1-1. Finding Optimal Procurement Strategies under Risks
Alexander S. Belenky

1-2. Security Instability and Rural Road Financing: Evidence from Nepal
Radia Benamghar and Atsushi Iimi

1-3. Government Clouds: Experiences and Risk Management
Luigi R. F. Sciusco

1-4. Is UNCITRAL Model Law in Procurement of Goods, Construction and Services a SuitableLegal Model to “All” States? – Case of Afghanistan
Ewa Suwara

1-5. Evolving Roles of Procurement Intelligence and Public Procurement Facilitate the Successful Delivery of a Natural Disaster Restoration Infrastructure Program
Abraham Ninan and Tony Plucknett


2-1. Small but Not Too Much! Evaluating Small and Medium Enterprises’ Performance in the Italian Government’s e-Marketplace
G. L. Albano , F. Antellini Russo, G. Castaldi and R. Zampino

2-2. Government Purchasing: Taking Procurement Card Programs to the Next Level
Steven Michael Demel

2-3. How Businesses Benefit the Most from E-Procurement: A Dutch Architectural Approach
Kornelis Drijfhout

2-4. Pan-European Interoperable Electronic Public Procurement: Enabling Its Implementation within the European Union Institutions, Agencies and Other Bodies, and Facilitating Its Adoption across the Member States
Francisco Garcia Moran

2-5. E-Procurement System in Albania, Impact and Lessons Learned
Reida Kashta

2-6. Public Procurement System and E-Government Implementation in Bangladesh: The Role of Public Administration
Jitendra Kohli

2-7. Case Study on the Economic Crisis Management through Public Construction Works, Employed by the Korean Government
Shakeel Ahmed Ibne Mahmood

2-8. Role of Public E-Procurement Technology to Reduce Corruption in Government Procurement
Arjun Neupane, Jeffrey Soar, Kishor Vaidya, and Jianming Yong

2-9. Challenges in Maximizing Transformative Impacts: Public Policy and Financial Management through E-Procurement
Alexandru V. Roman

2-10. The Technological Intensity of Government Demand and Private R&D Activities
Viktor Slavtchev and Simon Wiederhold

2-11. Critical Factors That Influenced E-Procurement Implementation Success in the State of Arizona: The Procure AZ Project
Jean Clark, Chris Kennedy, Tanja Schmitt, and John Walters

2-12. The Benefits of The Financial Value Chain Integration: The Italian Experience through CBI
Liliana Fratini Passi

2-13. A Model to Measure E-Procurement Impacts on Organizational Performance
Francesco Gardenal, Andrea D’Angelo and Valerio Manzo

2-14. E-Procurement at the University of Toronto: Productivity Savings and the SME Challenge
Eddy Jin

2-15. The Evaluation for Value-Oriented Public E-Procurement Service
Mi Jung Lee and Sun Joong Lee

2-16. Procurement Governance Framework: Success to E-Government Procurement (E-GP) System Implementation
Rajesh Kumar Shakya

2-17. The Efficacy of Applying Maturity Models to Public E-Procurement and E-Government
Eric Prier, Csaba Csáki and Clifford McCue

2-18. Carbon Footprint in Public E-Procurement: A Methodology for the Measurement of Carbon Footprint in the Public Procurement System
Santiago Sinclair-Lecaros, Guillermo Burr, Alex Godoy-Faúndez and Claudio Loyola

2-19. Pooled Procurement in Brazil: Theory and Evidence from the Brazilian System of Price Registration
Klenio Barbosa


3-1. Measurement of Public Procurement Systems: Novel Methods and Instruments Applied to the E.U. Member States
Michele Cozzio

3-2. SMEs’ Redress Participation in EU Public Contracts in the Wake of the Evolution Centralised Procurement Review Bodies?
Michael Doherty, Paul Davis, Emma McEvoy, Anthony Flynn and David McKevitt

