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Regret in auctions: theory and evidence

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  • Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans
  • Elena Katok

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  • Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans & Elena Katok, 2007. "Regret in auctions: theory and evidence," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 33(1), pages 81-101, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:33:y:2007:i:1:p:81-101
    DOI: 10.1007/s00199-006-0180-9
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    Keywords

    Auctions; Competitive bidding; Regret; Risk-aversion; Learning; Experimental economics; D44; C91;
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    JEL classification:

    • D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior

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