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Small and Medium Enterprises as Engine in Economic Growth of Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis

  title={Small and Medium Enterprises as Engine in Economic Growth of Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis},
  author={Muhammad Waqas Chughtai and Israr Alam},
  journal={TIJ's Research Journal of Economics \& Business Studies - RJEBS},
In today economy the Small & Medium Enterprises are consider the veritable tool for the economic growth of a country. Due to its vital importance in the contribution of GDP, all the developed and developing countries focusing on strengthen & development of SMEs sector. This research aims to know the effects of process innovation on SMEs Growth and to find the impact of SMEs on economic growth of Pakistan. A secondary data has been collected for the period from 1981 to 2013. Main economic… Expand

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