Key Public Procurement Publications

 

SIGMA regularly produces specialised publications prepared as a contribution to its work on public management issues. These range from policy briefs and multi-country comparative studies to training manuals and SIGMA Papers. Here are some key publications on public procurement available free of charge.

Centralised Purchasing Systems in the EU (SIGMA Paper No. 47, 2011)

Central Public Procurement Structures and Capacity in Member States of the European Union (SIGMA Paper No. 40, 2007)
Also available in: Albanian I Arabic I Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian I French I Hungarian I Macedonian I Russian I Turkish

Public Procurement in EU Member States: The Regulation of Contract Below the EU Thresholds and in Areas not Covered by the Detailed Rules of the EU Directives (SIGMA Paper No. 45, 2010)
Also available in: Albanian I Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian I French I Hungarian I Romanian-Moldovan I Turkish

Public Procurement Review and Remedies Systems in the European Union (SIGMA Paper No. 41, 2007)
Also available in: Albanian I Arabic I Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian I French I Macedonian I Romanian-Moldovan I Russian I Turkish I Ukrainian

Public Procurement Training Manual

Selected judgements of the European Court of Justice on public procurement (2014)
Also available in: Albanian I Bosnian I Macedonian I Montenegrin I Serbian I Turkish


Our collection of policy briefs

 

In-house Procurement and Public/Public Co-operation (No. 39, September 2016)

 

Contract Modifications (No. 38, September 2016)

Subcontracting (No. 37, September 2016)

Division of Contracts into Lots (No. 36, September 2016)

Abnormally Low Tenders (No. 35, September 2016)

Life-cycle Costing (No. 34, September 2016)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Public Procurement (No. 33, September 2016)

Market Analysis, Preliminary Market Consultations, and Prior Involvement of  Candidate/Tenderers (No. 32, September 2016)

XX2014 EU Directives: Concessions (No. 31, September 2016)
Also available inArmenian (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

2014 EU Directives: Public Sector and Utilities Procurement (No. 30, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Detecting and Correcting Common Errors in Public Procurement(No. 29, September 2016)
Also available in: Romanian (2011 edition)

Audit of Public Procurement (No. 28, September 2016)
Also available in: Russian (2011 edition)

Monitoring of Public Procurement (No. 27, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Organising Central Public Procurement Functions (No. 26, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Establishing Procurement Review Bodies (No. 25, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Use of Official Automatic Exclusion Lists in Public Procurement (No. 24, September 2016)
Also available in: Russian (2011 edition)

Defence Procurement (No. 23, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Contract Management (No. 22, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Performance Measurement (No. 21, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Central Purchasing Bodies (No. 20, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition) I Ukrainian (2011 edition)

Framework Agreements (No. 19, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Concessions and PPPs (No. 18, September 2016)
Also available in: French I Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

E-Procurement (No. 17, September 2016)
Also available in: French I Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Procurement by Utilities (No. 16, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Below-Threshold Contracts (No. 15, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Incorporating Social Considerations into Public Procurement (No. 14, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Incorporating Environmental Considerations into Public Procurement (No. 13, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Remedies (No. 12, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Procurement Tools (No. 11, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Public Procurement Procedures (No. 10, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Tender Evaluation and Contract Award (No. 9, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Setting the Award Criteria (No. 8, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Selecting Economic Operators (No. 7, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Advertising (No. 6, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Understanding the EU Financial Thresholds (No. 5, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Contracts Covered by the Public Procurement Directives (No. 4, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Contracting Authorities (No. 3, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Economic Issues in Public Procurement (No. 2, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

Public Procurement in the EU: Legislative Framework, Basic Principles and Institutions (No. 1, September 2016)
Also available in: Armenian (2011 edition) I Azeri (2011 edition) I Romanian-Moldovan (2011 edition) I Russian (2011 edition)

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