The Author will focus on the role of public procurement in addressing social challenges, improving productivity, creating job opportunities, and ensuring sustainability at social, environmental and economic level, considering also the role of the new technologies as an opportunity for a better regulation of the digital future.
The Author will examine the central role of public procurement and the related organizational and contractual models in providing new and qualified solutions through a demand-side approach for ensuring value in terms of quality, cost-efficiency, and environmental and social impact.
The Author will analyze the once-only principle, especially in the public procurement sector, as an institutional rule concerning the correct performance of the administrative function, which guarantees the protection of individuals against requests for data and documents that are already in the possession of public administrations.
The Author will focus on the qualification of autonomy of the local authorities and, specifically, of the small municipalities, affect the development of the so-called internal areas towards the innovation of the traditional decision-making schemes also in the field of public contracting.
The Author will examine the cooperation and coordination models between the Public Administrations at National and European level for ensuring value of the procurement function and the supply chain of goods and services in time of pandemic emergency.
The Author will analyze the public function of demand aggregation and the related organizational and contractual models, aiming to verify how public procurement can pursue innovative goals by promoting the principles of circular economy.