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Appalti pubblici e concorrenza: regolamentazione e criticità funzionali del mercato nazionale
Author/s: Giuseppe Mele 
Year:  2007 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  33 Pg. 105-137 FullText PDF:  155 KB

Public procurement and competition: regulation and functional problems of the national market - The European regulation of the public procurement markets plays a key role in promoting competition among supplying firms. The implementation at national level is not always coherent; in some cases, competitiveness is seriously limited, with negative effects on the markets structure, costs, enterprises development and general efficiency. The available data for Italy allow to examine different critical situations in some significant profiles of the national procurement market. In public works, the analysis is developed on the informative evasion to the market, the unmotivated use of the negotiated procedures and the effects of territorial segmentation of the market. As far as goods and services supplying is concerned, the e-procurement effects on the cost savings and competition are assessed. A particular focus is developed on the estimated barriers towards the small and medium firms and the manipulated use of in house providing. Jel classification: h57, l51, d82

Giuseppe Mele, in "ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE " 2/2007, pp. 105-137, DOI:


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