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Incentive compatibility in non-quasilinear environments

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  • Kos, Nenad
  • Messner, Matthias

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We derive several implications of incentive compatibility in general (i.e., not necessarily quasilinear) environments. Building on Kos and Messner (2013), we provide a (partial) characterization of incentive compatible mechanisms.

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  • Kos, Nenad & Messner, Matthias, 2013. "Incentive compatibility in non-quasilinear environments," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(1), pages 12-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:121:y:2013:i:1:p:12-14
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.06.020
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    Keywords

    Implementation; Incentive compatibility; Mechanism design; Non-quasilinear environments;

    JEL classification:

    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games
    • D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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