3-3. Positive Obligations Derived from the EU Treaties
Carina Risvig Hansen

3-4. The Principle of Fairness as a Cornerstone of a Global Procurement Law
Cristian Iaione

3-5. Regulating Procurement In Commercial Public Entities - Merits and Demerits
Reginald G. Mamiro

3-6. The Differential Public Procurement Regime (“RDC”) for the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics
Daniel Pezzutti Ribeiro Teixeira

3-7. Towards (Further) EU Harmonization of Public Contract Law
Chris Jansen, Songül Mutluer, Anja van den Borne, Sophie Prent and Ulysse Ellian

3-8. The Transparency Requirement Based on Legal Principles - The Possibilities of Exceptions from the Requirements of Transparency When Awarding Public Contracts Covered Only by EU Primary Law
Andrea Sundstrand

3-9. A Comparative Analysis of the Nigerian Public Procurement Act against International Best Practice
Sope Williams-Elegbe

3-10. The China’s Government Procurement International Trade Negotiations in the Energy Sector with WTO Members
Stéphane Coudé


4-1. Determinants and Constraints to Effective Procurement Contract Management in Uganda: A Practitioner’s Perspective
Pross N. Oluka and Benon C. Basheka

4-2. Japan Public Works Construction Contracting Methods and the Rebuilding of Japan after the March 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Edward J. Pabor and Satoshi Ishida

4-3. Eliciting Maximum Performance in Service Contracting
John F. Riley, Jacob Kashiwagi and Dean Kashiwagi

4-4. A Methodology for Predicting the Significant Potential Contract Risks at the Tender Evaluation Stage for Construction Projects At State Energy Companies In Trinidad And Tobago
Don Samuel

4-5. The Impact of Contract Design on Contractor Performance – A Second Look
David R. Shetterly, C.J. Duan, Anand Krishnamoorthy, Maria Kronenburg and Kim Loutzenhiser

4-6. A Conceptual Framework for Efficient Design of Counter-Obligations in Government Contracts and Licenses
Sandeep Verma

4-7. A Case Study, Innovations in Construction by the United States Army Corps of Engineers
James J. Rich and James D. Bartha

4-8. Towards Efficiency in Public Procurement: Simplifying Procedures and Reducing the Administrative Burden
José María Gimeno-Feliú

4-9. Changing the Paradigm
Dean Kashiwagi, Jacob Kashiwagi, Jake Smithwick and Isaac Kashiwagi

4-10. A Further Examination of the Relationship between Contract Administration Problems and Contract Type
Bill Davison, Richard J. Sebastian, Ph.D and Tina M. Borger


5-1. Sustainable Procurement as a Secondary Policy Tool and Turkey Case
Abdullah Korkmaz

5-2. Objective Effectiveness of Green Public Procurement
Sofia Lundberg, Per-Olov Marklund and Elon Strömbäck

5-3. Carbon Footprint Calculators for Public Procurement of Six Product Groups
Maija Mattinen and Ari Nissinen

5-4. User-Driven Innovations to Decrease Climate Impacts – Finnish Procurement Cases
Ari Nissinen, Maija Mattinen and Katriina Alhola

5-5. Hundred Percents? Six Years of Sustainable Procurement in the Netherlands
Take Padding

5-6. The Big Chill: Initial Effort to Save Operating Costs Turned a Complex Project into an Innovative, Green Effort and Sustainability
Cheri Alexander and Robert Mattingly

5-7. Public Procurement Benchmarking: Conceptual Model and First Empirical Findings
Thu Ha Vu Thi, Michael Essig and Markus Amann

5-8. The Impact of the Selection of Construction Delivery Method on Achieving Best Value and Sustainablity: The European and U.S. Experiences
J.C. Kawika Vellalos and Stephen B. Gordon

5-9. Social Value Orientation and Regulation Compliance in Ugandan Public Procurement
Joseph M. Ntayi, Henry Mutebi, Pascal Ngoboka and Gidah Kyeyune

