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New Challenges of Public Procurement: Restoring Confidence, Integrity and Control Through Professionalism and Transparency

 |  January 22, 2018

By Elisenda Malaret Garcia (University of Barcelona)

As of February 2013, corruption has become the second major issue for the Spanish people. It is mainly rooted in the poor administration of public funds and especially in public procurement and therefore the need to establish means to prevent and avoid these bad practices must become an essential purpose of Administrative Law. This paper presents some aspects of the decision-making process that ought to be redesigned in order to reduce the abuse of power and personal advantage. The end goal is to minimize the possibility that the government has of adopting improper decisions and choices that seek to promote illegal personal gain.

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