SIGMA Papers

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2078-6581 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/20786581
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SIGMA (Support for Improvement in Governance and Management) is a joint initiative of the OECD and the EU. SIGMA Papers is a series of specialised reports that are focused on particular issues in governance and management, such as expenditure control, administrative oversight, interministerial co-ordination, public procurement and public service management.
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Centralised Purchasing Systems in the European Union You or your institution have access to this content

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date
29 Apr 2011
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No.:
47
Pages
130
DOI
10.1787/5kgkgqv703xw-en

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This study provides a comparative analysis of existing centralised purchasing institutions in selected EU Member States in terms of organisation, coverage, objectives and rationale, financing models, types of framework agreements and call-off systems, as well as the information technology used, and it examines success factors, risks and future challenges.