5-10. Sustainable Procurement: An International Policy Analysis of 30 OECD Countries
Helen Walker, Jeff Mayo, Steve Brammer, Anne Touboulic and Jane Lynchc

5-11. China and a Sustainable Future: Green Growth and Sustainable Public Procurement Policies and Strategies
Ed Schwerin

5-12. A Sustainable Public Procurement System for Large-Scale Natural Disasters: The Case of the Temporary Housing Program after the East Japan Earthquake
Satoru Tanaka


6-1. Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency In Public Procurement: The Level of Compliance in Africa (Ethiopian Case)
Gizachew Abebe

6-2. Improving Transparency in Public Procurement in Ghana
Collins Ameyaw, Sarfo Mensah and Ernest Osei-Tutu

6-3. Transparency and Integrity in Public Procurement: Progress Made in OECD Countries in the Last Three Years
Elodie Beth

6-4. Why Do Corrupt Behaviours Feature So Prominently in Public Procurement?
Richard Doyle

6-5. Learning from Russian Public Procurement Reforms: Phenomenon of Efficient Quasi- Corruption
Andrey Ivanov

6-6. Low Value Procurement and Transparency: Squaring Circle
Pedro Telles

6-7. Dispelling Fear and Loathing in Government Acquisition: A Proposal for Cultivational Governance in DOD Source Selections
Steve M. Maser and Fred Thompson

6-8. Bid Distribution and Transaction Costs
Mats A. Bergman and Johan Y. Stake

6-9. Information Transparency in Public Procurement: How It Works in Russian Regions
Anna Balsevich, Svetlana Pivovarova and Elena Podkolzina

6-10. Increased Transparency in Bases of Selection and Award Decisions
Jonathan Mak

6-11. Citizen-Driven Approaches (CDA) for Combating Public Procurement Corruption in Uganda’s Local Government Systems: An Empirical Survey
Benon C. Basheka , Pross N. Oluka and Godfrey Mugurusi

6-12. Cross Regional Differences in the Relative Prices for Public Procurement Contracts in Russia: The Information Transparency Explanation
Balsevich Anna, Pivovarova Svetlana and Podkolzina Elena

6-13. Blacklisting in Russian Public Procurement: How It Doesn't Work
Elena Podkolzina and Tatiana Voytova

6-14. The Influence of Political Patronage on the Operationalization of Public Procurement Law in Kenya
Njuguna Humphrey Kimani

6-15. Enhancing Transparency through the Use of Standaridised Procurement Templates?
Emma McEvoy and Bruno Herbots

6-16. The Contribution of Public Procurement to Coherence of the Multi-Layered Governance in Implementing Labor Standards
Maria Anna Corvaglia


7-1. Transformation of Government Procurement in Malaysia: Directions and Initiatives
Khairul Naim Adham and Chamhuri Siwar

7-2. Reforms of Public Procurement in the Western Balkans
Ilaz Duli, Safet Hoxha and Mersad Mujovic

7-3. Potential Accession to the Gpa: Cost-Benefit Analysis on Vietnam
Sangeeta Khorana

7-4. The Role of Procurement Review Bodies Post Transposition of the Remedies Directive in Europe
Michael Doherty, Paul Davis, Emma McEvoy, Anthony Flynn and David McKevitt

7-5. Public Procurement System and Reform in Afghanistan
Anwar M. Raufi

7-6. Public Service Contracts in Turkey: An Overview of Contracted out Governmental Services
Eren Toprak

7-7. Development and Reform of the Kenyan Public Procurement System
Jerome Ochieng and Mathias Muehle

7-8. Procurement Governance and Administrative Efficiency in Uganda: An Empirical Relational Analytical Framework
Benon C. Basheka, Milton Tumutegyereize and Cornelia Kakooza Sabiiti

7-9. Structural Reform and Efficiency in Public Administration. Measuring the “Productivity Potential” in Italy
Paolo Cosseddu, Maria Cozzolino and Ernesto Lorenzo Felli

