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Multi-actor and multi-criteria analysis in evaluating mega-projects

In: International Handbook on Mega-Projects


  • Cathy Macharis
  • Peter Nijkamp


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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  • Cathy Macharis & Peter Nijkamp, 2013. "Multi-actor and multi-criteria analysis in evaluating mega-projects," Chapters, in: Hugo Priemus & Bert van Wee (ed.), International Handbook on Mega-Projects, chapter 11, pages 242-266, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:14791_11

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    3. Cathy Macharis, 2007. "Multi-criteria Analysis as a Tool to Include Stakeholders in Project Evaluation: The MAMCA Method," Chapters, in: Elvira Haezendonck (ed.), Transport Project Evaluation, chapter 5, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    1. Macharis, Cathy & Bernardini, Annalia, 2015. "Reviewing the use of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for the evaluation of transport projects: Time for a multi-actor approach," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 177-186.
    2. Ward, E. John & Dimitriou, Harry T. & Dean, Marco, 2016. "Theory and background of multi-criteria analysis: Toward a policy-led approach to mega transport infrastructure project appraisal," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 21-45.

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