Bent Flyvbjerg

University of Oxford - Said Business School

Professor and Chair

Park End Street

Oxford, OX1 1HP

Great Britain

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1.

What You Should Know About Megaprojects and Why: An Overview

Project Management Journal, April/May 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaproject Management, Scale, Four Sublimes, Iron Law of Megaprojects, Break-Fix Model of Megaprojects, Hirschman's Principle of the Hiding Hand, Survival of the Unfittest, Tension Points

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Should We Build More Large Dams? The Actual Costs of Hydropower Megaproject Development

Energy Policy, March 2014, pp.1-14.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Department of Statistics
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Large hydropower dams, Schedule & cost estimates, Cost benefit forecasting, Reference class forecasting, Outside view

The Principle of the Malevolent Hiding Hand; or, the Planning Fallacy Writ Large

Bent Flyvbjerg and Cass R. Sunstein, 2016, "The Principle of the Malevolent Hiding Hand; or, the Planning Fallacy Writ Large," Social Research, vol. 83, no. 4, Winter, pp. 979-1004.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg and Cass R. Sunstein
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Law School
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Behavioral economics, benevolent hiding hand, malevolent hiding hand, planning fallacy, cost-benefit analysis, Albert O. Hirschman

The Principle of the Malevolent Hiding Hand; or, the Planning Fallacy Writ Large

Social Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Bent Flyvbjerg and Cass R. Sunstein
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Law School
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Hiding Hand, Malevolent Hiding Hand, unintended consequences, planning fallacy, behavioral economics

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Olympic Proportions: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Olympics 1960-2012

Saïd Business School Working Papers, Oxford: University of Oxford, 23 pp.,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg and Allison Stewart
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford
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Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?

The British Journal of Sociology, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 210-233
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?

Mark Haugaard and Stewart R. Clegg, eds., Power and Politics, Vol. 2, London: Sage, pp. 117-140
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?

British Journal of Sociology, 49:2 (1998), 210-33
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School

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Jürgen Habermas, Michel Foucault, civil society, democracy, discourse ethics, power analytics, social change

Policy and Planning for Large-Infrastructure Projects: Problems, Causes, Cures

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 578-597
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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tunnels, roads, passenger traffic, transportation infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure projects, vehicle traffic, transportation, road traffic, rail traffic, rail, passengers, rail projects, costs, traffic, rail passenger, traffic demand, road, road projects, vehicle

Policy and Planning for Large Infrastructure Projects: Problems, Causes, Cures

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3781.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Case Study

Norman K. Denzin and Yvonna S. Lincoln, eds., The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research, 4th edition, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, pp. 301-316
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research

Qualitative Inquiry, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 219-245
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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case study, case selection, critical cases, validity in case studies

Five Misunderstandings About Case-Study Research

In Clive Seale, Giampietro Gobo, Jaber F. Gubrium, and David Silverman, eds., Qualitative Research Practice: Concise Paperback Edition, London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, pp. 390-404, 2004.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School

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Table of Contents for: Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

Bent Flyvbjerg, ed., Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings, Vols. 1-2, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar; March 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Why Your IT Project May Be Riskier than You Think

Harvard Business Review, vol. 89, no. 9, pp. 601-603
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg and Alexander Budzier
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Saïd Business School
Downloads 886 (5,142)
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IT projects, decision-making, risk

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Mega Delusional: The Curse of the Megaproject

New Scientist, pp. 28-29.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Fem misforståelser om casestudiet (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research)

In Svend Brinkmann and Lene Tanggaard, eds., Kvalitative metoder, København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, pp. 463–487,
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Design by Deception: The Politics of Megaproject Approval

Harvard Design Magazine, Spring/Summer, no. 22, pp. 50-59
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 650 (10,044)
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Political Political Science: A Phronetic Approach

New Political Science, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 359-372, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2013
Sanford F. Schram, Bent Flyvbjerg and Todd Landman
Bryn Mawr College, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Essex
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Political Political Science: A Phronetic Approach

