Kathrine Søs Jacobsen works on a Ph.D. dissertation concerning the collaboration and relations between economic operators in the competition for public contracts. The dissertation focuses on the intersection between the procurement rules and the competition rules, as well as the effects hereof.
From a legal and economic perspective, this interdisciplinary PhD dissertation seeks to analyze collaboration between private economic operators in the competition for public contracts. Particularly, it investigates the application of competition law when public authorities allot public contracts. In addition, the PhD dissertation applies economic theory in order to explore the incentives for collaboration and to examine the effects of the current state of law on incentives for private economic operators to effectively compete for public contracts.
Primary research areas
• EU law • Public Private Procurement Law • Competition Law