Incentive Compatibility and Differentiability: New Results and Classic Applications
AbstractThis note provides several generalizations of Mailath's (1987) result that incentive compatibility plus separation implies differentiability. The new results extend the theory to classic models in finance such as Leland and Pyle (1977), Glosten (1989), and De Marzo and Duffie (1999), that were not previously covered.
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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 02 Oct 2010
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Adverse selection; separation; differentiable strategies; incentive-compatibility;
Other versions of this item:
- Mailath, George J. & von Thadden, Ernst-Ludwig, 2013. "Incentive compatibility and differentiability: New results and classic applications," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 148(5), pages 1841-1861.
- Mailath, George J. & Thadden, Ernst-Ludwig von, 2013. "Incentive Compatibility and Differentiability New Results and Classic Applications," Discussion Paper Series of SFB/TR 15 Governance and the Efficiency of Economic Systems 447, Free University of Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, University of Mannheim, University of Munich.
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