Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?
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- Flyvbjerg, Bent & Holm, Mette Skamris & Buhl, SÃ¸ren, 2006. "Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?," University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers qt98r01936, University of California Transportation Center.
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