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THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND ITS LINKAGES TO THE G HANAIAN ECONOMY-POLICES TO IMPROVE THE SECTOR’S PERFORMANCE

@inproceedings{Osei2013THECI,
  title={THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND ITS LINKAGES TO THE G HANAIAN ECONOMY-POLICES TO IMPROVE THE SECTOR’S PERFORMANCE},
  author={Victor Osei},
  year={2013}
}
The study suggests that the construction sector pla ys a leading role in the improvement of socioeconomic conditions and the built environment in ev ery country. The study revealed that the constructi on sector remains as one of the key sectors in the eco nomy in terms of its share of GDP (i.e. 9.1% for 19 932011 period) and the overall industrial output( i.e . 35.9% for 1993-2011 period). Also, the paper esti ma ed Construction Sector Index for Ghana for the first t ime and the index revealed… 

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