Interim bribery in auctions
AbstractBidders can bribe the auctioneer before they bid, with the auctioneer lowering the winner's bid if the winner paid the bribe. In equilibrium bidders employ a cutoff strategy and corruption affects neither efficiency nor the bidders' expected payoffs.
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Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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