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The building industry and employment creation in Manila, the Philippines

Stretton, Alan William


This study examines the building industry in Manila, The Philippines, and the contribution the industry has made to economic development. Attention is focused on the effect of the industry on the eradication of urban poverty through the creation of productive employment. Because of the importance of the industry's output to economic growth and the possible labour-intensive nature of building activity, an expansion of the industry is often cited as offering a partial solution to the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1977-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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