Ph. D in Economics from Columbia University, and is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, where he is Director of the Msc in Procurement Management and the Msc in Public Procurement Management funded by 'EBRD and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has been adviser on procurement reforms for various international organizations. He chaired the Italian Central Procurement Agency CONSIP between 2002 and 2005 and was a co-director in 2011 of the "Integrity in Public Administration Project" funded by the Italian School of Public Administration. His main research interests are: procurement, corruption, macroeconomics and public debt. His book "Derivatives In Public Debt Management (2001)" was the first to report the improper use of financial tools by financial institutions to "window dress" the public budgets. He is co-editor of the Handbook of Procurement.
He runs a blog on the European crisis. His publications and blogs are available at: www.gustavopiga.it
New Research on How Procurer Quality Affects Procurement Outcome
Buyer Quality and Procurement Outcomes: Explorative Evidence From the US
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