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INDUCTIVE ACCOUNTING THEORY Definition
INDUCTIVE ACCOUNTING THEORY (scientific method) assumes accounting standards are somewhat like evolution of a species in nature --- survival of the fittest. It relies heavily upon controlled experimentation (e.g., behavioral accounting research) and statistical testing (e.g., capital markets "events" studies of the impact of accounting information on market prices and volume of transactions).
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MITIGATING is a reducing in force or intensity.
INVISIBLE INCOME is foreign income from sources other than the movement of goods; can include earnings from tourism, banking, shipping, insurance and investment.