Green Public Procurement: An Efficient Environmental Policy Tool?
The main purpose of this project is ti provide guidance about how to approach Green Public Procurement (GPP) within the framework of welfare economics.
Joint with: Runar Brännlund and Per-Olov Marklund
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council
More efficient public procurement with a new methodology?
This project is concerned with combinatorial auctions and the main aim is to empirically assess the overall virtues of using combinatorial auctions.
Joint with: Anders Lunander
Funded by: The Swedish Compeition Authority
Competition, quality and favoritism in public service provision.
This project takes on a number of issues in procurement and provision of public services. The main part of the project concerns empirical assessment of quality provision in elderly care and the tradeoffs involving favouritism and quality provision in procurement.
Joint with: Mats Bergman and Giancarlo Spagnolo
Funded by: The Swedish Research Council
Distributional Effects of Lower Food Prices in a Rich Country - Calculations Based on Estimates of Household Demand for Food. Journal of Consumer Policy. 29(1), 2012. Co-authored with Johan Lundberg.
Bids and Costs in Combinatorial and Non-Combinatorial Procurement Auctions. –Evidence from Procurement of Public Cleaning Contracts. Forthcoming in Contemporary Economic Policy, 2012. Co-authored with Anders Lunander.
Combinatorial Auctions in Public Procurement. Experiences from Sweden. Journal of Public Procurement, 11(1): 81-108, 2012. Co-authored with Anders Lunander.
The Pivotal Nature of Award Methods in Green Public Procurement. Environmental Economics, 2011 2(3): 64-73. Co-authored with Per-Olov Marklund.
Retailer Choice and Loyalty Schemes - Evidence from Sweden. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences 2010 3(3): 137-146. Co-authored with Johan Lundberg.
Join the club – On the Attractiveness of Golf Club Membership.The Empirical Economics Letter 2008 7(11): 1125-1131. Co-authored with Johan Lundberg.
Auction Formats and Award Rules in Swedish Procurement Auctions. Rivista di Politica Economica 2006 96(1-2): 91-116.
Restrictions on Competition in Municipal Competitive Procurement in Sweden. International Advances in Economic Research 2005 11(3): 353-366.**
Asymmetric information and distance. An empirical assessment of geographical credit rationing. Journal of Economics and Business 2005 57(1): 39-59. Co-authored with Kenneth Carling.
Child Auctions in 19th Century Sweden - An Analysis of Price Differences, in The Economics of Child Auctions in 19th Century Sweden. Journal of Human Resources 2000 35(2): 279-298.
Book and book chapter
Offentlig upphandling – på rätt sätt och till rätt pris, Studentlitteratur 2011, Co-authors: Mats A Bergman, Tobias Indén och Tom Madell
On Financial Incentives in Child Auctions in 19th Century Sweden. In The World of Child Labor: An Historical and Regional Survey edited by Hugh D. Hindman. 2009. (M.E. Sharpe, Inc. NY, USA)
Auction Formats and Award Rules in Swedish Procurement Auctions. In The Economics of Public Procurement edited by Gustavo Piga and Khi Thai. 2007. (Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK)
Working papers (selection)
Do Combinatorial Procurement Auctions Lower Cost? – An Empirical Abalysis of Public Procurement of Multiple Contracts. Umeå Economic Studies Nr 776, 2009. Co-authored with Anders Lunander.
Assessment of Green Public Procurement as a Policy Tool: Cost-efficiency and Competition Considerations. Umeå Economic Studies Nr 775, 2009. Co-authored with Runar Brännlund and Per-Olov Marklund.
Distributional Effects of Lower Food Prices in a Rich Country - Calculations Based on Estimates of Household Demand for Food. Co-authored with Johan Lundberg. HUI working Paper Series No 15. (2008)
Politics and procurement: Evidence from cleaning contracts. Co-authored with Ari Hyytinen and Otto Toivanen. Discussion Paper No 196 / November 2007.
Helsinki Center of Economic Research, Discussion Papers.
Reports for the Swedish Competition Authority
Att utvärdera anbud – utvärderingsmodeller i teori och praktik. The report series at the Swedish Competition Authority 2009:10. Co-authored with Mats Bergman.
Miljöhänsyn i offentlig upphandling och konkurrens. Co-authored with Per-Olov Marklund (FD, Economics, CERUM, Umeå University).The report series at the Swedish Competition Authority, 2008.
Skall vi singla slant? Om försäljningen av offentliga tillgångar. Co-authored with Professor Tom Madell (Department of Law, Umeå University). The report series at the Swedish Competition Authority, 2008.Fäll ihop