7-10. Second (or, from a European Point of View, 3rd) Generation Procurement Law Reform: Principles and Underlying Policies
Maria Silvia Sabbatini

7-11. Implementation Official Public Procurement System of Ecuador
Francisco Páez

7-12. Second Generation Construction Procurement Reform
Veluppillai Mohan

7-13. Second Generation Procurement Reform in the Context of Legislative and Regulatory Framework of the Public Procurement System in the Gambia
Saihou Kinteh

7-14. Second Generation Procurement. Moving From Compliance to Results in Public Procurement. Trends, Challenges and Opportunities from the Uganda Experience.
Cornelia K. Sabiiti and Edwin Muhumuza

7-15. Public Procurement of Unpko: Focusing on its Budgetary Significance and Basic Modalities
Toro Sakane

7-16. Wearers of Many Hats: Matched Funding and Opportunity Costs in Public Procurement - Leading the Way by Doing More with Less
Daniel G. Bauer


8-1. Public Investment Strategy and Public Procurement Efficiency
Nouredine Bensouda

8-2. Integration by Public Procurement: Harmonization of Public Procurement Policies in Order to Promote the Regional Integration
Eric Patrick Ky

8-3. Formality vs. 3-E Principles In Public Procurement
Igor Šoltes

8-4. Twin Policies: Different “Parents” –The Case of Ethnic “Preferences” in Government Procurement
Mary M. Dickens Johnson

8-5. What Does It Mean Value for Customer in Public Services?
Alessandro Ancarani and Francesco Mascali

8-6. Public Procurement and Cohesion Policy
Györgyi Nyikos and Tünde Tatrai

8-7. Use of National Procurement Systems: Vision or Reality? The Case of Agricultural Development and Rural Poverty Reduction Investments in Oil Poor Countries of the Middle East and North Africa Region
Dina Saleh

8-8. Leading Public Innovation Procurement
Marieke van Putten

8-9. Internal Factors Affecting Procurement Process of Supplies in the Public Sector; A Survey of Kenya Government Ministries
John Karanja Ngugi and Hildah W. Mugo

8-10. Competitive Neutrality in Public Procurement and Competition Policy: An Ongoing Challenge Analised in View of the Proposed New Directive
Albert Sánchez Graells


9-1. Base Lining Public Procurement Practice - An Irish Case Study
Tom O’Brien, Paul Davis and Anthony Flynn

9-2. Du Dispositif de Controle des Arches Publics au Cameroun
Ngaketch Tadoum Jean Marie and Mebada Mebada Grégoire

9-3. An Empirical Examination of the Economic Impact of State Procurement Preference Policies
Sawsan Abutabenjeh

9-4. Can Public Policy Be Challenged by Supplier Management Policies? A Policy Conundrum for Market Economies
Guy Callender

9-5. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMES) and Public Procurement Contracts in Developing Countries
Peter W. Obanda

9-6. Leveraging International Public Procurement in Support Economic Development: Forecasting Public Sector Expenditures and Market Size In Turkey
Travis K. Taylor and Murat A. Yülek

9-7. Common Conditions In Procurement and the Market: An Amsterdam Case
W.B. ten Haaf

9-8. The Contribution of Public Procurement to U.S. Federal Government’s Rescue of the Late 2000s Economic Recession
Yaotai Lu

9-9. Small Business Research in a World of Skewed Returns
Major Toby Edison and Kevin Carman

9-10. The Experience of Information Acquisition in Chilean Public Market via BI Implementation
Claudio Loyola and Maruzella Ortíz

9-11. Readdressing Price Models in Bid Rigging Detection: A Transaction Cost Model Portland Procurement Agencies
Adam Williams


10-1. Improving Pharmaceutical Procurement: AVCP Guidelines for Italian Public Health Structures
Federico Dini and Alberto Cucchiarelli