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2015
Sanford F. Schram, Bent Flyvbjerg and Todd Landman
Bryn Mawr College, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Essex
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Delusion and Deception in Large Infrastructure Projects: Two Models for Explaining and Preventing Executive Disaster

California Management Review, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 170-193
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Massimo Garbuio and Dan Lovallo
University of Oxford - Said Business School, The University of Sydney and The University of Sydney
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Project management, forecasting, cost control, strategic planning

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Quality Control and Due Diligence in Project Management: Getting Decisions Right by Taking the Outside View

International Journal of Project Management, vol. 31, no. 5, pp. 760-774, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2012.10.007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Quality control, Due diligence, Front-end management, Planning fallacy, Outside view, Forecasting, Cost–benefit analysis, Ex-post analysis, Daniel Kahneman

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Reflections on Phronetic Social Science: A Dialogue between Stewart Clegg, Bent Flyvbjerg, and Mark Haugaard

Journal of Political Power, June 2014
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg, Stewart R. Clegg and Mark Haugaard
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Technology, Sydney - School of Management and National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)
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phronesis, power, truth, domination, critique

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Why Mass Media Matter to Planning Research: The Case of Megaprojects

Journal of Planning Education and Research, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 169-181.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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mass media, planning research, media exposure, public deliberation, megaprojects, tension points, phronesis

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From Nobel Prize to Project Management: Getting Risks Right

Project Management Journal, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 5-15
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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risk management, project forecasting, forecast models

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How Planners Deal with Uncomfortable Knowledge: The Dubious Ethics of the American Planning Association

Cities, Vol. 32, pp. 157–163, DOI: 10.1016/J.CITIES.2012.10.016, 2013,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Survival of the Un-fittest: Why the Worst Infrastructure Gets Built - and What We Can Do about It

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 344–367, DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grp024,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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infrastructure, cost overruns, benefit shortfalls, cost–benefit analysis, optimism bias, agency issues, reference class forecasting

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Important Next Steps in Phronetic Social Science

Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman, and Sanford Schram, eds., Real Social Science: Applied Phronesis, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 285-297, DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511719912.016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman and Sanford F. Schram
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Essex and Bryn Mawr College - Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
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Making Social Science Matter

Georgios Papanagnou, ed., Social Science and Policy Challenges: Democracy, Values, and Capacities, Paris: UNESCO Publishing, pp. 25-56
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Cost Overruns in Large-Scale Transportation Infrastructure Projects: Explanations and Their Theoretical Embeddedness

European Journal of Transport Infrastructure Research, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 5-18
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2013
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Delft University of Technology - Department of Transport and Logistics and Delft University of Technology - Department of Transport and Logistics
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cost overruns, explanations, large-scale projects, theoretical embeddedness, transportation infrastructure

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Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?

Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 68, No. 3, pp. 279-295
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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Truth and Lies about Megaprojects

Inaugural Speech for Professorship and Chair at Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management: Delft University of Technology, 27 pp.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Procedures for Dealing with Optimism Bias in Transport Planning

London: The British Department for Transport, Guidance Document, June 2004
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Independent and Independent
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Double Whammy – How ICT Projects Are Fooled by Randomness and Screwed by Political Intent

Saïd Business School Working Papers, Oxford: University of Oxford 34 pp.,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Alexander Budzier and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaproject Policy and Planning: Problems, Causes, Cures

Summary of Dissertation for Higher Doctorate in Science, (Dr. Scient.), Aalborg: Aalborg University, 62 pp.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Transferable Knowledge: An Interview with Bent Flyvbjerg

Architectural Research Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 1, 2011, pp. 9-14
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Jan 2016
Inge Mette Kirkeby and Bent Flyvbjerg
Aalborg University and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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The Dark Side of Planning: Rationality and 'Realrationalität'

