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International Handbook on Mega-Projects

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  • Hugo Priemus
  • Bert van Wee

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This comprehensive and accessible Handbook presents state-of-the-art research on the decision-making processes in the deliverance of mega-projects – large infrastructure projects for the transportation of people and/or goods.

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  • Hugo Priemus & Bert van Wee (ed.), 2013. "International Handbook on Mega-Projects," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14791.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eebook:14791
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