The most recent version is here: SSRN Working Paper No. 3572009 (April 2020).
Procurement programs often aim to rely on a diverse pool of suppliers, besides achieving cost effectiveness. We propose complementing a share auction for dual sourcing with affirmative action to create an endogenous set-aside for a high-cost supplier. Continue reading
with J Alcalde, Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, DOI
The most recent unpublished version is here: DualSourcingR3 (February 2019).
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Reverse auctions are considered a fast and inexpensive price discovery tool to award procurement contracts and it is often desirable to award contracts to more than one supplier. Continue reading
with J Alcalde, Games and Economic Behavior, 2013, DOI
We propose a new procurement procedure that allocates shares of the total amount to be procured depending on the bids of suppliers. Continue reading