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Economics Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 710282, 7 pages
Understanding the Economics of Transportation Projects
1Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Brigham Young University, 368 Clyde Building, Provo, UT 84602, USA
2Project Engineering Consultants, Inc., 397 W. 400 N., Payson, UT 84651, USA
Received 21 March 2012; Revised 1 May 2012; Accepted 2 May 2012
Academic Editor: Thanasis Stengos
Copyright © 2012 Grant G. Schultz and Jeremy E. Searle. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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