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Special Issue: Festschrift for Graham Ive

First draft submissions due 14 Jan 2014 Background and rational Mr. Graham Ive has decided to retire from the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management of University College London in 2012. In nearly 40 years of service in UCL, … Continue reading

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Squires, G (2012) Urban and environmental economics: an introduction. London: Routledge

Urban and environmental economics: an introduction By Graham Squires, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-61991-2, £29.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: The importance of the built environment to environmental protection is well established, … Continue reading

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Gibbons, R and Roberts, J, (Eds.) (2012) The Handbook of Organizational Economics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press

The Handbook of Organizational Economics Edited by Robert Gibbons and John Roberts, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2012. ISBN 9780691132792, £69.95 (pb) Publisher’s description: In even the most market-oriented economies, most economic transactions occur not in markets but inside managed … Continue reading

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Free access article: Li, Arditi and Wang (2012)

Li, H, Arditi, D and Wang, Z (2012) Transaction-related issues and construction project performance. Construction Management and Economics, 30(1), 151-64. This paper is available for free download until 31 May 2012. Abstract: Transaction cost economics deals with costs incurred at … Continue reading

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Barkham, R (2012) Real estate and globalisation. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Real estate and globalisation By Richard Barkham, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. 360 pp, ISBN 978-0-4706-5597-9, £59.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: 2000 to 2010 was a remarkable decade for real estate. It started with the dot.com bubble and ended with the putative recovery … Continue reading

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Free access article: Brodetskaia, Sacks and Shapira (2011)

Brodetskaia, I; Sacks, R and Shapira, A (2011) A workflow model for systems and interior finishing works in building construction. Construction Management and Economics, 29(12), 1209-27. This paper is available for free download until 31 March 2012. Abstract: Modelling the … Continue reading

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Farr, J V (2011) Systems life cycle costing: economic analysis, estimation and management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press

Systems life cycle costing: economic analysis, estimation and management By CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2011. 316 pp, ISBN 978-1-4398-2891-5, £64 (hb) Organized around a product development process that provides a framework for the material, the book presents techniques such … Continue reading

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Myers, D (2008) Construction economics: a new approach, 2nd ed. London, Taylor & Francis.

Construction economics: a new approach, 2nd edition. By Danny Myers, London: Taylor & Francis, 2008. 320pp, ISBN 978-0-415-46229-7, £25.99 (pb) Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts of economic theory and relates this to the construction industry, and … Continue reading

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