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Construction economics : a new approach / Danny Myers.

By: Myers, Danny.
Publisher: New York : Spon Press, Taylor & Francis Group c2004Description: ix, 283 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0415286387 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415286395 (pbk.).Subject(s): Construction industry | Construction industry -- ManagementDDC classification: 338.47624
Contents:
An introduction to the basic concepts -- Effective use of resources -- Economic systems for resource allocation -- The market mechanism -- The theory of demand -- The theory of supply -- Clients and contractors -- Costs of the construction firm: -- Types of market structure in the construction industry -- The market for green buildings and infrastructure -- Market failures and government remedies -- Environmental economics -- Managing the macroeconomy -- The economy & the construction industry : measurement & manipulation -- The business case : inflation, expectations and interest rates -- The policy of sustainable construction.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

An introduction to the basic concepts -- Effective use of resources -- Economic systems for resource allocation -- The market mechanism -- The theory of demand -- The theory of supply -- Clients and contractors -- Costs of the construction firm: -- Types of market structure in the construction industry -- The market for green buildings and infrastructure -- Market failures and government remedies -- Environmental economics -- Managing the macroeconomy -- The economy & the construction industry : measurement & manipulation -- The business case : inflation, expectations and interest rates -- The policy of sustainable construction.