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The Board . . agreed that the assumption in accounting that fluctuations in the value of the dollar m a y be ignored is unrealistic, and that therefore the Director of Accounting Research should be instructed t o set u p a research project t o study the problem and t o prepare a report in which recommendations are m a d e for the disclosure o f the effect of price-level changes u p o n the financial statements. *' "Sprouse and M o o n i t z , op. , p. 57. , p. 58. , Statements by Professional Bodies 27 One aspect of the Board's preliminary discussion o f the price-level problem is noteworthy.

Secondly, the selection of an appropriate discount rate is fraught with difficulties, and over the years there has been much debate concerning methods of selecting discount rates in any given set of circumstances. Much subjectivity exists here, too, as there can be much difference of opinion concerning the risk factor which must be reflected in the rate selected in each case. These and other practical difficulties prevent the accountant from adopting the economist's method of profit determination, and he is compelled to adopt the "matching concept" of profit that he has used for many years.

It is believed that statements of business i n c o m e in which revenues and charges against revenue w o u l d be stated in units o f substantially the same purchasing power w o u l d be significant and useful for m a n y o f the purposes for which i n c o m e determinations are c o m m o n l y used, if n o t also in reports u p o n stewardship. 11. T h e problem of presenting b o t h the m o s t generally useful i n c o m e determination and a fully significant statement o f financial position would doubtless present difficulties, but probably n o n e which the highly developed accounting techniques o f today could not solve.

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