Public procurement with unverifiable quality: The case for discriminatory competitive procedures

Unverifiable quality may affect the enforcement of procurement contracts even when the award procedure is able to select the most efficient firm in the market. In this paper, we show that a discriminatory competitive mechanism – which awards the contract on the basis of price and (firms') past...

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Volume: 145
Main Author: Albano, Gian Luigi
Cesi, Berardino
Iozzi, Alberto
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.01.2017
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 145; pp. 14 - 26
ORCID: 0000-0002-1005-215X
Data of publication: January 2017
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
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Database: Web of Knowledge
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