Review of research trend in international construction projects: A bibliometric analysis

Wahyudi P. Utama, Ping Chuen Chan, Hafiz Zahoor, Ran Gao

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Utama, Albert P.C. Chan, Hafiz Zahoor and Ran Gao. This paper presents the latest research development in international construction project (ICP) domain from 1995 to 2014 as revealed in the construction management related journals. A systematic document retrieval method was employed to collect relevant articles. The identified papers were analyzed by using bibliometric analysis comprising the investigation of the number of publication, the main originators of the research contributions, their affiliations, the most cited papers, and the sources of research funding as well as the research methods used. Ninety-eight relevant articles obtained from 12 major journals associated with construction management studies were successfully assessed. The results show an upward trend with some fluctuations during the period and the bibliometric information of ICP studies was successfully presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-82
Number of pages12
JournalConstruction Economics and Building
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


  • Bibliometric
  • International construction project
  • Research trend
  • Review

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • General Business,Management and Accounting


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