David Carter

Dr, Research Lead - Canberra Business School

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20082019
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Biography

I am the Research Lead in the Canberra Business School in the Faculty of Business, Government and Law. 

My research examines the politics of information concerning accounting, law, politics, regulation, and discourses of capital. My work is trans-disciplinary and concerns how information (including metrics, economics, accounting and statistics) is used within legal and political processes, which explores the interface of law and regulation within government, public policy, corporate, regulatory and litigation settings. Traditionally, information is presented in legal and political environments as apolitical, objective and capable of resolving problems and conflicts. My research investigates the politics of 'information', depicting the role of information at methodological, technical, and political levels.

I draw on a range of post-structural theory in my work, including Laclau and Mouffe, Hardt and Negri, Lazzarato, Gramsci, Luxemburg, Marx, and have a deep interest in jurisprudential theory, research philosophy and post-colonial literatures. Thus, my research focuses on three main pillars: the politics of information (in an ontological sense); the nature of governance and regulation; and the discourse of capital.

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Visiting Professor , Universidade de Sao Paulo

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Research Output 2008 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Examining the unintended outcomes of NPM reforms in Indonesia

HARUN, H., MIR, M., CARTER, D. & An, Y., 17 Feb 2019, In : Public Money and Management. 39, 2, p. 86-94 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indonesia
reform
corruption
public sector
governance

New development: IPSAS adoption, from G20 countries to village governments in developing countries

Fahmid, I. M., Harun, H., Graham, P., Carter, D., Suhab, S., An, Y., Zheng, X. & Fahmid, M. M., 22 May 2019, In : Public Money and Management. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reporting system
village
developing country
economy
World Bank
technocracy
geopolitics
indebtedness
finance
accounting
public interest
metaphor
legitimacy
political impact
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1 Citation (Scopus)

Accounting for the immaterial: The challenge for management accounting

CARTER, D., 2017, The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control. Harris, E. (ed.). United Kingdom : Routledge, p. 236-257 22 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

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