Megaprojects and Regional Development: Pathologies in Project Planning

  title={Megaprojects and Regional Development: Pathologies in Project Planning},
  author={Thomas I. Gunton},
  journal={Regional Studies},
  pages={505 - 519}
  • T. Gunton
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • Regional Studies
G UNTON T. (2003) Megaprojects and regional development: pathologies in project evaluation, Reg. Studies 37 , 505-519. Post-project assessments are essential for understanding the strengths and weaknesses of regional development planning. Unfortunately, assessments of projects involving private sector participants that compare pre-project forecasts to post-project outcomes are rare because the necessary data are usually not publicly available. This paper helps fill this void in the literature… Expand
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