Leonardo M. Giuffrida

Leonardo M. Giuffrida
ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research · Corporate Taxation and Public Finance

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We analyze an important but little‐studied institution for balancing supply risk in the management of procurement operations: performance bonding. By adding the surety as a third party that guarantees contract fulfillment between supplier and buyer, performance bonding aims to streamline the purchasing process by influencing both contractor selecti...
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Does workload constitute a bottleneck to a public agency's mission, and if so, to what extent? We ask these questions in the context of the US government's procurement of R&D. We link tender, contract, patent, and office records to the identity of the officer responsible for the procurement process to estimate how workload in the federal acquisitio...
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To what extent does a more competent public bureaucracy contribute to better economic outcomes? We address this question in the context of the US federal procurement of services and works, by combining contract-level data on procurement performance and bureau-level data on competence and workforce characteristics. We use the death occurrences of sp...
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This study provides the first quantification of buyers' role in R&D procurement. We combine together four data sources on US federal R&D contracts, follow-on patented inventions, the federal public workforce characteristics and perception of their work. By exploiting the observability of deaths of federal employees, we find that managers' death eve...
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Does a more competent public bureaucracy contribute to better economic out-comes? We address this question in the context of the US federal procurement of services and works by combining contract-level data on procurement performance and bureau-level data on competence and workforce characteristics. Using an instrumental variable strategy, we find...
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Does a more competent public bureaucracy contribute to better economic outcomes? We address this question in the context of the US federal procurement of services and works by combining contract-level data on procurement performance and bureau-level data on competence and workforce characteristics. Using an instrumental variable strategy, we find t...

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