Economicsfor the construction and property industries by Leslie Ruddock

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Published by Polytech in Stockport .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Construction industry.,
  • Economics.

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementL. Ruddock.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9715.A2
The Physical Object
Pagination152p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20780886M
ISBN 100855050691
OCLC/WorldCa12513538

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Diagrams, self-assessment and question-and-answer sections help the reader understand the text. Construction economics is a core component of a wide range of undergraduate courses in the built environment. Consequently students need to quickly grasp the basic principles of economic theory and see how this relates to a unique and complex industry.

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