The Stabilization of the building market in Canada

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ConferenceProceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Building Economics: 18 July 1984, Ottawa, Ont. Canada
Pages11320; # of pages: 94
Subjectconstruction technology; national economy; projects; government policies; construction instability; national energy policy; stabilization measures; economie nationale; projet; politique gouvernementale
AbstractAlmost ten years ago the Economic Council of Canada examined the problem of fluctuating levels of construction work performed in the country and made recommendations designed to bring more stability in construction. Few of these recommendations were followed. This paper examines the problem of construction instability in Canada in recent years. Effects of cancellation or postponement of megaprojects in the energy field on construction activity are analyzed. The impact of various government interventions to counteract the recent downturn in building activity is discussed. Some general conclusions are drawn.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number23623
NPARC number20378788
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