Boca Raton, FL, USA: PrAcademics Press, 2006


List of Contributors

  1. Advancing Public Procurement: Practices, Innovation and Knowledge-Sharing
    Khi V. Thai

Part I. Partnerships and Collaborative Procurement

  1. Organising For Collaborative Procurement: An Initial Conceptual Framework
    Elmer Bakker, Helen Walker and Christine Harland

      1. Using Agency Theory to Model Cooperative Public Purchasing 
        Clifford McCue and Eric Prier

      2. Cooperation for Tenders: Is It a Threat to Competition?
        Flóra Felsö, Barbara Baarsma and José Mulder

      3. One More Time… How to Measure Alliance Success in Conditions of Public-Private Partnering
        Sandy Chong and Guy Callender

      4. Market-Based Government: Lessons Learned from Five Cases
        William Lucyshyn

Part II. Regulations and Ethics

      1. Procurement Ethics and Innovation in UK Healthcare
        Wendy Phillips, Nigel Caldwell, Thomas Johnsen and Michael Lewis
      2. Governmental Procurement: FAR from a Competitive Process Dean E. Brunk
      1. Regulation and Deregulation in Public Procurement Law Reform in the United States
        Joshua I. Schwartz

      1. Law and Economics Analysis of the Estonian Public Procurement Act
        Ringa Raudla

Part III. Public Procurement as a Policy Tool

      1. Environmental Concerns in Swedish Local Government Procurement
        Frederik Waara and Lina Carlsson


      2. Green Award Criteria in the Most EconomicallyAdvantageous Tender in Public Purchasing
        Katriina Parikka-Alhola, Ari Nissinen and Ari Ekroos


      3. Public Procurement and Social Policy in Northern Ireland: The Unemployment Pilot Project
        Andrew Erridge and Sean Hennigan


      4. Unintended Consequences: Procurement Policy and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal
        Barbara Ann C. Allen


      5. The Use of the Purchasing Power of the State to Promote the Development of Small Businesses – The Brazilian Experience
        Rafael S. Arantes, Loreni F. Foresti and Vinício Rossetto

Part IV. Other Issues

  1. Public Procurement Reform in Developing Countries: The Uganda Experience
    Nigel Shipman and Edgar Agab
  1. Beyond Compliance: The Reform of Public Procurement Laws in Central and Eastern Europe in the Context of the Enlargement Process of the European Union
    Martin Trybus

  1. Procurement’s Value – What Are We Really Measuring?
    Andrew Kidd


  2. A Principal-Agent Analysis of Accountability in Public Procurement
    Ohad Soudry


  3. Early Public Procurement Involvement in Emerging Technologies? The Case of Tissue Engineering
    Wendy Phillips, Nigel Caldwell and Thomas Johnsen


  4. Public Purchasing Future: Buying from Multiple Suppliers
    Merijn M. Linthorst and Jan Telgen


  5. Benchmarking European Public Procurement Practices: Purchasing of "Fix-Line Telephone Services" and "Paper for Printers" 
    Laura Carpineti, Gustavo Piga, and Matteo Zanza