Academic Paper

Procurement policy and SME participation in public purchasing

Hoekman, B., Taş, B.K.O. (2022) Procurement policy and SME participation in public purchasing. Small Bus Econ 58, 383–402

Published 20 July 2022

This study investigates the relationship between regulatory policies governing public procurement and participation by small and medium enterprises (SMEs), using a large dataset on European procurement. The authors find that better quality procurement regulation is associated with greater SME participation and higher probability that SMEs win contracts.

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