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|Title:||Building Egypt 1 – a general indicator cost index for the Egyptian construction industry|
|Author(s):||Amr A.G. Hassanein, (Department of Construction Engineering, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt), Bahaee N.L. Khalil, (Department of Construction Engineering, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt)|
|Citation:||Amr A.G. Hassanein, Bahaee N.L. Khalil, (2006) "Building Egypt 1 – a general indicator cost index for the Egyptian construction industry", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 13 Iss: 5, pp.463 - 480|
|Keywords:||Construction industry, Egypt, Management accounting, Pricing, Project management|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/09699980610690747 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The aim of this article is to develop a cost index to serve as a price indicator for the Egyptian construction industry.
Design/methodology/approach – The model (Egypt 1 indices) developed for building the indices in this paper has been derived based on the “
Findings – Validation of Egypt 1 indices numbers produced in this paper showed that each index does indeed represent the respective type of building for which it was computed. Further, the analysis of Egypt 1 indices compared to the
Originality/value – This research has the potential to introduce the use of construction cost indices and to put these into practice. This should help aid contractors and other construction parties operating in Egypt with an adequate tool for pricing and estimation of projects.
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