FRC 2018 reading list

Below is a list of recommended additional reading for the class Financial Reporting and Control, taught in Fall 2018. The readings are organized by the related case and will be updated after class.

Kansas City Zephyrs

Moneyball, Michael Lewis

“Disputes over goodwill seem arcane,” The Economist


Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, John Carreyrou

“Hayek, Popper and Schumpeter formulated a response to tyranny,” The Economist

Revenue Recognition at Harvard Business Press

The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron, Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind

Tapping Growth at Lord Hobo Brewing Company

Barrel-Aged Stout and Selling Out: Goose Island, Anheuser-Busch, and How Craft Beer Became Big Business, Josh Noel


The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe

Netflix: Valuing a New Business Model

The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains, Nicholas Carr

Accounting for Political Risk at AES

Lords of Finance: The Bankers who Broke the World, Liaquat Ahamed