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dc.contributor.authorGan, Peck Yenen_US
dc.contributor.authorLow, Calvin Sin Chyeen_US
dc.contributor.authorChim, Wai Kayen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-18T07:42:40Z
dc.date.available2008-09-18T07:42:40Z
dc.date.copyright2000en_US
dc.date.issued2000
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/7271
dc.description.abstractThis empirical study attempts to establish the relationship between a firm's voluntary disclosures on research and development and its size, growth options, leverage and its independent auditor's reputation. Based on the results of this study, it was established that for biotechnology firms listed on Nasdaq, there exists a positive relationship between voluntary disclosures on R&D and growth options and/or with firm size. It was also shown that leverage was an insignificant factor in influencing firms' voluntary disclosures on research and development. Due to a lack in variance in data collected, the relationship between voluntary disclosures on research and development and independent auditor's reputation could not be established.en_US
dc.format.extent95 p.
dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Business::Accounting::Disclosure
dc.titleAn empirical study of voluntary research and development disclosures of biotechnology firms listed on NASDAQen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorTan, Pearl Hock Neoen_US
dc.contributor.schoolCollege of Business (Nanyang Business School)en_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Business Administration (Accountancy)en_US
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