%0 Journal Article
	%A Anatoly Krivinsh
	%D 2014
	%J International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 87, 2014
	%T Prevention of Corruption in Public Purchases
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9997762
	%V 87
	%X The results of dissertation research "Preventing and 
combating corruption in public procurement" are presented in this 
publication. The study was conducted 2011 till 2013 in a Member 
State of the European Union– in the Republic of Latvia. 
Goal of the thesis is to explore corruption prevention and 
combating issues in public procurement sphere, to identify the 
prevalence rates, determinants and contributing factors and 
prevention opportunities in Latvia. 
In the first chapter the author analyzes theoretical aspects of 
understanding corruption in public procurement, with particular 
emphasis on corruption definition problem, its nature, causes and 
consequences. A separate section is dedicated to the public 
procurement concept, mechanism and legal framework. In the first 
part of this work the author presents cognitive methodology of 
corruption in public procurement field, based on which the author has 
carried out an analysis of corruption situation in public procurement 
in Republic of Latvia. 
In the second chapter of the thesis, the author analyzes the 
problem of corruption in public procurement, including its historical 
aspects, typology and classification of corruption subjects involved, 
corruption risk elements in public procurement and their 
identification. During the development of the second chapter author's 
practical experience in public procurements was widely used. 
The third and fourth chapter deals with issues related to the 
prevention and combating corruption in public procurement, namely 
the operation of the concept, principles, methods and techniques, 
subjects in Republic of Latvia, as well as an analysis of foreign 
experience in preventing and combating corruption. The fifth chapter 
is devoted to the corruption prevention and combating perspectives 
and their assessment. In this chapter the author has made the 
evaluation of corruption prevention and combating measures 
efficiency in Republic of Latvia, assessment of anti-corruption 
legislation development stage in public procurement field in Latvia. 

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