Good governance / Public Procurement

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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30th January 2017 / Good governance / Public Procurement

EconLab on UOHS: Despite improvement review procedures still take too long

EconLab, a think tank at the Prague Charles University, analyzed 3,541 first and second instance decisions made by the Office for the Protection of Competition (UOHS) on requests for review of decisions about awarding public contracts in the period 2012 - 2016. To avoid delays, procuring entities overuse tenders without real competition (single-bid tenders) or use the criterion of the lowest price.
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9th December 2016 / Good governance / Public Procurement

U.S. Chamber, World Bank, and Global Business Coalition Release 2017 Benchmarking Public Procurement Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the World Bank Group, and the Global Business Coalition held the second annual Global Benchmarking Public Procurement Conference, releasing the World Bank’s 2017 Benchmarking Public Procurement Report.
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15th September 2016 / Good governance / Public Procurement

EconLab: Public Procurement in Czech Regions - study, scoreboard

One in four public tenders in Czech regions was cancelled in the period 2013-2015, the reason often being that they were not attractive enough for companies, a recently study Public Procurement in Czech Regions published by EconLab, a research institute at the Charles University, says. 
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