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Multiunit Auctions

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  • Anthony M. Kwasnica
  • Katerina Sherstyuk

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We survey experimental research on multi-unit auctions with an emphasis on topics that may be of a unifying interest to experimental, as well as theoretical and empiri- cal economists. Topics include static and dynamic multi-unit auctions; combinatorial auctions and efficient auction design; simultaneous and sequential auctions; bidder asymmetry and endogenous entry, and collusion in auctions. We also discuss behav- ioral regularities observed in multi-unit auction experiments.
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  • Anthony M. Kwasnica & Katerina Sherstyuk, 2013. "Multiunit Auctions," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 27(3), pages 461-490, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jecsur:v:27:y:2013:i:3:p:461-490
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