Multi-attribute procurement auctions with risk averse suppliers
AbstractWe analyze multi-attribute procurement auctions with risk-averse suppliers. As the number of suppliers increases or the suppliers become more risk-averse, the equilibrium bidding price decreases under the first-score auction but remains the same under the second-score auction. A buyer prefers the first-score auction.
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Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Procurement auctions; Multi-attribute auctions; Risk aversion;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Auctions
- H57 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Procurement
- L50 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - General
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