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Bibliometric Analysis of the Field of Green Public Procuremen
Bibliometric Analysis of the Field of Green Public Procuremen

Author(s): Simona Roxana Pătărlăgeanu, Mihai Dinu, Marius Constantin
Subject(s): Business Economy / Management
Published by: EDITURA ASE
Keywords: green public procurement; environmental policy; bibliometric analysis; VOSviewer;

Summary/Abstract: Sustainability and sustainable development are objectives, but also values that must berespected in the field of public procurement. The main objective of this paper is todocument the interest in the research area of green public procurement. The researchmethodology involves the elaboration of a bibliometric analysis (therefore a quantitativeresearch method), in the form of an inventory of the publication activity in theaforementioned field. The analysis was developed by querying the existing database on theScopus platform, which contains documentation on journals, scientific papers, books andothers. The query determined the display of a number of 6,257 scientific documentsexisting in the database containing the acronym for Green Public Procurement in the title,summary or keywords. The query was conducted on September 25, 2019 and includespublications, regardless of the location or date of publication. The research results confirmthe increase of the scientific interest in the field of green public procurement. Since 2010until the moment of querying the Scopus database, 3,441 documents were identified relatedto this topic, which represents more than half of the total elaborated documents existing inthe database on the same topic, indexed between 1959 and 2009.

  • Issue Year: 22/2020
  • Issue No: 53
  • Page Range: 71-81
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English