Mega delusional: The curse of the megaproject

Flyvbjerg, Bent (2013) Mega delusional: The curse of the megaproject. New Scientist, Dec 2nd. pp. 28-29.

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Abstract

As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, money has become a key issue. Infrastructure work is expected to cost a budget busting $14.5 billion for each. In a show of outrage, Brazilians rioted, angered at the rising cost and scandals of these megaprojects among other things.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Please use the Related URL below to access the working paper version of this article on SSRN. Article listed on SSRN's Top Ten Download List for Infrastructure (No. 1), Top Ten for Urban Infrastructure (No. 1), Top Ten for Latin American Economics (No. 1), Top Ten for Political Economy/Development (No. 1), and Top Ten for Urban Economics & Regional Studies (No. 3).
Subject(s): Project management
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Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2013 16:45
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2017 10:21
Funders: Not applicable
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/4936

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