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The effects of R&D investment on firm performance

Beld, Bart (2014) The effects of R&D investment on firm performance.

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Abstract:This study studies the effects of R&D investment on firm performance. Firm performance is measured in financial performance and market-based performance. Among (formerly) publicly listed companies from the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg data is used. Extra attention is paid to manufacturing companies in comparison with the non-manufacturing companies. The financial firm performance is positively affected by R&D investments. Significant results are found for the financial performance, the Return on Assets. The findings of the price-to-book ratio are significant. Differences for manufacturing and non-manufacturing companies are insgnificant with the used data and not consistent over the financial and market-based performances.
Item Type:Essay (Bachelor)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration BSc (56834)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/66303
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