LEMA, N. and PRICE, A., 1998. An analysis of the Tanzanian construction industry macro-economic performance trends over a 25-year period: 1969-1993. IN: Proceedings of 1998 1st International Conference of CIB-TG29 Construction in Developing Countries task group, Arusha, Tanzania, 21-23 September 1998, pp.28-43.
This paper presents a detailed analysis of examination of the macro performance of the Tanzania construction industry based on the hypothesis that performance has generally been deteriorating. Analysis has been based on construction output, contribution to the economic growth, productivity, and creation of employment has been made over a considerable period of 25 years from 1969 to 1993. The analysis was based on data collected from Tanzania and data extracted from various international statistical publications. Further, comparisons were made with performance trends of selected economies in the region as well as international trends. [Continues.]