Incentive Compatibility and Differentiability New Results and Classic Applications
AbstractWe provide several generalizations of Mailath's (1987) result that in games of asymmetric information with a continuum of types incentive compatibility plus separation implies differentiability of the informed agent's strategy. The new results extend the theory to classic models in finance such as Leland and Pyle (1977), Glosten (1989), and DeMarzo and Duffie (1999), that were not previously covered.
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Adverse selection; separation; differentiable strategies; incentive compatibility;
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- 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.
- George J. Mailath & Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden, 2010. "Incentive Compatibility and Differentiability: New Results and Classic Applications," PIER Working Paper Archive 10-032, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
- C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General
- C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
- G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
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- NEP-ALL-2013-11-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CTA-2013-11-16 (Contract Theory & Applications)
- NEP-MIC-2013-11-16 (Microeconomics)
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