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(Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-06-2013-0027, 2014)AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D. and SMITH, S. D., 2014. Rethinking construction cost overruns: cognition, learning and estimation. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 19 (1), pp. 38-54.Purpose: Drawing on mainstream arguments in the literature, the paper presents a coherent and holistic view on the causes of cost growth, and the dynamics between cognitive dispositions, learning and estimation. A cost ...