Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

bake the books

phrasal verb  

inflar el resultado

Definition 1

Figuratively, of an accountant or equivalent, artificially exaggerate a financial result, typically by inflating income or deflating outgoings.

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Context: Lazard was hardly the first to bake the books on the economics of renewable generating technologies using the LCOE (levelised cost of electricity).


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