Optimal search auctions with correlated bidder types
AbstractWe study optimal auctions when contacting prospective bidders is costly and the biddersÃ¯Â¾â values are correlated. Although full surplus extraction is in general impossible, we can construct a search mechanism that fully extracts the surplus with an arbitrarily high probability.
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Volume (Year): 93 (2006)
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- CrÃ©mer, Jacques & Spiegel, Yossi & Zheng, Charles Zhoucheng, 2006. "Optimal Search Auctions with Correlated Bidder Types," Staff General Research Papers 12663, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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