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Incentive compatibility in non-quasilinear environments

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  • Kos, Nenad
  • Messner, Matthias

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We derive several implications of incentive compatibility in general (i.e., not necessarily quasilinear) environments. Building on Kos and Messner (2013), we provide a (partial) characterization of incentive compatible mechanisms.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 121 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 12-14

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Keywords: Implementation; Incentive compatibility; Mechanism design; Non-quasilinear environments;

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