Supporting Social Considerations Through Public Procurement: A Legal Perspective
Martin Trybus, Gustavo Piga and Tünde Tatrai “Colloquium/Supporting social considerations via public procurement” in Gustavo Piga and Tünde Tatrai (eds.) Public Procurement Policy (Routledge: London and New York, 2016) 9-21
6 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Date Written: October 18, 2016
This paper argues that, subject to certain exceptions, public procurement law at national, European or international level should generally not aim to promote social considerations because this compromises the primary objective of effective procurement and the related objectives of value for money, competition, non-discrimination, and transparency.
Keywords: Public procurement, social considerastions, regulation
JEL Classification: K32, H57
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