Repeated Auctions with the Right of First Refusal
AbstractThis paper characterizes a set of Nash equilibria in a first-price sealed-bid repeated auction with the right of first refusal using two bidders and asymmetric information regarding the bidders' value distributions. When contract value is constant from one auction to the next and winners' values are publicized, agents retain the value of incumbency and bids are identical to one-shot auctions. When each agent's contract values are random across auctions, agents choose to bid away the full expected value of incumbency, providing a measure of the value of information in this context.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University in its series Working Papers with number 7.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2006
Date of revision: Jul 2007
Publication status: published, BE Journal of Theoretical Economics
repeated auction; right of first refusal;
Other versions of this item:
- C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Auctions
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
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- NEP-ALL-2007-04-14 (All new papers)
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