The Resource The economics of the construction industry, Gerald Finkel

The economics of the construction industry, Gerald Finkel

Label
The economics of the construction industry
Title
The economics of the construction industry
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Finkel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The U.S. construction industry is responsible for nearly 4 percent of the nation's gross domestic product and directly employs over five million people. In this book, author Gerald Finkel provides an introductory overview of the economic aspects of the industry and surveys the historical development of building activity from earliest times to modern, market-based construction
Dewey number
338.4/769/00973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9715.U52
LC item number
F52 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The economics of the construction industry, Gerald Finkel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171) and index
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Contents
1. The Historical Development of the Construction Market -- 2. Economic Theory and the Construction Industry -- 3. An Industry Overview -- 4. Trends and Directions in the Construction Industry -- 5. Construction Statistics -- 6. Determinants of Construction Investment -- 7. The Role of Government -- 8. Productivity -- 9. Case Studies and the Union/Nonunion Productivity Question -- 10. Competition and Workplace Control -- 11. The Determination of Wages -- 12. Organized Labor and the Building Trades -- 13. Construction Industry Training -- 14. Safety Concerns -- 15. Conclusions
Control code
000012803364
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 177 p.
Isbn
9781563249860
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
96044648
Other physical details
ill.
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System control number
  • C01108359739
  • (OCoLC)35650902

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