This book provides an understanding of the role of accounting services and the major multinational firms which supply them in the processes of economic expansion in the international economy and, more specifically, in the Third World. The study is unique in that it supplies both accounting and economic expertise. Special features include a discussion of the growing role and impact of various accounting consulting services. In addition, it provides an analysis of the role of technology and a discussion of accounting in the context of multinational corporations. The book also offers important insights about accounting services for policies geared to economic development. This study will appeal to professional and academic development specialists, economists, public administration specialists concerned with Third World development, and academics and practitioners in international business and accounting.