"The impact of public procurement policy on the social economy"

  • Schneider, Ulrike (PI - Project head)
  • Buchinger, Clemens (Researcher)
  • Dawid, Evelyn (Researcher)
  • Günther, Elisabeth Anna (Researcher)
  • Irmer, Manon (Researcher)
  • Jung, Reinhard (Researcher)
  • Schedlberger, Markus (Researcher)
  • Trukeschitz, Birgit (Researcher)

    Project Details

    Description

    On account of changes in European and national competition, procurement policy and cyclical and demographic developments, the social economy is under considerable pressure to adapt. These factors have far-reaching impacts on the working conditions and career opportunities of the people working in the field. Aims of the project: Within the network initiative "IMPROVE - Quality in the competitive provision of social services" and the EU "EQUAL" programme, the Institute of Social Policy carries out research on the impact of changes in public procurement policy on the social services. More specifically, the aims of the project are:
    to analyse the impact of public procurement policies on (i) workplace equality in the social economy and (ii) the quality of social services delivered.


    Aims of the project
    Within the network initiative “IMPROVE – Quality in the competitive provision of social services” and with from the EU “EQUAL” programme, the Institute of Social Policy carries out a research on the impact of changes in the public procurement policy on the social services. More specifically, the aims of the project are:
    to analyse the impact of public procurement policies on
    a. workplace equality in the social economy and on
    b. the quality of social services delivered

    Financing body

    European Social Fund in Austria

    Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date1/07/0530/06/07

    Collaborative partners

    • Vienna University of Economics and Business (lead)
    • Waff Programm Management GmbH (Project partner)
    • Arbeitsmarktservice Österreich (Project partner)
    • Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien (Project partner)
    • Austrian Chamber of Commerce (Project partner)

    Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (OEFOS)

    • 502046 Economic policy