Seymour J. Mandelbaum, Luigi Mazza, and Robert W. Burchell, eds., Explorations in Planning Theory, New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research Press, 1996, pp. 383-394
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Large Transport Infrastructure Projects: Improving Institutions and Decision Making

European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2013
Bert van Wee and Bent Flyvbjerg
Delft University of Technology and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Overspend? Late? Failure? What the Data Say about IT Project Risk in the Public Sector

In Commonwealth Secretariat, ed., Commonwealth Governance Handbook 2012/13: Democracy, Development, and Public Administration, London: Commonwealth Secretariat, pp. 145-157
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2014
Alexander Budzier and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Public Sector, IT Project, Risk, Project Failure, Black Swans

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Making Sense of the Impact and Importance of Outliers in Project Management Through the Use of Power Laws

Proceedings of IRNOP (International Research Network on Organizing by Projects), At Oslo, Volume: 11, June 1, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Alexander Budzier and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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IT project management, risk, outlier, rare events, power laws

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Planning and Design of Large Infrastructure Projects

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 576-577
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Hugo Priemus and Bent Flyvbjerg
Delft University of Technology and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Phronetic Planning Research: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections

Planning Theory and Practice, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 283–306, September 2004, DOI: 10.1080/1464935042000250195. ,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Planning and Foucault: In Search of the Dark Side of Planning Theory

Philip Allmendinger and Mark Tewdwr-Jones, eds., Planning Futures: New Directions for Planning Theory, London and New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 44-62
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg and Tim Richardson
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Sheffield
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Lock-In and Its Influence on the Project Performance of Large-Scale Transportation Infrastructure Projects: Investigating the Way in Which Lock-In Can Emerge and Affect Cost Overruns

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 792-807
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Delft University of Technology - Department of Transport and Logistics and Delft University of Technology
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Report to the Independent Board Committee

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg, Tsung-Chung Kao and Alexander Budzier
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Railroad Transportation & Engineering Center (RailTEC) and University of Oxford - Saïd Business School
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Project management, cost management, schedule management, budget control, reference class forecasting

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Phronetic Organizational Research

Richard Thorpe and Robin Holt, eds., The Sage Dictionary of Qualitative Management Research, Los Angeles: Sage Publications, pp. 153-155
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Damming the Rivers of the Amazon Basin

Nature, Vol. 546, p. 363–369, June 2017 DOI:10.1038/nature22333,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
University of Texas at Austin, Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Department of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), Texas A&M University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), Duke University, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista (State of Sao Paulo University)
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Damming the Rivers of the Amazon Basin

Edgardo M. Latrubesse, Eugenio Y. Arima, Thomas Dunne, Edward Park, Victor R. Baker, Fernando M. d’Horta, Charles Wight, Florian Wittmann, Jansen Zuanon, Paul A. Baker, Camila C. Ribas, Richard B. Norgaard, Naziano Filizola, Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg & Jose C. Stevaux (2017). ,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
University of Texas at Austin, Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Department of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), University of Texas at Austin, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), Duke University, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista (State of Sao Paulo University)
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Tension Points in Real Social Science: A Response

British Journal of Sociology, vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 758–762,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman and Sanford F. Schram
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Essex and Bryn Mawr College
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Inaccuracy in Traffic Forecasts

Transport Reviews, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 1-24, DOI: 10.1080/01441640500124779
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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Different Cost Performance: Different Determinants? The Case of Cost Overruns in Dutch Transport Infrastructure Projects

Transport Policy, vol. 22, pp. 88-95
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Delft University of Technology, Delft University of Technology - Department of Transport and Logistics and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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cost overruns, infrastructure, ex-post studies, the Netherlands

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Comparison of Capital Costs per Route-Kilometre in Urban Rail

European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 17-30
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Nils Bruzelius and Bert van Wee
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Independent and Delft University of Technology
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Urban rail, turn-out capital costs, per-kilometre costs, per-station costs, cost uncertainty, financial risk

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Making Organization Research Matter: Power, Values, and Phronesis

