Search for dissertations about: "public procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words public procurement.

  1. 1. Green Public Procurement : Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  2. 2. Public Procurement of Innovation

    Author : Max Rolfstam; CIRCLE; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Innovation Policy; Technology procurement; Innovative public procurement; Public procurement; Innovation;

    Abstract : Policy-makers in the European Union (EU) have increasingly emphasised public procurement as an instrument that can be used to stimulate innovation. These developments reflect and respond to a growing concern among EU member states and regions about how to maintain competitive advantage in an economic environment increasingly subject to global competition The Lisbon goals set for the EU in 2000 require it to become the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world by 2010. READ MORE

  3. 3. Public Procurement at the Local Government Level : Actor roles, discretion and constraints in the implementation of public transport goals

    Author : Lisa Hansson; Jenny Palm; Stig Montin; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tender; Contract; Decision process; Administration; Planning; Public transport; Local authority; Public procurement; Competitive tendering; Local government; Implementation; Public transport; Principal–Agent theory; Discretion; Public administration; Offentlig upphandling; Implementering; Kollektivtrafik; Principal-Agent teori; Handlingsutrymme; Lokal nivå; Offentlig förvaltning; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Railway: Economics; Railway: Economics; Road: Economics; Road: Economics;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to gain further knowledge of how the Swedish local government level is affected by requirements to use public procurement through competitive tendering and, more specifically, understand the actions taken by included actors when public procurement is required in implementation of public transport goals. Through case study method, an in specific process tracing, various implementation processes have been examined. READ MORE

  4. 4. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  5. 5. Competition in Public Transport : Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Nash Nash; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Bus; Economic efficiency; Competition; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Railway; Line transp ; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Public Transport; Tendering; Procurement; Cost efficient; Open access competition; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE