Chapter Excerpts


Chapter 1: Overbudget & Overdue

Chapter 2: The Economic Context of Construction

Chapter 3: False Starts and Frustrated Beginnings: A History of the Industry

Chapter 4: Asymmetric Information: The Big Barrier to Change

Chapter 5: Minor Blemishes: Unions, Workers, and Government

Chapter 6: Fixing the Construction Industry: Consolidation, Intermediaries, and Innovation

Chapter 7: Practical Advice to Owners: Getting Started Now Charts and Figures


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