Stewart R. Clegg, Cynthia Hardy, Thomas B. Lawrence, and Walter R. Nord, eds., The Sage Handbook of Organization Studies, 2nd edition, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, pp. 370-387
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Characteristics of Cost Overruns for Dutch Transport Infrastructure Projects and the Importance of the Decision to Build and Project Phases

Transport Policy, vol. 22, pp. 49-56, DOI:10.1016/j.tranpol.2012.04.001
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Delft University of Technology - Department of Transport and Logistics, Delft University of Technology and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Cost overruns, Transport, Infrastructure, Project phases, Netherlands

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Sustaining Non-Rationalized Practices: Body-Mind, Power, and Situational Ethics. An Interview with Hubert and Stuart Dreyfus

Praxis International, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 93-113, 1991
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Ideal Theory, Real Rationality: Habermas Versus Foucault and Nietzsche

Paper for the Political Studies Association’s 50th Annual Conference, The Challenges for Democracy in the 21st Century, London School of Economics and Political Science, 10-13 April 2000,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Cost Overruns and Demand Shortfalls in Urban Rail and Other Infrastructure

Transportation Planning and Technology, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 9-30
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Urban rail, cost underestimation, cost overrun, demand shortfall, economic risk assessment and management

Habermas y Foucault: ¿pensadores de la sociedad civil? (Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?)

Revista de Estudios Políticos, No. 104, pp. 61-86 (1999). Spanish translation by A. Elvira.,
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Habermas y Foucault: ¿pensadores de la sociedad civil? (Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?)

Estudios Sociológicos, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 295-324, 2001. Spanish translation by Lorena Murillo.,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Rationality and Power

In Scott Campbell and Susan S. Fainstein, eds., Readings in Planning Theory, 3rd edition, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 318-329, 1998
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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What Causes Cost Overrun in Transport Infrastructure Projects?

Transport Reviews, vol. 24, no. 1, January 2004, pp. 3-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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Bringing Power to Planning Research: One Researcher's Praxis Story

Journal of Planning Education and Research, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 353-366, 2002.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Geographical Variation in Project Cost Performance: The Netherlands versus Worldwide

Journal of Transport Geography, Vol. 24, pp. 324-331, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2012.03.014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2015
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Aalborg University
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Delusions of Success: Comment on Dan Lovallo and Daniel Kahneman

Harvard Business Review, Vol. 81, No.12, pp. 121-122
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Introduction: New Directions in Social Science

Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman, and Sanford Schram, eds., Real Social Science: Applied Phronesis, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-14, DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511719912.001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman and Sanford F. Schram
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Essex and Bryn Mawr College - Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
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How (In)Accurate Are Demand Forecasts in Public Works Projects? The Case of Transportation

Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 71, no. 2, pp. 131-146.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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59.

Rationalitet, intuition og krop i menneskets læreproces: Fortolkning og evaluering af Hubert og Stuart Dreyfus' model for indlæring af færdigheder (Sustaining Non-Rationalized Practices: Body-Mind, Power, and Situational Ethics: An Interview with Hubert and Stuart Dreyfus)

Department of Development and Planning Working Paper, Aalborg: Aalborg University, 107 pp. (1990)
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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60.

Planning Theory, Power and Progressive Phronesis. Reply to Stefano Moroni

Planning Theory, Vol. 9, pp.134-138, 1999
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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61.

Unsere Grossprojekte Laufen so Schlecht. Können Sie Uns Erklären, Woran Das Liegt? (Our Biggest Schemes Work Out So Badly. Can You Explain the Reason for This?) An Interview with Bent Flyvbjerg

Detail, no. 12, pp. 1360-1366
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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62.

Fem missförstånd om fallstudieforskning (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research)

Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift, Vol. 106, No. 3, pp. 185-206 (2003)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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63.

Beyond the Limits of Planning Theory: Response to My Critics

International Planning Studies, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 285–292, 2001,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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64.

