Impact of Research and Development on Firm Performance

Aimen Ghaffar, Waseem Ahmed Khan


This study has been conducted to see the impact of research and development budget on the performance of the firms. Research and development is an increasingly important concept in order to have success in this era. The paper finds out the relationship between research and development and firm performance. Firm performance is measured through the ratios of return on assets, return on equity and the earnings per share of the firms. The data analyzed by using SPSS. Results confirmed the positive correlation between the dependent and the independent variables. Limitations of the study were shortage of time and studying of a single sector. In future, different other sectors can be studied to see the impact of research and development on their performance.

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International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting  ISSN 2162-3082

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