1. Minority Business Development: "Is It a Regulatory Requirement?"
    A. Geter

  2. Environmentally Preferable Procurement: Greening U.S. State Government Fleets
    D. Rahm and J. D. Coggburn

  3. The Government’s Role in Aiding Small Business Federal Subcontracting Programs 
    in the United States

    M. Clark, III, C. Moutray, and R. Saade

  4. A State’s Systematic Innovations Provide Socio-Economic Opportunities
    K. Hartley


  1. COTS Foundations: Essential Background and Terminology
    S. J. F. Baron

  2. Public Procurement for All: An Analysis of the United Nations System
    T. Sakane

  3. Public Sector Ethics and Contract Compliance Audits
    K. Sangster and J. Venti

  4. Tender Manipulation: Large Firms andInfrastructure Contracts
    T. Søreide

  5. Integrating Integrity and Procurement: The United Nations Convention against Corruption 
    and the UNCITRAL Model Procurement Law

    C. R. Yukins

  6. Reputational Commitments and Collusion in Procurement 
    G. Calzolari and G. Spagnolo

  7. Favoritism in public procurement: evidence from Sweden
    A. Hyytinen, S. Lundberg and O. Toivanen

  8. Grounds for Exclusion in Public Procurement: Measures in The Fight Against Corruption in European Union
    T. M. Arnáiz


  1. E-Procurement at Work: A Practical Experience in Italy
    P. Giacalone, I. Manduchi and R. Gobbi

  2. How E-Government May Enhance Public Procurement?
    M. Corsi, A. Gumina and D. Ciriaci

  3. Reasons and Opportunities for Introducing a Government Procurement Card in Italy 
    E. Morley-Fletcher

  4. The Web-Based Core Competency Profile Assessment Tool
    C. S. Post and M. L. Brunette

  5. Role of ICT in Diminishing Collusion in Procurement 
    M. O. de Almeida

  6. Manipulating Soft Performance Indicators in Public Procurement 
    F. Dini and G. Spagnolo


  1. The Relationship between Contract Administration Problems and Contract Type
    B. Davison and R. J. Sebastian

  2. Sustainable Procurement: Emerging Issues 
    H. Walker and W. Phillips

  3. Outsourced Procurement Training for Defence in Australia 
    R. Doyle

  4. Procurement Transformation in Canada and the United Kingdom 
    M. Sykes and T. Hartley


  1. Oral Communication Capabilities of Governmental Purchasers in the USA 
    R. O. Large, C. Giménez and D. T. McCarthy

  2. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): A Public Procurement Best Practice 
    That Has Global Application
    J. R. Miller

  3. Collaborating on Procurement as a Shared Service 669
    J. G. Murray, P. G Rentell and D. Geere

  4. Public Private Partnerships as Modes of Procuring Public Infrastructure 
    and Service Delivery in Developing Countries: Lessons from Uganda 

    N. Charles

  5. Managing across Multiple Boundaries: Preliminary Findings from an Exploratory Study of PFI 
    Procurement Processes
    J. Zheng, M. Lewis, J. Roehrich, and H. Walker

  6. Emergency Contracting for Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans Gulf Area 
    M. M. D. Johnson

  7. Joint Bidding in Procurement 
    G. L. Albano, G. Spagnolo and M. Zanza

  8. Innovation-Promoting Public Procurement 
    S.-E. Hargeskog

  9. Design of Reasonable Multidimensional Auctions under Regulator Ignorance 
    P. A. Mori

  10. Supporting Facilities Management of Public Procurement: A Multicriteria 
    Approach to Sourcing Strategies in Health Sector
    A. Ancarani, G. Capaldo and T. Allegra

  11. Purchase-of-Service Contracting in Estonia 
    V. Lember and K. A. Kriz

  12. Public Procurement and Competition 
    L. Fiorentino

  13. Public Procurement Procedures 
    C. Csaba

  14. Using a Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Tool in Public Purchasing 
    J. M. Smith

  15. Public Procurement and International Trade Agreements: Smaller Developing Economy Considerations from a Caricom Perspective
    S. Gayle-Sinclair

  16. The Use o Economic Pricing Models in Government Procurement 
    R. G. Rhodd, G. Scott and K. V. Thai

  17. "Build It or Not": Normative and Positive Theories of Public-Private Partnerships 
    D. Martimort and J. Pouyet

  18. Building and Managing Facilities for Public Services
    J. Bennett and E. Iossa

IPPC Collection

News Release

The 8th International Public Procurement Conference

Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th August, 2018

Arusha, Tanzania

Public Procurement remains a key focus for policy makers in this time of global downturn and austerity. As such both academics and practitioners have a desire to share their research and practice in an open and transparent environment. The platform for academic discussion and practitioner engagement is provided by IPPC, which is one of the largest international public procurement conferences. Over the last 14 years, IPPC events have attracted participants from about 100 countries. The forthcoming Eighth International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC8) will take place in Arusha City in Tanzania from 8th to 10th 2018. This remarkable event will bring together about 1,000 delegates across the globe. For detailed information about IPPC8, please click here.

Best Paper Awards

There are three best paper awards, with US$2,000 for the 1st best paper, US$1,000 for the 2nd best paper, and US$500 for the 3rd best paper.

Paper Preparation Guidelines. The general format of the manuscript should be as follows....

The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions is 31st October, 2017...