-361.
‘Budgetary accounting in national governments: Anglo versus American Accounting’, Financial Accountability and Management, 28(3), August 2012, 286-305.
‘The diversity of accrual policies in local government financial reporting: an examination of infrastructure, art and heritage assets in Germany, Italy and the UK’, (with B. Adam and R. Mussari), Financial Accountability and Management, 27(2), May, 2011, 107-133.
‘The Federal Government of Germany’s circumspection concerning accrual budgeting and accounting’ (with Klaus Lüder), Public Money and Management, 31(4), July, 2011, 265-27.
'Measuring audit quality of local authorities in England and Wales' (with Gary Giroux), Research in Accounting Regulation, 23, 2011, 60-66.
Public sector accounting, (ed.), Sage Library in Accounting and Finance, 4 Volumes, 2011, ISBN 978-0-85702-519-7.
Public sector accounting (with M. W. Pendlebury), 6th edition, Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2010, x + 146pp. ISBN 978-0-273-72036-2.
'Investigating the audit fee structure of local government authorities in England and Wales' (with Gary Giroux), Accounting and Business Research, 37(1), 2007, 21-37.
'The functions of governmental accounting in Europe', Tékhne: Revista de Estudos Politécnicos, IV(7), 2007, 89-110, ISSN 1645-9911.
'Financial accounting and reporting', in Anwar Shah (ed.), Local Public Financial Management, Washington D.C.: World Bank, 2007, 7-32, ISBN 0-8213-6937-7.
'An exploratory study of annuality in the UK public sector' (with Noel Hyndman and Maurice Pendlebury), Financial Accountability and Management, 23(2), 2007, 215-237.
'An empirical test of public choice theory: comparing US and UK local governments' (with G. Giroux and A. McLelland), Research in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting, 11, 2004, 217-237.
'A theory of the published accounts of local authorities' (with M. Pendlebury), Financial Accountability and Management, 20(3), August 2004, 305-325.
Reforming governmental accounting and budgeting in Europe(edited with K. Lüder), Frankfurt: Fachverlag Moderne Wirtschaft, 2003,1079pp. ISBN 3-934803-13-X. Chinese translation: Dongbei University ofFinance & Economics Press, 2005, 841pp. ISBN 7-81084-764-3.