Best Books on Construction Economics

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Construction Economics, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Construction Economics Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Construction Economics below.

1."Construction Management and Finance" by Abebe Dinku
“Construction Management and Finance” Book Review: This book serves as a textbook for civil engineering students in Ethiopian universities. It provides an introduction to the civil engineering profession and covers construction scheduling and planning techniques. It includes topics such as least cost scheduling and resource leveling, network scheduling, and program evaluation and review techniques. The book also discusses financial project appraisal and sources of financing for large development projects. Additionally, it contains an appendix with a simple first-aid procedure and explains the Code of Professional Ethics of the Ethiopian Association of Civil Engineers in Appendix B.

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2."Construction Economics: A New Approach" by Danny Myers
“Construction Economics: A New Approach” Book Review: This book is specifically written for students studying construction management and civil engineering. It focuses on the economy and construction markets and is divided into three parts. The first part explores the efficient utilization of resources, including topics like resource allocation, costs, clients, and different market structures. The second part discusses the importance of protecting the environment and achieving economic growth that benefits everyone. It covers government policies, adapting to climate change, and reducing costs. The book contains helpful tables and figures to aid in understanding the concepts, as well as a glossary, government strategies, and references.

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3."Economic Theory and the Construction Industry" by Patricia M Hillebrandt
“Economic Theory and the Construction Industry” Book Review: This book is created for students studying construction management and engineers working in this field. It explores the practical use of economic theory in construction and provides an understanding of how construction firms and the industry operate. It explains how the industry produces and sets prices for its products. The book introduces innovative procurement methods and discusses the economics of rehabilitation demand. It also addresses technology challenges faced by developing countries and covers decision-making within construction firms.

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4."Construction Economics: An Introduction (Building and Surveying Series)" by Stephen Gruneberg
“Construction Economics: An Introduction (Building and Surveying Series)” Book Review: This book focuses on the economics of construction and covers three main areas. It begins with an introduction to the economics of construction, discussing the historical context, the relationship between construction and the economy, and supply and demand in the construction industry. The second part explores the economics of construction firms, including topics like costs, revenues, pricing, markets, basic accounting concepts, and planning and control of projects. The final section covers project appraisal, including feasibility studies, financial appraisal, and cost-benefit analysis.

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