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- Author : Paul Milgrom
- Publisher : Cambridge University Press
- Pages : 368 pages
- ISBN : 9780521536721
- Release : 12 January 2004
- Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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Vijay Krishna’s 2e of Auction Theory improves upon his 2002 bestseller with a new chapter on package and position auctions as well as end-of-chapter questions and chapter notes. Complete proofs and new material about collusion complement Krishna’s ability to reveal the basic facts of each theory in a style that is clear, concise, and easy to follow. With the addition of a solutions manual and other teaching aids, the 2e continues to serve as the doorway to relevant theory
The practical importance of auction theory is widely recognized. This is an introduction to the basic theory of auction that provided the insights for the design of auctions such as the sale of spectrum for mobiles telecommunications and the sale of former government-owned companies around the globe.
Acquire the tools to address emerging challenges in modern computer networks with this multidisciplinary review of the fundamentals.
Governments use them to sell everything from oilfields to pollution permits, and to privatize companies; consumers rely on them to buy baseball tickets and hotel rooms, and economic theorists employ them to explain booms and busts. Auctions make up many of the world's most important markets; and this book describes how auction theory has also become an invaluable tool for understanding economics. Auctions: Theory and Practice provides a non-technical introduction to auction theory, and emphasises its practical application. Although there
This text bridges the gulf between theoretical economic principles of negotiation and auction theory and their multifaceted applications in actual practice. It is intended to be a supplement to the already existing literature, as a comprehensive collection of reports detailing experiences and results of very different negotiations and auctions.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: All-pay auction, Bid-to-cover ratio, Bidding function, Chinese auction, Combinatorial auction, Counterspeculation, Auctions, and Competitive Sealed Tenders, Double auction, Dutch auction, English auction, First-price sealed-bid auction, Generalized second-price auction, Japanese auction, Online auction, Revenue equivalence, Reverse auction, Uniform price auction, Unique bid auction, Vickrey auction, Walrasian auction, Winner's curse. Excerpt: An auction is a process of buying and selling
This unified 2001 treatment of game theory focuses on finding state-of-the-art solutions to issues surrounding the next generation of wireless and communications networks. The key results and tools of game theory are covered, as are various real-world technologies and a wide range of techniques for modeling, design and analysis.
Traditional economic theory studies idealized markets in which prices alone can guide efficient allocation, with no need for central organization. Such models build from Adam Smith’s famous concept of an invisible hand, which guides markets and renders regulation or interference largely unnecessary. Yet for many markets, prices alone are not enough to guide feasible and efficient outcomes, and regulation alone is not enough, either. Consider air traffic control at major airports. While prices could encourage airlines to take off
This textbook provides a short introduction to auction theory through exercises with detailed answer keys. Focusing on practical examples, this textbook offers over 80 exercises that predict bidders' equilibrium behaviour in different auction formats, along with the seller's strategic incentives to organize one auction format over the other. The book emphasizes game-theoretic tools, so students can apply similar tools to other auction formats. Also included are several exercises based on published articles, with the model reduced to its main elements and
This theory finds its origins in field of economics. It is said to be an applied branch of the very same field. In this theory, many ways in which people act in auctions are included. This theory also describes properties possessed by auction markets. An auction may follow a certain rule or set of multiple rules. Such sets of rules are known as auction designs. These designs are also a part of this particular theory. Auction theory is said to
A synthesis of theoretical and practical research on combinatorial auctions from the perspectives of economics, operations research, and computer science.
How auctions work, in theory and practice, with clear explanations and real-world examples that range from government procurement to eBay. Although it is among the oldest of market institutions, the auction is ubiquitous in today's economy, used for everything from government procurement to selling advertising on the Internet to course assignment at MIT's Sloan School. And yet beyond the small number of economists who specialize in the subject, few people understand how auctions really work. This concise, accessible, and engaging
The book elaborates the basic principles of Auction Theory in a non-technical language so as to make them easily accessible to even those not trained in the discipline. Auctions as allocation mechanisms have been in use across the world since antiquity and are still employed in different countries for purchase and sales of a wide range of objects, both by governments and by private agents. Auction has gained popularity over other allocation mechanisms since the rules of auctions are very