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The set of equilibria of first-price auctions

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  • Paulo Klinger Monteiro

    (EPGE-FGV)

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In this note I show that pratically any increasing function is the equilibrium bidding function of a symmetric first-price auction. It is like a Sonnenschein-Mantel-Debreu for auctions

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Microeconomics with number 0403001.

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Length: 6 pages
Date of creation: 05 Mar 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0403001

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