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Cost and Time Overruns in Infrastructure Projects: Extent, Causes and Remedies

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  • Ram Singh

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Various issues related to delays and cost overruns in publically funded infrastructure projects are investigated. The study is based on, by far, the largest data-set of 850 projects across seventeen infrastructure sectors. The focus is on the causal factors behind time and cost overruns. [CDE WP No. 181].

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Date of creation: Nov 2009
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Keywords: time; sectors; India; economic; political; public goods; privatization; supply; services; Delays; Cost Overruns; Time Overruns; Infrastructure; Projects; Causes; Contractual Failures; Organizational Failures; Institutional Failures;

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