October 12, 2015 | Faculty Lecture by Dr. Katharina Sarter on "Public procurement, competition, and the provision of social services"
The Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values is delighted to welcome Dr. Katharina Sarter, post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Bielefeld, giving a faculty lecture on "Public procurement, competition, and the provision of social services".
One of the most important changes European Welfare States underwent in the last decades was an ongoing trend towards the marketization of (social) services. In a context, in which the provision of services is increasingly placed under the scrutiny of competition-based regulations, tensions arise between legal requirements of European regulations of public contracting on the one hand and social policy objectives on the other hand. Focussing on the interaction between European public procurement regulations and the provision of social services in the member states, the presentation examines the arising tensions in a multi-level perspective.
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