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The 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Mechanism Design Theory


  • Dilip Mookherjee


This paper provides an overview of mechanism design theory, and explains the roles played by Leonid Hurwicz, Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson in the development of this field. Copyright © The editors of the "Scandinavian Journal of Economics" 2008 .

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  • Dilip Mookherjee, 2008. "The 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Mechanism Design Theory," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 110(2), pages 237-260, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:scandj:v:110:y:2008:i:2:p:237-260

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