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Mécanismes bayésiens incitatifs: un survol de quelques résultats récents

  • Claude d'ASPREMONT
  • Jacques CREMER
  • Louis-André GERARD-VARET

This paper presents a survey of some recent results on Bayesian mechanisms. We show that efficient Bayesian mechanisms can "nearly always" be constructed by adding a Groves mechanisms and a Bayesian mechanism whose only aim is to balance the budget. In so doing, we present an interpretation of a condition--called condition C--which plays an important role in the literature. The last part of the paper is focussed on the implementation of non efficient decision rules, and contains a discussion of necessary and sufficient conditions so that this be possible.

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Article provided by ENSAE in its journal Annals of Economics and Statistics.

Volume (Year): (1992)
Issue (Month): 25-26 ()
Pages: 151-164

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Handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:1992:i:25-26:p:07
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