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Opportunism in the public purchases

Opportunism in the public purchases

Journal of Institutional studies, , Vol. 5 (no. 3),
p. 114-124

The manifestation, reasons and some consequences of opportunistic behaviour in government procurement are discussed in the paper. The main barriers on the way of the efficient contract system’s formation are listed in the article. Opportunism is characterized as economic and ethic problem which leads to an | increase of transaction costs and demands creation a new system of symbols for economic agents for its solution. The variants of opportunistic behaviour are differentiated one from another on their belonging to internal and external organizational environment on the relation to the supplier and customer. The author shows the positive and negative stimulus on the way of observation of the agreements in government procurements sphere.


Keywords: procurement; public purchases; opportunism; corruption; efficiency of public procurement

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