The measurement of cross-border penetration in the EU public procurement market
Economic and monetary union
The measurement of cross-border penetration in the EU public procurement market0 Available
The study explores the current state of play in cross-border activity in public procurement in the EU. The primary need for the research is to provide updated time series of the indicators computed in previous studies and gather additional economic evidence that could better contextualize these findings in the international settings of EU public procurement policy. The study reviews the extent of cross-border participation in EU procurement, both direct and indirect, covering the EU Member States, the UK, and the EFTA countries (in terms of the location of contracting authorities and entities), throughout 2016-2019. Some analytical parts cover a more extended time series.
The study is part of a larger project that E4P is currently doing in partnership with Prometeia and BIP .
The impact of the regulatory environment on digital automation in professional services0 Available
The digital automation transformation that started in the last decade is changing business models by freeing humans from low value-added repetitive tasks and influencing consumers’ lives through cheaper online service delivery. Digital automation is also favouring the emergence of brand-new services and transforming the nature of many professional services. These rapid changes have prompted authorities […]
Does Right or Left Matter? Cabinets, Credibility and Fiscal Adjustments0 Available
This paper tests the widely held assumption that left-wing cabinets favor higher public spending and examines whether cabinet ideology affects the persistence of major fiscal adjustments. (…)