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Generic-branded drug competition and the price for pharmaceuticals in procurement auctions
This paper studies the effects of generic drug’s entry on bidding behavior of drug suppliers in procurement auctions for pharmaceuticals, and the consequences on procurer’s price paid for drugs. Using an unique data set ...
Reserve price: lessons learned from brazilian electricity procurement auctions
Auctions have been used in several formats in the electric energy industry. In general, regulators may be uncomfortable initiating a reverse auction at a higher-than-expected final price, fearing that participants may sell ...
Bidding the project vs. bidding the envelope in public sector infrastructure procurements
We study the relative efficiency of two mechanisms actually employed in large-scale public procurements, often for transportation projects such as roads, bridges and rapid transit systems. In the more common “bidding ...
Measuring the Performance of Large-Scale Combinatorial Auctions: A Structural Estimation Approach
(Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2014)
The main advantage of a procurement combinatorial auction (CA) is that it allows suppliers to express cost synergies through package bids. However, bidders can also strategically take advantage of this flexibility, ...
Information provision in procurement auctions
(Universidad del RosarioFacultad de Economía, 2013)
An Asymmetric Multi-Item Auction with Quantity Discounts Applied to Internet Service Procurement in Buenos Aires Public Schools
This article studies a multi-item auction characterized by asymmetricbidders and quantity discounts. We report a practical application of thistype of auction in the procurement of Internet services to the 709 publicschools ...
Cartel damages in lowest price english auctions with endogeneous entry
This thesis study the damages a cartel can generate on public procurements. Specifically, we study collusion on a lowest price English auction with endogeneous entry. We show that assuming endogeneous entry with a collusive ...
An asymmetric multi-item auction with quantity discounts applied to Internet service procurement in Buenos Aires public schools
This article studies a multi-item auction characterized by asymmetric bidders and quantity discounts. We report a practical application of this type of auction in the procurement of Internet services to the 709 public ...
Detecting collusion on highway procurement
(Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 2013-12)
This paper proposes a procedure to detect collusion in asymmetric first-price procurement. The main objective is twofold. First, to provide a methodology to detect collusion using a structural approach, and second to apply ...