Extempore Observations on Bid-Rigging in Public Procurement: Towards a Virtuous Circle of Detection, Punishment and Compliance
3 Pages Posted: 22 May 2018
Date Written: May 8, 2018
Bid-rigging in public procurement is a particularly serious infringement of competition law. New economic and algorithmic tools can effectively complement the existing enforcement mechanisms to ensure that a virtuous circle of detection, enforcement and compliance is triggered. This short paper sets out a few propositions for further reflection and research in this area.
Keywords: antitrust, bid-rigging, public procurement, enforcement
JEL Classification: K12
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