Measuring Inaccuracy in Travel Demand Forecasting: Methodological Considerations Regarding Ramp Up and Sampling

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 522-530
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Travel demand forecasting, Inaccuracy of travel forecasts, Demand ramp up, Sampling for measuring inaccuracy, Bias

65.

Cinco malentendidos acerca de la investigación mediante los estudios de caso (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research)

Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Vol. 106, No. 4, pp. 33-62 (2004). Spanish translation by Maria Teresa Casado,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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66.

Kostenunterschätzung bei öffentlichen bauprojekten: fehler oder lüge? (Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?)

Planungsrundschau: Theorie, Forschung, Praxis, No. 8, pp. 15-34 (2003)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Søren L. Buhl and Mette Skamris Holm
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg University and Aalborg Municipality
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67.

Cinco equívocos sobre la investigación basada en estudios de caso (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research)

Estudios Sociológicos, vol. 23, no. 68, pp. 561-590, 2005.,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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68.

Sanning och lögn om megaprojekt (Truth and Lies about Megaprojects)

Framtider, no. 4, pp. 4-10 (2007)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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69.

Хабермас и Фуко: Теоретики Гражданского Общества (Habermas and Foucault: Thinkers for Civil Society?)

Sociological Studies, no. 2, Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences, pp. 127-136 (2000)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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70.

Arkitektur som bedrägeri: eller konsten att sälja in megaprojekt (Design by Deception: The Politics of Megaproject Approval)

Arkitekten, pp. 42-47, 2005.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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71.

Piec mitow o badaniach typu studium przypadku (Five Misunderstandings about Case Study Research)

Studia Socjologiczne, Vol. 2, No. 177, pp. 41-69
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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72.

A Perestroikan Straw Man Answers Back: David Laitin and Phronetic Political Science

Politics and Society, Vol. 32, No. 3, September 2004, pp. 389-416, DOI: 10.1177/0032329204267290
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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phronesis, Perestroika, David Laitin, philosophy of social science, context, judgment

73.

Letters to the Editor: Credibility Problem for Transit: Response to Millar

Journal of the American Planning Association, Autumn 2005, Vol. 71, No. 4, p. 452, DOI: 10.1080/01944360508976715
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg, Søren L. Buhl and Mette Skamris Holm
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg University and Aalborg Municipality
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74.

Inaccuracy in Traffic Forecasts: Part 2

Expressways and Motorways, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 56-64. Japanese translation by the publisher (2007)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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75.

Кейс-Стади В Контексте Качественно-Количественной Проблематики (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research: Part 2)

Sociologhicheskye Issledovanya, no. 9, pp. 15-19. Russian translation by the publisher (2004)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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76.

Inaccuracy in Traffic Forecasts: Part 1

Expressways and Motorways, vol. 50, no. 10, pp. 56-65. Japanese translation by the publisher (2007)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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77.

Response to Todd Landman

Political Studies Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 189-190, DOI: 10.1111/j.1478-9302.2008.00153.x
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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78.

О Недоразумениях, Связанных С Кейс - Стади (Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research: Part 1)

Sociologhicheskye Issledovanya, no. 4, pp. 110-120. Russian translation by Nikolai V. Romanovsky (2005)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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79.

Decision Making and Major Transport Infrastructure Projects: The Role of Project Ownership

Hickman, R., Givoni, M., Bonilla, D. & Banister, D. (eds.). Handbook on Transport and Development, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 380-393. 2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Chantal C. Cantarelli and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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cost overrun, transport infrastructure, project ownership, project financing, decision-making, cost forecasting

80.

Tasarımla Aldatmak: Megaproje Kabullerinin Ardındaki Siyaset (Design by Deception: The Politics of Megaproject Approval)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Bent Flyvbjerg and Gülçin Tunç (translator)
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Uludag University
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Design, project management, megaprojects, Frank Gehry, Jorn Utzon, deception

81.

Sottostima dei costi dei progetti di opere pubbliche: errore casuale o intenzionale? (Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?)

