In the context of MENA, escalating project costs stemmed from the concurrent inflation of the main price components of EPC therefore, to the IEA s input factors, one should add contractors margins, project risk premiums and the cost of excessive largeness, with the implication of diseconomy of scale
due to delays and cost overruns.
Conversely, the results also suggest that fishermen might be in a diseconomy of scale
situation, which can be turned around by offering bigger boats or other productive technologies.
Such a requirement would have three desirable consequences: First, it would tend to make bank executives more conservative and less daring in gambling with other people's money; second, it would put this liability of financial decision makers ahead of any taxpayer "bailout" in case of insolvency; and third, it would create a potentially powerful diseconomy of scale
within big conglomerate banks.
The main exception was the South, where segregation caused a diseconomy of scale
that made the county the default school district and required greater state control to keep blacks out of local governance.
Taking on huge debt can trigger a diseconomy of scale
and lead to economic ruin for small producers.
One possible explanation of this apparent anomaly is that the increasing economies of scope observed in public IHEs between undergraduate education and research and graduate education overwhelm the product-specific diseconomy of scale
Combined, these results suggest that there is a diseconomy of scale
in the provision of environmental services in Ontario.
A diseconomy of scale became apparent when I analyzed data from the American Hospital Association's 1982 Guide to Hospitals.
A number of known factors contribute to this diseconomy of scale, among them the greater organizational complexity in large hospitals, their more marked fluctuations in occupancy, and a heavier percentage of high-cost patients.
It is clear, then, that the diseconomy of scale we are investigating is due in part to the fact that most large hospitals are one kind of institution, metropolitan teaching, while most small hospitals are another kind, community.
12 between environmental expenditures and population size suggests a slight diseconomy of scale in the provision of environmental services.
With his garden city solution, Howard implied a diseconomy of scale in city population size.