I am writing a paper in an area where the concept of Return on Investment may not be clear. Is there a definitive source for its definition I can cite?


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Any textbook on corporate finance contains the formula for ROI. Below are two popular ones,

Berk and De Marzo - Corporate Finance

Bodie, Kane, Marcus - Investments

  • $\begingroup$ Is there a book with a freely downloadable pdf? $\endgroup$
    – Tim Mak
    Commented May 6, 2020 at 9:19
  • $\begingroup$ i found the pdf for both free. try different search engines $\endgroup$
    – develarist
    Commented May 6, 2020 at 11:52

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