(Construction Economics), a monthly journal of the USSR State Committee for Construction (Gosstroi). The journal has been published in Moscow since January 1959. It is intended for managerial, scientific, and engineering personnel in ministries, departments, construction organizations, design organizations, research organizations, and construction enterprises, as well as for the employees of banks that finance capital construction and for teachers at higher educational institutions and technicums.
Ekonomika stroitel’stva is devoted to problems of increasing the economic efficiency and quality of construction, shortening the time required to put production facilities into operation and to utilize production capacities, refining the system of construction management, and improving cost estimation and price determination. The journal also carries articles on the economics of labor, planning and profit-and-loss accounting in construction, and the economics of both engineering design and solutions to design problems. It encourages innovation and socialist competition by construction workers. Circulation, about 60,000 (1978).