Procurement policy and SME participation in public purchasing
Hoekman, B., Taş, B.K.O. (2022) 'Procurement policy and SME participation in public purchasing' Small Business Economics pp 383–402, 58
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.