TABLE OF CONTENTS

  Preface  v
  List of Contributors  vi
1. Introduction
Khi V. Thai
 1

Part I. Public Procurement Systems

 20
2. Public Procurement and the Private Business Sector: Evidence from Firm-Level Data
Tania Ghossein, Asif M. Islam and Federica Saliola
 21
3. Public Procurement Systems: A Comparative Study of Ireland and Saudi Arabia
Dhafer Al Ahmari and Paul Davis
 56
4. Effects of Governance Structures on Sustainability- Oriented Supplier Behavior: Analysis of National Action Plans and Their Effects in Public Procurement
Andreas H. Glas, Julian Gaus, Michael Essig
 85

Part 2. Public Procurement Methods and Strategies

 103
5. Detecting Bid-Rigging in the “Big Data Era”
Paolo Buccirossi, Giulia Di Pierro and Luca Giangregorio
 104
6. Alternative Approach to Public Procurement: Selling Put Options via Electronic Auction
Matias Huhtilainen
 124
7. The Numbers Tell the Tale: A Spend Analysis in Five Government Procuring and Disposing Entities in Uganda
Charles Ndandiko, David N. Kiyingi, Francis Ssennoga and Roel van Weert
 145
8. Adoption of Force Account Mechanism in Road Maintenance Works’ Procurements: Stakeholders’ Opinions in Uganda
Faith Mbabazi and Godfrey Mugurusi
 167
9. The Desirability and Feasibility of Developing Sustainability Index for Public Procurement
Edward Schwerin, Eric Prier and Clifford McCue
 181
10. Improvements In Services Contracting: The Defense Department’s Implementation Of Performance-Based Services Acquisition
William Lucyshyn and John Rigilano
 211

Part 3. Use of Literature Review for Procurement Research

 229
11. Performance Expectations Gap in Public Works Contracts: A Theoretical Review
Charles Kalinzi, Joseph Ntayi, Moses Muhwezi and Levi Kabagambe
 230
12. An Exploratory Literature Review across Scientific Silos on Public Procurement
Timo Kivistö and Veli Matti Virolainen
 260
13. A Framework For Collaborative Public Procurement (CPP): Developed From An International Survey
Andrea Patrucco, Christine Harland, Jane Lynch, Tunde Tatrai, and Jan Telgen
 285

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News Release

The 9th International Public Procurement Conference

Thursday – Saturday, October 3-5, 2024
Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates

Public procurement is both a science and an art, and requires knowledge and analytical skills, and keen judgment. As such both academics and practitioners have a desire to share their research and practice in and open and transparent environment. The 9th International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC9) will take place at the Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates, October 3-5, 2024. For detailed IPPC9 information, including submissions deadlines for paper proposals and full papers, best paper awards, registration fees and hotels


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Call for Paper Proposal

We would like to invite your submission of paper proposals for the 9th International Public Procurement Conference to be held in at the Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates, October 3-5, 2024.

October 3-5, 2024, Umm Al Quwain University, United Arab Emirates

Deadline for paper proposal submissions

20th December 2023

Notification of acceptance of paper proposals

31st December 2023

Closing date for full paper submissions

30th June 2024

Notification of acceptance of full papers

31st July 2024

Please visit https://ippa.org/ippc9 for information about research topics, paper reviews, publication venues, and best paper awards

Paper Preparation Guidelines. The general format of the manuscript should be as follows....

The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions (IPPC9) is 20th December 2023