Public Procurement’s Place in the World

The Charge towards Sustainability and Innovation

  • Francesco Decarolis
  • Marco Frey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Francesco Decarolis, Marco Frey
      Pages 1-9
  3. Green Procurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Eleonora Annunziata, Francesco Testa, Marco Frey, Fabio Iraldo
      Pages 13-35
    3. Vittorio Cesarotti, Caterina Spada, Raffaela Rotunno, Ernesto Casara, Daniele Di Fausto, Nicola Martinelli et al.
      Pages 63-90
  4. Innovation Procurement

  5. Challenges in Public Procurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Francesco Decarolis, Cristina Giorgiantonio
      Pages 155-183
    3. Andrea Appolloni, Jean Marie Mushagalusa Nshombo
      Pages 185-208
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 209-210

About this book


This volume addresses different issues related to green innovation procurement as well as exploring the challenges involved in public procurement. It offers a broad array of perspectives, addressing both general, abstract problems of optimal public procurement and concrete cases of national or even local public procurement systems.


public procurement sustainability innovation organization research

Editors and affiliations

  • Francesco Decarolis
    • 1
  • Marco Frey
    • 2
  1. 1.Boston UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Institute of ManagementScuola Superiore Sant’AnnaItaly

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