Abnormally lowest bids in public construction works

Karacan, Hulusi Volkan
The purpose of this thesis is to determine the importance of abnormally low tenders for Turkey, understand the problems created by abnormally low tenders, find reasons of them, develop various methods in reducing abnormally low tender problem and determine the most appropriate method. In this thesis, reasons of abnormally low tenders in Europe and Turkey were investigated. Various recommendations were developed for solving the problem and validity of these solutions was investigated. Different results were obtained due to the different social structure of countries. Besides, abnormally low tender evaluation questionnaire was used to find reasons of abnormally low tenders in Turkey. This questionnaire reached to 430 firms or people and by detailed analysis of questionnaire, reasons of abnormally low tenders were found out and some solution methods were proposed.


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Citation Formats
H. V. Karacan, “Abnormally lowest bids in public construction works,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2008.