10-2. Building Effective, Sustainable Systems for Procuring Essential Reproductive Health Supplies
Jessica Cohen, Cindy Reeh, and Keith Neroutsos


11-1. State of Idaho Procurement of It Services
Mark Little and Dean Kashiwagi

11-2. Regulation of E-Auctions in the US Federal Procurement System: Lessons from the E- Auction Rules in the United Kingdom
Ama Eyo

11-3. Government Procurement and Innovation: The Creation of an Environment for Competitiveness in Small Developing Countries
Barry Anthony Ishmael

11-4. Pro-Collusion Features of Commonly Used Scoring Rules in Public Procurement
Riccardo Pacini

11-5. Preliminary (Ex-Ante) Centralized Control over Negotiated Procedures without prior Notice – The Practice of The Public Procurement Agency of Bulgaria
Miglena Pavlova

11-6. The Auction versus Negotiation Tradeoff in Public Procurement under Political Scrutiny
Eshien Chong, Carine Staropoli and Anne Yvrance-Billon

11-7. The Prisoners Dilemma: Discussion or Dialogue?
Kees Tazelaar

11-8. Procurement Procedures as Predictors for Cost and Time Overruns in Construction
Robert Ågren, Kristian Widén and Stefan Olander

11-9. The Lower Bid Bias
Omer Dekel and Amos Schurr


12-1. Professionalisation and Capacity Building Subject: The Need for Procurement Leaders, Leadership and Reform
Margaret Gilbert

12-2. Leadership Ethical Orientations, Mindfulness and Procurement Contract Performance in the COMESA Central Governments
Joseph M. Ntayi, Pascal Ngoboka, Isaac Ndahiro and Sarah Eyaa

12-3. Talent Management Strategies for Public Procurement Professionals in Global Organizations
Denise Bailey Clark

12-4. Determining Optimum Training Processes and Outcomes for Government Procurement Professionals
René Kling

12-5. Strengthening Procurement Workforce: Korea’s Case for Enhancing Expertise Both Public and Private Procurement Workforce
Kyung-Soon Chang

12-6. Succession Planning: Support and Formal Guidelines for Career Development in Public Procurement
Wendell C. Lawther


13-1. Defense Procurement Reform in the EU: From an Italian Perspective
Elena Palloni and Paolo Lizza

13-2. United States Air Supremacy: Government Purchasing and Supply Chain Management of the F-22 Raptor
Joshua M. Steinfeld

13-3. Collaborative Programs: A Step towards More Efficient Defense Procurement in the EU?
Baudouin Heuninckx

13-4. The Fiscal-Military Origin of Procurement Contract: Reappraisal of the “Revolutionary” Thesis
S.N. Nyeck

13-5. Enhancing Defense Acquisition Processes with Evidenced‐Based Analysis: An Illustrative Case Using DOD’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Major Toby Edison and Thomas R Edison

13-6. A Taxonomy of Strategic Sourcing for Defense Forces in Sub-Saharan Africa
Joseph M. Ntayi, Ephraim Mugume and Irene Namugeny

13-7. Cost Efficiency of Defense Procurement: What We Can and Can’t Learn from French Lessons
K. J. Euske and Chong Wang

13-8. Impact of Contract Bundling and Consolidation on Defense Acquisition System and Defense Industrial Base: The Case of the U.S. Department of the Navy
Max V. Kidalov

13-9. Public Procurement and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Comparison of Private Firms and U.S. Defense Contractors
Andrew J. Pratt, Rene G. Rendon, and Keith F. Snider


14-1. A Model of Trade Restrictiveness Index: Its Application and Implications in Public Procurement
Demalesh Demessie

14-2. The Market Access Restrictions for Foreign Economic Operators under the Turkish Public Procurement Law: A Critique on Protectionism
Mehmet Bedii Kaya

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The deadline for Abstract/Paper Proposal Submissions (IPPC9) is 20th December 2023