IPPC 6 Papers Selected for the IPPC6 Book

Book Title: International Public Procurement: Innovation and Knowledge Sharing

Editors:  Paul Davis and Khi V. Thai

This book was published by PrAcademics Press, Highland Beach, Florida, USA in 2015 International Public Procurement: Innovation and Knowledge Sharing (ISBN 0-9668864-8-8). Please contact the publisher if you wish to purchase a printed copy)

Preface

1. International Public Procurement: Innovation and Knowledge Sharing

Khi V. Thai

 Part I. Innovation in Public Procurement Profession

2. Contract Management Innovation in Public Procurement: Costa Rica ́s Experience

I. Palaco, A. Avendaño and W. Nuñez

3. The Municipal Partnering Initiative: Mixed Contracting in Local Government Procurement

D. Rauch

4. The Impact of Changing Patterns of Commercial Card Use by the U.S. Government on Governmental Efficiency and Cost Savings

R. Palmer, M. Gupta and N. Palmer

5. Defense Management Research Capacities and Topics: Blind Spots in Defense Acquisition Management

C. v. Deimling, A. H. Glas and M. Essig

6. Customers’ Preferences in Municipal Waste Services Procurement

A. Ancarani, C. D. Mauro, F. Mascali, and L. L. Marca

 Part II. Public Procurement Transparency

7. Rationalising Public Procurement of Complex Construction Projects by the Price Component Selection

P. Lahdenperä

8. Pricing for Public Purchase: A Qualitative-Empirical Analysis of Public Procurement and Price Setting Practices

M. Georgi and S. Kemmeter

9. Procurement Conspiracies and Procurement Governance: Some Lessons from Thailand

S. Khoman

10. Collaborative Public Procurement: A Comparative Review of the Indian Position with International Practices on Pooled Procurement from Competition Law Perspectives

S. Verma

11. Regulating the Pre-Procurement Phase: Context and Perspectives

W. A. Janssen

12. Construction Procurers’ Perceptions of Value for Money

W. J. Staples

PART III. Preferential Public Procurement

13.The Reform to EU Utilities Procurement: Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive?

Eleanor Aspey

14. Stages of Development towards Sustainable Public Procurement

T. Tátrai

15. Policy Implementation of Sustainable Public Procurement in China

C. Wang and X. Li

16. The Role of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in a Sustainable Public Procurement System

A. Gorczynska

 

IPPC Collection

News Release

The 8th International Public Procurement Conference

Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th August, 2018

Arusha, Tanzania

Public Procurement remains a key focus for policy makers in this time of global downturn and austerity. As such both academics and practitioners have a desire to share their research and practice in an open and transparent environment. The platform for academic discussion and practitioner engagement is provided by IPPC, which is one of the largest international public procurement conferences. Over the last 14 years, IPPC events have attracted participants from about 100 countries. The forthcoming Eighth International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC8) will take place in Arusha City in Tanzania from 8th to 10th 2018. This remarkable event will bring together about 1,000 delegates across the globe. For detailed information about IPPC8, please click here.

Best Paper Awards

There are three best paper awards, with US$2,000 for the 1st best paper, US$1,000 for the 2nd best paper, and US$500 for the 3rd best paper.

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The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions is 31st October, 2017...