Archivio di studi urbani e regionali, no. 82, Milano: Franco Angeli, pp. 1-28.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette Skamris Holm and Søren L. Buhl
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg Municipality and Aalborg University
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83.

Underskattade kostnader i infrastrukturprojekt: felräkning eller lögn? (Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?)

Plan, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 8-11.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg, Søren L. Buhl and Mette Skamris Holm
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg University and Aalborg Municipality
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84.

Perché un progetto IT può essere più rischioso di quanto si creda (Why Your IT Project May Be Riskier than You Think)

Harvard Business Review Italy, pp. 6-8.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg and Alexander Budzier
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Saïd Business School
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85.

En censureret students eventyr (Adventures of a Censored Student)

In Sven Illeris, ed., Danske Geografiske Forskere, Roskilde: Roskilde Universitetsforlag, pp. 439-455
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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86.

Рациональность и Власть (Rationality and Power)

Sociological Studies, Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 1. Russian translation by the publisher (2006)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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87.

Reference Class Forecasting for Hong Kong's Major Roadworks Projects

Bent Flyvbjerg, Chi-keung Hon, and Wing Huen Fok, 2016, "Reference Class Forecasting for Hong Kong’s Major Roadworks Projects," Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers 169, November, Issue CE6, pp. 17-24, doi/10.1680/jcien.15.00075.,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg, CK Hon and WH Fok
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Advisian - Hong Kong Office
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88.

Do Classics Exist in Megaproject Management? (Introduction)

Bent Flyvbjerg, and J. Rodney Turner, 2017, "Do Classics Exist in Megaproject Management?", introduction to special issue on classics in megaproject management, International Journal of Project Management, published online July 31, DOI 10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.07.006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg and John Rodney Turner
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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89.

Did Megaproject Research Pioneer Behavioral Economics? The Case of Albert O. Hirschman

Bent Flyvbjerg, 2017, "Did Megaproject Research Pioneer Behavioral Economics? The Case of Albert O. Hirschman", in Bent Flyvbjerg, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management (Oxford: Oxford University Press), Chapter 8, pp. 155-193
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaprojects, behavioral economics, behavioral science, ignorance, creative error, the principle of the Hiding Hand, Albert O. Hirschman, megaproject management, project management, program management, decision making, cost-benefit analysis, welfare economics, risk management

90.

Does Infrastructure Investment Lead to Economic Growth or Economic Fragility? Evidence from China

Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier, and Daniel Lunn, 2016, 'Does Infrastructure Investment Lead to Economic Growth or Economic Fragility? Evidence from China,' Oxford Review of Economic Policy, vol. 32, no. 3, autumn, pp. 360–390. DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/grw022.,
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Department of Statistics
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infrastructure, economic growth, fragility, investment theory, China, transport, cost overruns, benefit shortfalls, cost–benefit analysis, optimism bias

91.

Big Is Fragile: Why the UK Government Should Not Approve the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station

Petroleum Review, Vol. 70, No. 834, pp. 37-40, July 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Atif Ansar and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Nuclear Power, Energy, Finance, Economics, Investment Fragility, Viability

92.

The Oxford Olympics Study 2016: Cost and Cost Overrun at the Games

Said Business School WP 2016-20
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg, Allison Stewart and Alexander Budzier
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Saïd Business School
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Olympic Games, Olympics, cost, cost overrun, megaprojects, megaevents, megaproject management, economics, finance, strategic planning, urban planning, Rio 2016, IOC, Summer Games, Winter Games

93.

How to Get Your Business Case Right, by Using Kahneman's Outside View

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Business case development, business administration, management, project management, behavioral economics, quality assurance, de-biasing, Daniel Kahneman

94.

The Fallacy of Beneficial Ignorance: A Test of Hirschman's Hiding Hand

World Development, Vol. 84, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Albert O. Hirschman, the principle of the Hiding Hand, ignorance, behavioral economics, management, development

95.

