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1. auctions (applications)

We survey some recent empirical work concerning the analysis of auctions. We begin by describing a two-step nonparametric approach for ...

By Patrick Bajari. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. auctions (experiments)

Experiments permit rigorous investigations of auction theory generating a dialogue with theorists and policymakers. In single-unit private value auctions ...

By John H. Kagel and Dan Levin. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. auctions (theory)

Auction theory has undergone two waves of innovation. The first, which originated with Vickrey (1961) and was completed in the early 1980s, focused on ...

By Lawrence M. Ausubel. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. search theory (new perspectives)

This article reviews the recent development of search theory. We begin with a standard model of undirected (or random) search and illustrate that the ...

By Shouyong Shi. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. computing in mechanism design

Computational issues are important in mechanism design, but have received insufficient research interest. This article briefly reviews ...

By Tuomas Sandholm. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. mechanism design

A mechanism is a specification of how economic decisions are determined as a function of the information that is known by the individuals in the economy. ...

By Roger B. Myerson. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. auctions (empirics)

The structural analysis of auction data relying on game theoretic models has undergone a tremendous development since the mid-1990s. This article reviews ...

By Isabelle Perrigne and Quang Vuong. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. value elicitation

Economists are interested in eliciting values at the level of the individual because market values do not provide the information needed to measure consumer ...

By Glenn W. Harrison. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. behavioural economics and game theory

Behavioural economics, broadly defined, refers to the research programme that investigates the relationship between psychology and economic behaviour. ...

By Faruk Gul. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Laffont, Jean-Jacques (1947–2004)

Jean-Jacques Laffont was one of the great economists of the last quarter of the 20th century, with an encyclopedic mind in a time of intense specialization. ...

By Jean Tirole. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008