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Chang, C-Y (2005) Recent development of uk construction products sector: evidence from microdata. In: Khosrowshahi, F (Ed.), Proceedings 21st Annual ARCOM Conference, 7-9 September 2005, London, UK. Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Vol. 2, 971–9.
- Type: Conference Proceedings
- Keywords: construction products sector; industry analysis; concentration ratio; capital intensity; productivity
- ISBN/ISSN: 0 902896 93 8
- URL: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/ar2005-0971-0979_Chang.pdf
Construction products sector is an important pillar of the UK economy. Under the UK government's productivity agenda, how to raise the productivity of this sector therefore becomes an issue of significance. Before exploring the productivity drivers of this sector, a systematic understanding of its industry structure is essential. The characterisation of this sector will be shown in this research from different dimensions, average size of enterprise, capital intensity and concentration ratios. These results characterise the features of the constituent industries of construction products sector and can be a useful basis for exploring productivity performance of this sector in the further studies.