Erfaringer Fra 1.471 It-Projekter (Experience from 1,471 IT Projects)

Bent Flyvbjerg and Bjørn Rothaus, 2012, "Erfaringer fra 1.471 IT-projekter," in Risk Management Håndbogen, Forlaget Andersen,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Project management, information technology management, cost overrun

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Aristotle, Foucault, and Progressive Phronesis: Outline of an Applied Ethics for Sustainable Development

Planning Theory, no. 7-8, Summer-Winter 1992, pp. 65-83.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Aristotle, Foucault, phronesis, applied ethics, sustainable development

97.

The Project Interview

Project Magazine, April 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Major project management, project management, benefit shortfalls, cost overruns, schedule overruns, optimism bias, strategic misrepresentation, reference class forecasting, incentive alignment

98.

Introduction: The Iron Law of Megaproject Management

Bent Flyvbjerg, 2017, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management, Oxford University Press, Chapter 1, pp. 1-18.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 May 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaprojects, scaling, infrastructure, megaproject management, management, decision making, cost-benefit analysis, cost overruns, benefit shortfalls, optimism bias, strategic misrepresentation

99.

Big is Fragile: An Attempt at Theorizing Scale

Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier, and Daniel Lunn, 2017, "Big Is Fragile: An Attempt at Theorizing Scale," in Bent Flyvbjerg, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management (Oxford: Oxford University Press), Chapter 4, pp. 60-95.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 May 2017
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Department of Statistics
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Megaprojects, megaproject management, project management, fragility, scaling, economies of scale, cost overruns, schedule overruns, benefit shortfalls, cost-benefit analysis, welfare economics, debt management, large dams, hydroelectricity

100.

Table of Contents for: The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management

Bent Flyvbjerg, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaproject management, management, strategic management, strategic planning, megaproject planning, planning, infrastructure, policy, project management, China, decision making, behavioral economics, innovation, megaevents, emerging economies, stakeholder management, privatization, private finance

101.

Hitch-Hiking Kan Sikre Co2-Reduktioner! (Policy 'Hitch-Hiking' May Ensure CO2-Reductions)

Søren Tholstrup, Bent Flyvbjerg, and Jakob Høj, "'Hitch-hiking' kan sikre CO2-reduktioner!" (Policy "Hitch-Hiking" May Ensure CO2-Reductions). Stads- og Havneingeniøren, vol. 94, no. 12, December 2003, pp. 34-36. ,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Urban planning, city management, urban transportation, sustainability, traffic and the environment

102.

Ending the Flood of Megadams

Bent Flyvbjerg and Atif Ansar, 2014, "Ending the Flood of Megadams," The Wall Street Journal, March 18.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg and Atif Ansar
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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energy policy, energy planning, dams, hydroelectric power, development policy, development planning, management, planning

103.

Good Practice Lessons from the Urban Traffic Project, Denmark

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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sustainable transportation, transportation, environment, urban planning, transportation planning

104.

Tension Points: Learning to Make Social Science Matter

Critical Policy Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman and Sanford F. Schram
University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Essex and Bryn Mawr College
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Future of social science, phronesis, phronetic social science, tension points, contestable knowledge, megaprojects, Olympic Games, London 2012

105.

Misrepresentation Drives Projects

Bent Flyvbjerg, "Misrepresentation Drives Projects." Engineering News-Record, January 5, 2004, p. 87
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Megaprojects, project management, project finance, cost overrun, benefit shortfalls

106.

Big Decisions, Big Risks: Improving Accountability in Mega Projects

Nils Bruzelius, Bent Flyvbjerg, and Werner Rothengatter, "Big Decisions, Big Risks: Improving Accountability in Mega Projects," International Review of Administrative Sciences, vol. 64, no. 3, September 1998, pp. 423-440
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Nils Bruzelius, Bent Flyvbjerg and Werner Rothengatter
Independent, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Karlsruhe
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risk, accountability, megaprojects, transportation, infrastructure investments, decision making, transparency, performance specifications, regulatory regimes, risk capital

107.

