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Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies

Covid-19 has served as a global case study for increased discretion in public procurement, with governments worldwide making rules more flexible to increase spending, reduce the damage, and save lives. This CEPR eBook provides fascinating insights into the tension between rules and discretion in public procurement, including through several country-level case studies.

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Bandiera, O, E Bosio and G Spagnolo (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/introduction-procurement-focus-rules-discretion-and-emergencies

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Coviello, D, C Lotti and G Spagnolo (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/rules-bunching-and-discretion-emergency-procurement-evidence-earthquake

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Beuve, J (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/renegotiations-public-contracts-blessing-disguise

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Fazekas, M, S Nishchal and T Soreide (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/public-procurement-under-and-after-emergencies

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Baranek, B and V Titl (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/political-connections-public-procurement

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Detkova, P, P Pronin, and A Tkachenko (2021), “The changing perceptions of corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic in Russia“, in A Yakovlev (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/changing-perceptions-corruption-during-covid-19-pandemic-russia

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Bosio, E, M Grujicic and J Lemoine (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/complementary-regulations-improve-public-procurement

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Decarolis, F, L Giuffrida, and E Iossa (2021), “The role of buyer competence“, in V Mollisi (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/role-buyer-competence

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Gerardino, M, S Litschig and D Pomeranz (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/traditional-audit-design-may-distort-incentives

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Gallego, J, M Prem and J Vargas (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/pandemic-corruption-insights-latin-america

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Estache, A (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/procurement-during-health-crises-when-not-just-incompetence-and-corruption-matter

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Decarolis, F, C Lotti and G Spagnolo (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/emergency-procurement-and-covid-19-crisis-insights-italian-administrative-data

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Valbonesi, P (eds), Procurement in Focus: Rules, Discretion, and Emergencies, CEPR Press, London. https://cepr.org/chapters/buyers-discretion-russian-public-procurement-during-covid-19-emergency