Plugging the Gaps’ Between Optimum Bias and Strategic Misrepresentation and Infrastructure Cost Overruns

@inproceedings{Love2011PluggingTG,
  title={Plugging the Gaps’ Between Optimum Bias and Strategic Misrepresentation and Infrastructure Cost Overruns},
  author={Peter E. D. Love},
  year={2011}
}
  • Peter E. D. Love
  • Published 2011
  • Engineering
  • Abstract Infrastructure projects regularly experience cost and schedule overruns. Research led by Flyvberg has suggested that misrepresentation and optimum bias are primary causes for overruns. While Flyvberg's research has made a significant contribution to ameliorating understanding as to why economic infrastructure projects experience overruns, it does not adequately explain why this is the case for such social infrastructure. In addressing this shortcoming, a case study is used to determine… CONTINUE READING

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