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Comparative Analysis of Public Contract Executions for Different Types of Customers
After a new law on state procurement the purchasing volume is increasing faster than GDP. This leads to the search for new decisions how to make state procurement process more efficient. One of the factors playing a significant role in procurement process in the level of the procurer. It is still being discussed whether the decentralization improves the efficiency of the procurement. Depending on the data and the efficiency measures used , the results can differ. In this paper the data on Russian state procurement of road building and maintenance of 2013-2016 is analyzed. As measures for procurement efficiency relative delays and contract terms will be used. The empirical analysis will be conducted using tobit and logit models. The following results have been obtained: the regional level is more efficient from the point of delays, however federal contracts are less likely to be terminated.