January 19th 2018 First Workshop « Public Procurement »

On January 2018, we organize our first workshop on Public Procurement. Through this new formula, our aim is to bring together young, promising scholars and senior, experienced researchers for a joined-up thinking on contract theories, public procurement and public-private collaboration.

For the first edition, the workshop will take place at the Sorbonne Business School.

Location : Sorbonne Business School – IAE de Paris, 12, rue Jean-Antoine de Baïf 75 013 Paris, Room D6.

The program is provided below. Papers are available on demand at : chaire.eppp@gmail.com.


8:20 – 9:00 : Coffee and registration

9:00 – 10:20 : 

Vincenzo Mollisi (University of Rome Tor Vergata) Procurement and Productivity : Evidence on the Cold Case of Public-Private Partnership

Discussant : Stéphane Saussier (Sorbonne Business School)


10:20 – 10:40 : Coffee break


10:40 – 12:00

Ariane Charpin and Joanna Piechucka (Paris School of Economics)

Competition and Incumbent Advantage : An Empirical Study of Urban Public Transport in France

Discussant : Simon Porcher (Sorbonne Business School)


12:00 – 13:40 : Lunch


13:40 – 15:00

Leonardo Giuffrida and Gabriele Rovigatti (University of Rome Ter Vergata and University of Chicago) Can the Private Sector Ensure the Public Interest? Evidence from Federal Procurement

Discussant : Jean Beuve (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)


15:00 – 15:20 : Coffee break


15:20 – 16:40

Adriano De Leverano (HEC Montreal)

Collusion through market sharing agreements : Evidence from Québec’s road paving market

Discussant : Philippe Gagnepain (Paris School of Economics)


16:40 – 17:00 : Coffee break


17:00 – 18:20

Daniil Esaulov and Andrey Tkachenko (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

The Role of Governors in Public Procurement

Discussant : Luigi Moretti (University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)


20:00 : Dinner