Unique traits of sports-related public procurements in the European Union

András, Krisztina, Tátrai, Tünde ORCID: and Juhász, Péter (2022) Unique traits of sports-related public procurements in the European Union. Society and Economy . DOI

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This paper focuses on sports-related public spending in the Member States of the European Union (EU). Based on the public procurement database of the EU (TED), a sport-related public procurement database was built and analysed. Using data from 33 countries for the period 2017–2019, the paper describes the characteristics of sport-related public procurements. The research highlights that the public database is an adequate way of making the data on public procurements available, where traditionally the latency was high. The characteristics found for the eight most active Member States include a high proportion of construction works. There is a connection between countries and the dominant type of purchasing organisations, although the involvement of central purchasing bodies is not a game-changer in this area. Higher value contracts usually lasted for longer and the length of contracts has a strong connection to the contract types. Non-negotiated types of procedures show a far higher average contract value than negotiated procedure types. When the lowest price criterion was applied, the total procurement value was significantly lower.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:economics of sport, price-based procurement, public procurement, international economics
JEL classification:H57 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies: Procurement
Z23 - Sports Economics: Finance
Z28- Sports Economics: Policy
Subjects:Culture, sport
Public administration
ID Code:7463
Deposited By: MTMT SWORD
Deposited On:27 Jun 2022 13:37
Last Modified:27 Jun 2022 13:37

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