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A Theory of Auctions and Competitive Bidding

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  • Milgrom, Paul R
  • Weber, Robert J

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  • Milgrom, Paul R & Weber, Robert J, 1982. "A Theory of Auctions and Competitive Bidding," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 50(5), pages 1089-1122, September.
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