Insights / Research BriefMar 20, 2024

Do Information Frictions and Corruption Perceptions Kill Competition? A Field Experiment on Public Procurement in Uganda

Emanuele Colonnelli, Francesco Loiacono, Edwin Muhumuza, Edoardo Teso
Informing companies about opportunities to sell to the government does not increase their participation in public procurement, but enhancing their trust in the government’s procurement integrity does.