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The Economics of the Modern Construction Sector - Graham J. Ive

The Economics of the Modern Construction Sector

Hardcover Published: 31st July 2000
ISBN: 9780333626672
Number Of Pages: 275

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This book will be of interest to built environment professionals and to students of the economics and management of the built environment. It shows the value of integrating ideas and data about the production of the built environment as an industrial process with theories and data about the demand for construction. The approach taken is institutional and post-Keynesian, and illuminates an important and distinctive sector of the economy, embracing design, construction and property industries. This book offers some new and important perspectives for research and teaching in construction economics and management.

List of Tables List of Figures Preface List of Acronyms PART I: PRODUCTION Construction and Value Added The Capitalist Construction Industry Labour Market Productivity and the Production of Profits PART II: ACCOUNTING FOR PRODUCTION AND ASSETS The Logic of Accounts Value of Stock and Flows of Built Capital at National Level Ownership of and Investment in Built Stock and Land PART III: THE NATURE OF THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS Actors and Roles The Contracting System PART IV: CONSTRUCTION AND THE ECONOMY Construction Investment, the Multiplier and the Accelerator Economic Growth and Construction Cycles Bibliography and References Index

ISBN: 9780333626672
ISBN-10: 0333626672
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 275
Published: 31st July 2000
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1