Aristotle, Foucault and Progressive Phronesis: Outline of an Applied Ethics of Sustainable Development

in Jean Hillier and Patsy Healey, eds., Critical Essays in Planning Theory, vol. 2, Political Economy, Diversity, and Pragmatism. London: Ashgate, 2008, pp. 65-83
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Aristotle, Foucault, phronesis, applied ethics, sustainability, sustainable development

108.

Case Studiet Som Forskningsmetode (The Case Study as Research Method)

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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kvalitativ metode, socialvidenskab, Case study, mixed methods

109.

Lager Veiplanleggere Ærligere Prognoser Enn Jernbaneplanleggere? (Do Road Planners Produce More 'Honest Numbers' than Rail Planners?)

Plan 3-4, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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110.

Response to Phil Hodkinson

British Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 72, part 3, September 2002, pp. 452-453
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 10 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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111.

Foreword to Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa: The Planner in Dirty Shoes

Flyvbjerg, Bent, 2014, "Foreword," in James Duminy, Jørgen Andreasen, Fred Lerise, Nancy Odendaal, and Vanessa Watson, eds., Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa: The Planner in Dirty Shoes (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. xiii-xv.,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Planning, Urban Planning, City Management, Regional Management

112.

Mega-Projects' Cost Performance and Lock-In: Problems and Solutions

Hugo Priemus and Bert van Wee, eds., International Handbook on Mega-Projects, Cheltenham, Uk and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Chantal C. Cantarelli and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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113.

Five Misunderstandings about Case Study Research, Corrected

Maggi Savin-Baden and Claire Howell Major, eds., Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 165-166
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Do Road Planners Produce More ‘Honest Numbers’ than Rail Planners? An Analysis of Accuracy in Road‐Traffic Forecasts in Cities versus Peripheral Regions

Transport Reviews, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 537-555, 2006, DOI: 10.1080/01441640500532005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Petter Naess, Bent Flyvbjerg and Søren L. Buhl
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Aalborg University
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115.

Over Budget, Over Time, Over and Over Again: Managing Major Projects

Peter W. G. Morris, Jeffrey K. Pinto, and Jonas Söderlund, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Project Management, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 321-344, 2013, DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199563142.003.0014,
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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116.

Policy and Planning for Large-Infrastructure Projects: Problems, Causes, and Curses

Thomas L. Harper, Michael Hibbard, Heloisa Costa, and Anthony Gar-On Yeh, eds., Dialogues in Urban Regional Planning, vol. 4, New York: Routledge, pp. 223-248
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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117.

Why Mass Media Matter and How to Work with Them: Phronesis and Megaprojects

Bent Flyvbjerg, Todd Landman, and Sanford Schram, eds., Real Social Science: Applied Phronesis, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 95-121, 2012, DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511719912.008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Other Papers (6)

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1.

Projects, Power, and Politics: A Conversation with Bent Flyvbjerg

Projects, Power, and Politics: A Conversation with Bent Flyvbjerg - Interview conducted by Jesper Pagh and Malene Freudendal-Pedersen Twentyfirst, no. 3, pp. 62-75, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 May 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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2.

More on the Dark Side of Planning: Response to Richard Bolan

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Forecasting, professional ethics, planning, policy, management

3.

Megaprojects and Risk: A Conversation with Bent Flyvbjerg

Critical Planning, vol. 11, pp. 51-63, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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The High Price of Rebuilding Iraq

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Said Business School
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5.

Why Do Projects Fail?

Bent Flyvbjerg and Alexander Budzier, 2015, "Why Do Projects Fail?", Project Magazine, Summer.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Alexander Budzier and Bent Flyvbjerg
University of Oxford - Saïd Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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project management, project planning, planning, management

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Response to Remington

Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 69, no. 1, p. 83, 2003
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Bent Flyvbjerg, Søren L. Buhl and Mette Skamris Holm
University of Oxford - Said Business School, Aalborg University and Aalborg Municipality
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