Economics Of Public Procurement

Hardcover | April 15, 2007

EditorK.V. Thai, Gustavo Piga

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This volume explores all aspects of contemporary public procurement theory, examining managing risk in procurement, collusion in procurement, efficiency in procurement, transparency in procurement, and auction design.

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This volume explores all aspects of contemporary public procurement theory, examining managing risk in procurement, collusion in procurement, efficiency in procurement, transparency in procurement, and auction design.

GUSTAVO PIGA is Professor of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, and Managing Editor of the Rivista di Politica Economica. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of EUROMTS Ltd. and EC and OECD expert on Public Procurement. He is the author of Derivatives in Public Debt Management.KHI V. THAI specializes in pub...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:April 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230520863

ISBN - 13:9780230520868

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Preface--G.Piga & Khi V. Thai * PART I: MANAGING RISK IN PROCUREMENT * Public Procurement under Limited Liability--A.R.Engel & A.Wambach * Bid Average Methods in Procurement--G.Spagnolo, G.Albano & M.Bianchi * PART II: COLLUSION IN PROCUREMENT * Combinatorial Procurement Auctions: A Collusion Remedy?--A.Lunander & J-E.Nilsson * Auction Formats and Award Rules in Swedish Procurement Auctions--S.Lundberg * PART III: EFFICIENCY IN PROCUREMENT * On the Economics of Subcontracting--A.Wambach & G.von Grawert-May * Efficiency of Procurement Procedures for Medical Devices--C.Guccio, G.Pignataro & I.Rizzo * PART IV: TRANSPARENCY IN PROCUREMENT * Reputation-Based Governance of Public Works--L.Picci * Why Do Transparent Public Procurement and Corruption Go Hand in Hand?--R.Coppier & G.Piga * PART V: AUCTION DESIGN * Environmental Issues in Public Procurement: How Much De-centralization?--A.D'Amato * Optimal Information Releasing in Multidimensional Public Procurement--N.Doni