Decision-making on Mega-projects: Cost-benefit Analysis, Planning and Innovation

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Hugo Priemus, Bent Flyvbjerg, Bert van Wee
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
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It will be useful for those experienced and senior professionals who are charged with authorizing and controlling projects. Recommended. P.F. Rad, Choice Building on the seminal work of Bent Flyvbjerg, this book is a collection of expert contributions tha
 

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Contents

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1
Management Characteristics and CostBenefit Analysis
21
2 Management characteristics of megaprojects
23
methodological issues and costbenefit analysis
40
4 Costbenefit analysis and the wider economic benefits from megaprojects
66
5 Megaprojects and contested information
84
Planning and DecisionMaking
103
6 How to improve the early stages of decisionmaking on megaprojects
105
the Norwegian approach
173
10 Publicprivate partnership and megaprojects
189
Innovation Competition and Institutions
213
11 Innovations in the planning of megaprojects
215
daring ingenuity and the new San FranciscoOakland Bay Bridge
239
how to arrange competition
263
the role of institutional settings
281
15 Drawing institutional lessons across countries on making transport infrastructure policy
304

overestimation of demand and underestimation of costs
120
risk management and the shaping of megaprojects
145

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